2006 Strategy to Accelerate Innovation in NSW Jonathan West NSW DSRD

2006 Strategy to Accelerate Innovation in NSW Jonathan West NSW DSRD This report by Jonathan West, commissioned by the NSW Government, formed the basis of the 2006 NSW Innovation Statement. It is therefore an important report in explaining what NSW Government departments (such as NSW DSRD) should be doing to drive innovation. It also provides […]

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 […]

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 National Innovation Systems Compared – Sweden, Finland, Australia ABF Nov 2005

2005 National Innovation Systems Compared – Sweden, Finland, Australia ABF Nov 2005 A key element to competitiveness in the knowledge based economy is ”interconnectedness” or linkages. The nation that fosters an infrastructure of linkages (networks) among firms, universities and governments, gains competitive advantage through quicker information diffusion and product deployment. In short, nations need national […]

2005 R&D and IP Scoreboard – Benchmarking Australian Innovation IPRIA

2005 R&D and IP Scoreboard – Benchmarking Australian Innovation IPRIA On first sight, one could be despondent about Australia’s commitment to intellectual property and how to build it via innovation in the form of R&D, patents, trademarks and design applications. Indeed, a glance at R&D expenditure across the OECD nations shows how far down the […]

2005 Medical Device Industry – A Discussion Paper Ausbiotech DITR

2005 Medical Device Industry – A Discussion Paper Ausbiotech DITR Australia has a handful of highly successful medical devices companies that compete and win across global markets. A unique set of circumstances, including leading-edge technology, high consumer demand for the product, support from financial backers, business acumen and huge amounts of personal drive to succeed […]

Knowledge Intensive Service Activities in Mining Services – DIISR March 2005

This paper explores the knowledge intensive service activities (KISA) which firms in the Australian mining technology services (MTS) industry use in the process of innovation. It is part of an OECD project which is studying the role of KISA in the innovation systems of different industries. It looks at how mining technology services firms’ make […]

Knowledge and Innovation in Australian Services Technology - Case Studies Innovation Dynamics Feb 2005

Knowledge and Innovation in Australian Services Technology Case Studies – Innovation Dynamics February 2005

This Knowledge and Innovation project was commissioned by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources as part of a larger project for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The aim of the project was to examine the role of knowledge-intensive service activities in innovation, by obtaining qualitative data on innovation in the tourism, […]