• By focusing on the trajectories of some of the most extraordinary entrepreneurs of our time, Andrews and Wood remind us of the immense transformative power of individuals relative to governments and other institutions.

    Yves Tiberghien

Meet the authors

Peter Andrews

Peter's work on drug design and development led him to found a series of biotechnology companies and research institutes in Australia, and then into the role of Queensland Chief Scientist, where he learnt both the pleasure and the pain of operating at the interface of research, government and industry.

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Fiona Wood

Fiona is a science and innovation policy analyst who advises research agencies and other organisations in Europe, Asia, North America and Australasia on how to align research investment with stakeholder expectations. Her current work focuses on the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in creating new businesses, more rewarding jobs and, ultimately, a happier planet.

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Consulting, guest speaking and workshops

After three years researching and writing “Überpreneurs”, we are keen to share our conclusions as widely as possible. Taking advantage of several decades of experience as consultants and communicators, we offer a range of services tailored to meet the needs of specific audiences.

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