Year Book Australia – ABS February 2008

Year Book Australia provides a comprehensive overview of the economic and social conditions of contemporary Australia. It is a statistically-oriented publication with sufficient background information to establish a context for the statistics and to assist in understanding and interpreting them. It also contains descriptive matter dealing with Australia’s geography and climate, the environment, government, international […]

2007 US Survey of University Research Commercialisation Licences FY2005 AUTM

US Survey of University Research Commercialisation Licences FY2005 – AUTM 2007

Over the years, policy makers and elected officials have become increasingly interested in how academic research and creative work are tied to the economy and competitiveness. During the same time our activities have increased in scope to embrace more of the university’s basic mission of education, research and community service. Our work now includes education […]

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Economic Impact of CRC (The Cooperative Research Centre) Insight DEST 2006

CRC (The Cooperative Research Centres) Programme was established in 1990 to improve the effectiveness of Australia’s research and development effort. It links researchers with industry to focus R&D efforts on progress towards utilisation and commercialisation. Since the commencement of the CRC Programme, there have been nine CRC selection rounds, resulting in the establishment of 158 […]

2006 Funding University Industry Engagement & Commercialisation B-HERT Roundatable

Funding University Industry Engagement and Commercialisation – B-HERT Roundatable June 2006

The purpose of the Business/Higher Education Round Table B-HERT is to pursue initiatives that will advance the goals and improve the performance of both business and higher education for the benefit of Australian society. B-HERT is the only body where leaders of Australia’s business,research, professional and academic communities come together to address important issues of […]

Forecasting Productivity Growth 2004-2024 – The Role of ICT – DCITA March 2006

This report presents forecasting productivity growth in major sectors of the Australian economy between 2004 and 2024. The main objective is to inform policy makers and the interested public on the likely impact of technological change on productivity growth. On the basis of quite conservative assumptions, indications are that information and communications technology (ICT) will […]

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 […]

2005 Third Stream Funding a Case for Australian Universities IRUA

2005 Third Stream Funding a Case for Australian Universities IRUA At the recent National Stakeholder Forum on the Research Quality Framework (RQF), the Expert Advisory Group Chair, Sir Gareth Roberts, suggested it would be advantageous for Australia to consider the introduction of Third Stream funding for universities. This would provide recognition of this rapidly growing […]

2005 Incentives For Commercialisation – University Case Studies Yencken DEST

2005 Incentives For Commercialisation – University Case Studies Yencken DEST Karingal Consultants were commissioned in June 2003 by the Australian Department of Education, Science and Training to carry out a study involving Evaluation of Incentives for Commercialisation of Research in Australian Universities. The study focused on the thirteen universities comprising the Group of Eight (Go8) […]

2002 Measuring University 3rd Stream Activities UK Russell Report

Measuring Universities 3rd Stream Activities – UK Russell Report April 2002

Universities are seen by many to be increasingly significant sources of knowledge and capabilities within the knowledge economy. Policy-makers and analysts alike have begun to pay more attention to the ways in which university-based capabilities and activities can contribute to social and economic development. Since their inception, although universities have contributed directly and indirectly to […]