Innovation Specialists and Facilitators

Making good things happen since 2017

Facilitation that energises, enlightens and enables you to unleash creativity, boost innovation and deliver outcomes.
We design complex, cross-sector conversations between research organisations, funders, business and community partners.


Because we love creating positive lasting legacies in a world that is increasingly complex, diverse and uncertain. Collaborative Capacities facilitates conversations that help you to

  • Create new solutions
  • Deliver solutions collaboratively, and  
  • Achieve outputs and far-reaching outcomes. 


Our work is inclusive, creative and focused on outcomes, using a systems based, human centric approach. We work with you to

  • Design a safe, constructive space
  • Develop alignment and a common purpose, and
  • Allow actionable results to emerge at the intersections. 


We work with research organisations and the public and private sectors, online or in-person. Our events can be internal to your team or include a range of relevant parties. Talk to us about

  • Successful innovation strategies
  • Resilient business models
  • Inclusive practices

What people say

“Sawsan is a connecting force”
“We got so much more than we thought we would”
“One of the best workshops I’ve ever been to”
“I don’t know what you did but it worked”
“Teams in academia don’t just happen”
“The result was a revelation”
“That was magic”