Directory of Australian Innovation Researchers – DIISR March 2013

The Department of Innovation, Industry, Science, Research and Tertiary Education seeks to build and sustain links with academics and researchers with an interest in Innovation Research and/or Innovation Policy. As part of this process, the Department has developed a community of academics and researchers working, or interested, in the field of innovation theory and practice. […]

Broadband Infrastructure and Economic Growth – Nina Czernich February 2009

High-speed internet access via broadband infrastructure has developed rapidly worldwide since the late 1990s. Broadband infrastructure allows the generation and distribution of decentralized information and ideas in markets increasingly relying on information as an input. In light of modern theories of endogenous growth, this should accelerate economic growth by facilitating the development and adoption of […]

Innovation and the Knowledge Economy – ABF May 2006

Innovation is a key issue for both corporate managers and public policy makers because it jointly determines the business performance of firms and the path of economic development. The argument presented in this paper is that business challenges and policy issues intersect. The aim is to explore how innovation happens, the importance of innovation for […]

Commercialisation of Public Sector Research – PMSEIC June 2001

Australia invests millions of dollars in innovation and research each year. The results enhance virtually every aspect of our lives either directly, such as better health and education, or indirectly, like the broader economic benefits of exciting new business opportunities. This report focuses on commercialisation of research – the process of transforming ideas, knowledge and […]

2000 Chance to Change - Robin Batterham Final Report PMSEIC

Chance to Change – Final Report – Robin Batterham PMSEIC November 2000

Innovation is the driver of every modern economy – it is the key to competitiveness, employment growth and social well being. The cycle of innovation must be fed by new ideas and basic knowledge which are capable of being transferred and accepted by end-users. Our international partners and competitors are investing heavily in their SET […]