2007 Science Technology and Industry Scoreboard OECD

Science Technology and Industry Scoreboard – OECD 2007

This eighth edition of the Science Technology and Industry Scoreboard brings together the latest data and indicators on trends in knowledge, on globalisation and on its impact on economic performance in OECD and non-member economies. In this edition, the focus broadens to include emerging countries, with a special focus on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, […]

Impacts of Nanotechnology on Regulatory Framework – Monash September 2007

This report presents an independent review of the effect of nanotechnology on Australia’s regulatory frameworks. It highlights the degree to which the health, safety and environmental (HSE) concerns raised by a range of nano-applications would be covered by our relevant regulatory regimes, and identifies for a range of nanofamilies the existence of some potential regulatory […]

Australian Nanotechnology Capability Report – 3rd edition – Invest Australia May 2007

Nanotechnology is a thriving field of research, development and commercialisation in Australia. The country is renowned for its strong R&D credentials, innovative and highly skilled scientists, and enterprising workforce. Coupled with strong government support and strategic international alliances, Australian nanotechnology has delivered significant scientific breakthroughs that will have a lasting impact on our lives. Invest […]

2006 Options for a Nanotechnology Strategy DITR June 2006

Options for a Nanotechnology Strategy – DITR June 2006

This Report, prepared by the National Nanotechnology Strategy Taskforce, provides implementable options for a National Nanotechnology Strategy. The Report was written in response to the findings of the March 2005 Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council (PMSEIC) presentation on nanotechnology. The PMSEIC report recommended that the Government examine the options for implementing a national […]

2006 Productivity Commissions Support for Science Innovation DCITA Jun 2006

Productivity Commissions Support for Science and Innovation – DCITA June 2006

In considering the impacts of public support for science and innovation, it is important to take account of the key role of ICT in the economy and contemporary society. Recenteconomic research concludes that ICT is a fundamental general purpose technology,driving a major transition and enabling a very wide range of other innovations throughout the economy. The rapid […]

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 […]