I am pleased to announce Dr Noelle Sunstrom as the winner of the inaugural Women in Export Scholarship.

Dr Sunstrom is the founder and CEO of NeuClone Pty Ltd, which develops and commercialises high quality biosimilar medical products.

NeuClone is a perfect example of how Australian innovation is generating global interest and creating Australian jobs.

NeuClone's patented technology enhances the production of biologic drugs by causing cells to increase protein expression, creating cost-efficiencies for manufacturers. This has led to a partnership with the Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine maker.

NeuClone's disruptive technologies will deliver a significant social impact and Dr Sunstrom, as the inventor, founder and CEO of NeuClone, is a very worthy recipient of this scholarship.

The Women in Export Scholarship is offered in partnership by Austrade and Chief Executive Women (CEW).

Dr Sunstrom will attend Harvard Business School's Disruptive Innovation—Strategies for a Successful Enterprise program, delivered at Boston, Massachusetts in July 2017.

The scholarship reflects the Turnbull Government's commitment to supporting female entrepreneurship and helping businesses take advantage of growing global demand for Australia's high quality goods, services and intellectual property.

For more information, visit: www.exportawards.gov.au/womeninexport or www.cew.org.au/scholarships

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