|No.||Institution||Short name||City, Country||Type||Sector||Scientist-in-charge|
|1.||University of Novi Sad||UNS||Novi Sad, Serbia||AC||Academic||Goran Stojanović|
|2.||Elvesys SAS||ELV||Paris, France||MS||SME||Guilhem V. Casquillas|
|3.||Marcotech oHG||MAR||Muenster, Germany||MS||SME||Lothar Heinrich|
|4.||Genochem SAS||GEN||Grasse, France||MS||SME||Cedric Poinsard|
|5.||Prince Songkla University||PSU||Songkla, Thailand||TC||Academic||Somyot Chirasatitsin|
|6.||Curtin University||CUU||Perth, Australia||TC||Academic||Hani Al-Salami|
Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest university, with more than 58,000 students. Of these, over 15,000 are international students. The University’s main campus is in Bentley near the Perth CBD. Curtin has five other campuses across WA, Malaysia and Singapore, with a new campus opening in Dubai in 2018. Curtin also has presence at a number of other global locations.
Curtin is celebrating ‘50 Years of Innovation’ in 2017 – the combined history of the Western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT), which opened its doors to students in 1967 and Curtin University, which opened in 1987.
Today, Curtin is estimated to be ranked 180th and in the top one per cent of universities worldwide, and 9th in Australia in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017 (ARWU), and features highly in a number of other key world rankings.
The University has built a reputation around innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, being at the forefront of many high-profile research projects in astronomy, biosciences, economics, mining and information technology. It is also recognised globally for its strong connections with industry, and for its commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future.
Key personnel: Dr Hani Al-Salami.