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 Working Group on Asia – Strengthening Australia’s Position PMSEIC June 2006

2006 Working Group on Asia – Strengthening Australia’s Position PMSEIC June 2006 This 2006 report by PMSEIC (Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council) discusses the emergence of China and India, bringing with it many challenges, opportunities and threats to Australia – to our economy, our standard of living and our research and innovation system. […]

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 Growing Technology-Based SME’s PMSEIC

2005 Growing Technology-Based SME’s PMSEIC It is imperative that we back our technology-based Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and grow them into sustainable businesses linked to global markets so that they contribute to an increase in Australia’s GDP per capita and wealth creation potential in the knowledge economy. Technology-based SMEs3 produce high-value, innovative products and […]

2002 Beyond Kyoto - Innovation & Adaptation PMSEIC Report

Beyond Kyoto – Innovation & Adaptation – PMSEIC December 2002

Scientific studies show that levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases are rising as a result of economic growth and will lead to global warming and resultant climate change. Even with significant future global reductions of emissions it is expected that most of Australia will warm 0.4°C to 2°C by 2030 and 1°C to 6°C by 2070. […]

2002 Science and Security ICT Research Overview PMSEIC

Science and Security ICT Research Overview – PMSEIC December 2002

The face of terrorism has been changing, as was brought home to Australia and the working group with the tragic events in Bali. Australia’s counter-terrorism strategies and activities must keep pace with this changing threat. Contemporary terrorism is more likely to involve the impact of coordinated, large explosives and/or chemical, biological or radiological events as […]