Australia needs more incentives for R&D

If startups and small businesses are finding talent hard to retain and the market difficult to grow in, we risk stifling innovation and growth.

Independent body on research integrity

Innovation Minister Senator Kim Carr has announced a new independent body to ensure institutions appropriately respond to allegations of research misconduct. Senator Carr said the Australian Research Integrity Committee would provide greater confidence in the ethical standards of researchers. “This is about ensuring that taxpayers get value for their investment in public sector research and […]

A big task ahead for Australian innovation: Cutler review

The review of Australia’s innovation system, led by CSIRO director Dr Terry Cutler, has been released about a month later than originally planned. Releasing the report, ‘venturousaustralia – building strength in innovation’, Innovation Minister Kim Carr said the architecture of the current innovation system was a generation old and it was time for “a root-and-branch rethink”. […]


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