Researcher biography

Martie-Louise Verreynne is a Professor in Innovation and Interim Academic Dean and Head of the UQ Business School. Her research in innovation, particularly open innovation, focuses on how small firms leverage capabilities and networks to gain a competitive edge. Martie-Louise is a regular contributor to leading small business, entrepreneurship, strategy and interdisciplinary journals and serves as Associate Editor to the Journal of Small Business Management. She currently holds ARC Discovery and ITTC grants. Martie-Louise is a recipient of the prestigious Australian Learning and Teaching Council citation for contribution to student learning based on her work in the area of commercialisation of high-tech start-ups and leads the development of the MicroMasters in Corporate Innovation, delivered through EdX. She actively works with industry to create research impact and has received several awards in recognition of this work.