2003 Assessing Australia's Innovative Performance IPRIA 2003

Assessing Australia’s Innovative Performance – IPRIA June 2003

International competitiveness increasingly depends on innovation and innovative performance, especially in advanced economies. With a decade of structural reforms and with continued operational improvement in education and infrastructure now a given, Australian companies are able to rapidly acquire and deploy technology from around the world. But competitiveness can no longer be sustained by producing standard […]

2003 Senate Report into Business R&D Investment

Senate Report into Business Research and Development Investment – June 2003

In July 2002 the Minister for Science, the Hon. Peter McGauran MP, asked the committee to inquire into the commitment of Australian business to research and development (R&D). The committee’s terms of reference required it to address a number of factors bearing on business expenditure on R&D (BERD). The report is structured in line with the […]

2003 Measuring Creative Digital Content June 2003

Measuring Creative Digital Content – DCITA June 2003

This study has been undertaken for the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts between 14 April, 2003 and 19 June, 2003. The conclusions are largely based on views expressed in a user survey conducted as part of the study as well as those offered in a range of face-to-face interviews with key organisations […]

2003 Economic Benefits from Cultural Assets

Economic Benefits from Cultural Assets – XAMAX June 2003

Collecting institutions are the guardians of rich repositories of Australian cultural history, and increasingly also of its cultural present. They are well aware of the benefits of digitisation of their holdings, and are doing what they can to make much more of their collections much more readily accessible. They are constrained by many impediments, not […]

2003 Digital Content Industry – Role of Government As A Market Participant – Convergent DCITA

2003 Digital Content Industry – Role of Government As A Market Participant – Convergent DCITA This report analyses the role played by Government Agencies as market participants in the creative digital content industries. In general, it aims to contribute to the following outcomes: • Identify the processes through which Government Agencies participate in digital content […]

2003 Implementation Plan For ICT Research – National Research Priorities DSTO

2003 Implementation Plan For ICT Research – National Research Priorities DSTO DSTO’s mission is to ‘provide expert, impartial and innovative application of science and technology to the defence of Australia and its national interests’. This mission maps completely onto the Priority Goal of Transformational Defence Technologies within the Safeguarding Australia Research Priority. As well, DSTO’s […]

Implementation Plan for ICT Research for the National Research Priorities – DSTO May 2003

DSTO’s mission is to ‘provide expert, impartial and innovative application of science and technology to the defence of Australia and its national interests’. This mission maps completely onto the Priority Goal of Transformational Defence Technologies within the Safeguarding Australia Research Priority. As well, DSTO’s research contributes to other Priority Goals in the Safeguarding Australia and […]

Australian Venture Capital Year Book – AVCAL Thompson April 2003

In December 2002, Federal Parliament passed the Venture Capital Limited Partnership (VCLP) legislation, making 2002 a momentous year for the industry. The VCLP legislation gives VC Limited Partnerships flow through status for tax purposes, provides CGT exemption for a wide class of foreign investors, and creates a strong alignment of interests between the GP and […]