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Greenice Pty Ltd

Principal: Michael du Plessis



contact details:
  Greenice Pty Ltd
9 Cotton Street
North Epping
NSW    2121
tel: 61 (0)402 310 306
fax: 61 (0)2 8078 3800
mobile: 61 (0)402 310 306
email: michael@greenice.com.au
web: www.greenice.com.au


Key Services Offered:
I provide specialised consulting in the areas of new product development, innovation and R&D. I help clients improve their return on investment from these types of activities. Generally work with medium sized firms and corporates. A growing area of practice is conducting carbon audits and calculating carbon footprints for firms. I have access to rigorous scientific methods and tools. My areas of specialisation include: - Technology development processes - R&D management - 125% and 175% R&D Tax Concession and Tax Offset - Australian Government Grants - Business strategies for research intensive organisations - Setting up alliances between firms and universities - Carbon audits - Carbon footprint calculations.

Core Experience of Principal:
Over 20 years experience in new product development, project management, R&D, trademarks, patents, innovation and technology commercialisation. I have worked in a variety of countries including South Africa, Scotland and Australia. I have held senior management positions in ICI PLC, Orica and Sydney Water Corporation.


Qualifications & Accreditations:
BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD (Chemistry) University of Cape Town Certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP) from Product Development Management Association (USA), Registered Explosives Expert - SAFEX International Member Australian Water Association. Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
Manufacturing, chemicals, mining, commercial explosives, water utilities, defence, government trading organisations, universities, national research organisations, research intensive organisations.

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