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Reimagining Sydney’s leading centre for innovation

Sydney Innovation Precinct for Health Education Research (SIPfHER)

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RPA Hospital Rooftop view
SydneyConnect Image: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Campus - Sydney Innovation Precinct

For over 140 years, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney have partnered to solve some of the world’s most complex health problems. The Sydney Innovation Precinct elevates this partnership. It brings together medical research institutes, centres of excellence and industry partners as an ecosystem for discovery. The Sydney Innovation Precinct is the Camperdown node of Tech Central

It is our mission to further strengthen the identity of Camperdown as a global destination for health-related research, innovation and education.

A new council

In 2022, the SIPfHER Precinct Council was established as the central strategic oversight body and to facilitate collaboration between the major institutions and key stakeholders in Camperdown. To support these aims, the Council has senior executive representation including the Secretary NSW Health, Board Chair and Chief Executive of Sydney Local Health District, Executive Director of SIPfHER and Sydney Research, the Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Medicine and Health) from the University of Sydney, and the Board Chair of the Centenary Institute.