2006 Knowledge Transfer and Society Benefit – Australian Universities – Philips KPA DEST

2006 Knowledge Transfer and Society Benefit – Australian Universities – Philips KPA DEST This 2006 reports sponsored by DEST looks at knowledge transfer from Universities into society. Sometimes referred to as “third stream” activity (as opposed to teaching & research), this report takes a broader definition than most as to what constitutes knowledge transfer, reviewing […]

2006 Review of TMarks, Business Company & Domain Names ACIP

2006 Review of TMarks, Business Company & Domain Names ACIP In April 2003 the former Parliamentary Secretary, the Hon Warren Entsch MP, having responsibility for patent, trade mark, designs and plant breeder’s right matters within the portfolio of Industry, Tourism and Resources, asked the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) to examine the issue of […]

2005 – Search Fund Study 2005

2005 – Search Fund Study 2005 A search fund is a pool of capital raised to financially support the efforts of an entrepreneur, or a team of entrepreneurs, to locate a privately held company for acquisition.  While the lifecycle of a search fund often includes up to four stages (fundraising, search and acquisition, operation, and […]

2005 Nanotech Research Groups – Issues Affecting Nanoscience – DITR

2005 Nanotech Research Groups – Issues Affecting Nanoscience – DITR To assess the issues that are of significance to the Australian nanoscience community leading to the development of a national nanotechnology strategy, some 701 nanoscience research groups were surveyed during October-November 2005. The survey was targeted at research groups rather than individuals or institutions, and […]

2005 Appendix Metrics for Research Commercialisation – DEST

Appendix – Metrics for Research Commercialisation – DEST The National Survey of Research Commercialisation (NSRC) is a survey of research commercialisation inputs, activity and output indicators for Australian publicly funded research organisations (Universities, Publicly Funded Research Agencies and a range of Medical Research Institutes).  It typically surveys approximately 70 institutions and consists of 30 questions.

2005 Australia and the US Trade in a New Era – DFAT

2005 Australia and the US Trade in a New Era – DFAT US multinationals are important actors in the Australian economy, both in their own right and indirectly, through the business and business practices they bring to their local supply networks. They also are an important avenue for the further internationalisation of the Australian economy. […]

2005 Role of Creativity in The Innovation Economy – PMSEIC Dec 2005

2005 Role of Creativity in The Innovation Economy – PMSEIC Dec 2005 This report provides recommendations for leveraging the intellectual and creative wealth of our nation. We imagine Australia as a creative society, where pride in our ideas and ingenuity produce outcomes in science and technology as well as in design, creativity and innovation. Global […]

2005 Unlocking China’s Services Sector DFAT

2005- Unlocking China’s Services Sector DFAT China’s services sector is opening up, but further reform is needed. The services sector in China should account for a much greater proportion of the country’s total output than it currently does given the country’s level of per capita income. The services sector needs to grow and expand its […]

2005 Australian Information Society Stocktake DCITA

2005 Australian Information Society Stocktake DCITA A report against the Action Plan of the Geneva World Summit on the Information Society To assess Australia’s progress against the World Summit on the Information Socity (WSIS) Plan of Action, the Australian Government undertook a stocktake of public and private sector and civil society activities to develop the […]

2005 Unlocking The Potential – Digital Content Industries Vision DCIAA

2005 Unlocking The Potential – Digital Content Industries Vision DCIAA Strategic Industry Leaders Group (SILG) resolved to form four working groups to involve wider industry representatives and investigate key areas where opportunities for and barriers to growth had been identified. These key areas were: investment; exports and international engagement; research and development; and skills and […]