Innovation at Lifeblood

Our rapid learning framework

We think big, test small and learn fast.

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Problem exploration
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Untap creativity
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Rapid test and learn
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Problem to solution exploration

Who we are

We’re a hardworking team who thrive on pushing limits.

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Alex Young
Innovation Manager
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Ashen Vithana
Innovation Development Centre Manager
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Richard Walsh
Business Design Lead
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Anand Hamid
Innovation Specialist
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Sophie Newcombe
Innovation Specialist

Our partners

We can’t do it alone.

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We have a strategic partnership with RMIT, giving us access to each other’s professional expertise, laboratories and equipment.



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We have a student agreement with Monash University, helping student talent find internships within Lifeblood.

What we offer you

Individuals and students

Unleash your strengths in design (UX, Service Design), technology (data and digital), and healthcare through exciting internship and volunteering opportunities. Student? Gain experience, share your fresh perspectives and make an impact. Professional? Contribute your expertise as a skilled volunteer. Engage in time-limited activities like invigorating 2-3 day design sprints or hackathons, where you can collaborate with like-minded professionals and make a real difference.

Organisations and start-ups

Whether your organisation is corporate or academic, established or starting out, we recognise the immense expertise our innovation partners bring to the table. Together, we can collaborate wholeheartedly to address challenges that align perfectly with Lifeblood's, and your organisation’s, strategic goals.

Want to innovate? Let’s collaborate.