Melbourne Innovation Districts (MID) is a partnership between the City of Melbourne, RMIT University, and the University of Melbourne, to develop urban innovations in Melbourne, for the benefit of the whole city.
The program of work is focused around five essential components of future cities, stimulating and connecting new ideas and practices to project and partnerships which can prototype and apply them across the urban landscape.
Innovation Impact Hackathon at Queen Vic Markets
November 15, 2017
RMIT Activator, MID and Queen Vic Market will be hosting a collaborative event where students will work together to create innovative ideas around food waste management and retails space activation…
Regional Acceleration: Team Melbourne kicks off two year work program on the entrepreneurial economy
November 8, 2017
MID’s partners, together with a group of Melbourne-based entrepreneurs, educators and policy leaders, travelled to Boston this month to kick off Melbourne’s participation in the MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program…
Urban Inequality and Educational Leadership
October 20, 2017
In this oration for the Australian Council for Educational Leadership, MID’s Tom Bentley addresses education’s role in responding to global challenges of inequality, disruption, and social conflict. He argues that…