Pitch Perfect: how to develop a stellar pitch deck

11 Nov 2022 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Level up your industry engagement and commercialisation skills with PD+ Webinars

The key fundamentals to developing a great pitch deck and how to pitch to achieve the outcomes you want.

About this event

Who should attend

  • PhD students
  • Postdoctoral researchers
  • Early and mid-career researchers
  • Industry-engaged academics
  • Industry-engaged professional staff

What you'll experience

PD+ is a free weekly webinar series that takes place every Friday from 12-1PM. It is the perfect way to lunch and level up your industry engagement and commercialisation skills.

Meet your presenter: Dr Mark Reed

Mark is a strategic technologist with a vision and passion for deep technology and global impact. He has successfully developed a number of real-time systems which have resulted in world-first results that have utilised patented solutions and engaged with multi-national companies. As a Founder CEO, he has taken highly complex technology products to market and performed the roles of business development, product management and marketing, successfully selling his startup business to a NYSE listed company.

Mark has more than 20 years experience in research and commercialisation of technology. He is an inventor on 11 patent applications, spun technology out of research labs and developed a strong sense of market trends and needs. His work has raised more than $8m in research and commercialisation funding and he continues to engage in both research and commercialisation activities. He has also published more than 100 technical research papers, and been an invited speaker at a number of industry leading conferences and trade shows.

PD+ streams: Commercialisation of Research


Event is free but registration is essential

The PD+ webinar series is brought to you by the University of Newcastle's Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise (KEE) and Campus Plus.


What is KEE?

The University of Newcastle's Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise (KEE) is responsible for facilitating impact within our regions through intellectual property commercialisation, business development, and entrepreneurship. KEE works with researchers and industry to identify and facilitate high-value licenses and research collaborations, in addition to supporting pre-startups, startups, and scale-up companies.


  • via Zoom
  • research_advantage@fofurasdepano.com

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.