Commercialising Innovation – ATSE Workshop Proceedings May 2001

Australian Governments have realised the importance of promoting innovation as a means of ensuring the continued quality of life experienced by Australians. Both major political parties are committed to funding innovation. The Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering shares these views and many of its members have successfully commercialised their inventions. As part of […]

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 […]

University-Industry Linked Research – PMSEIC May 1998

Research is one of the major drivers of Australia’s economic growth and competitiveness in the global market. The success of Australia as a knowledge based economy will depend upon our ability to innovate – to generate new knowledge, ideas and technologies through research. Research may be driven by curiosity or influenced by specific industry needs. […]

National Innovation Systems OECD 1997

National Innovation Systems – OECD 1997

The national innovation systems approach stresses that the flows of technology and information among people, enterprises and institutions are key to the innovative process. Innovation and technology development are the result of a complex set of relationships among actors in the system, which includes enterprises, universities and government research institutes. For policy-makers, an understanding of […]