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2019 Menzies Science Entrepreneur Fellows


Dr Melony Sellars:

Melony’s Genics secures global food production through smart pathogen detection, shrimp aquaculture loss is over $6bn per annum. Melony is not only a global thought leader, and has demonstrated relentless execution, with an incredible ability to build coalition despite challenges.

Learn more about Melony here

Dr Jinghua Fang:

Jinghua’s AloxiTec is using her “flexible ceramic” to solve global food waste problem which costs Australia more than $20bn per annum. Jinghua has demonstrated incredible resilience, wonderful attitude, highly adaptable. Jinghua is also an example of how Australia attracts offshore talent to build world class technologies and companies here.

Learn more about Jinghua here

Dr Simon Gross:

Simon’s Modular Photonics continues to build Australia’s leadership in global photonics industry, solving a $2bn global problem. Simon is another example of Australia attracting talent from offshore (Austria!), with highly entrepreneurial learning capacity, building Australia’s industry of the future.