Tech Trends Postdigital Deloitte Apr 2013

Welcome to Deloitte’s annual report, Elements of postdigital, examining trends in technology put to business use. Once again, we’ve selected ten topics that have the potential to impact businesses over the next 18 to 24 months. Developing the list of trends is an ongoing process of primary and secondary research. The process includes: Feedback from […]

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. […]

ABS Statistics on the Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry 2013

Venture capital and later stage private equity is high risk capital directed towards businesses with prospects of rapid growth and/or high rates of returns. Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry. It is an investment not only of money, but also of skills and time. This publication presents information on both financial and non-financial contributions […]

NSW Government Industry Action Plan Response – NSW T&I Dec 2012

The Government announced its intention to develop action plans for key sectors of the economy in September 2011. The initial sectors of focus are digital economy, international education and research, manufacturing, and professional services. The plans were developed by industry led Taskforces, and are informed by comprehensive consultations with businesses, industry peak bodies and communities […]

Competitive Manufacturing - Skills and Talent

Competitive Manufacturing – Skills and Talent – AiGroup Feb 2012

The manufacturing sector is strategically important to the Victorian economy as a source of jobs, exports, investments, innovation, and research and development. Despite its declining share of national and state output, manufacturing remains the second-largest sector in the Victorian economy. The starting point for this research report, prepared by the Australian Industry Group in partnership […]

Selling to Australian Govt - A Guide DFS Nov 2009

Selling to Australian Government Guide – DFS November 2009

This guide is relevant to suppliers looking to do business with Australian Government departments and agencies that are required to apply the Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines (the Guidelines). The Australian Government is a large potential market for businesses of all sizes. From advertising and cleaning services to engineering and office equipment, and from training and project […]

2008 Strategic Roadmap for Australian Research Infrastructure DIISR Aug 2008

Strategic Roadmap for Australian Research Infrastructure – DIISR August 2008

A new mode of investment has emerged that recognises the need to deliver infrastructure that supports priority research areas and is available to researchers across Australia. This new approach is strategic in nature, encourages a collaborative approach, and provides Australia with the national research facilities and linkages needed to address the economic, social and environmental […]

Review of Cooperative Research Centres – O’Kane DIISR July 2008

The Cooperative Research Centres Program was established by the fourth Hawke Government in 1990, having been designed by Professor Ralph Slatyer, the then Chief Scientist, primarily to encourage collaboration in research and development between the private sector and the public sector research bodies but also to address research concentration for world-class teams and preparing PhD […]

Innovation Review – Google Submission – May 2008

Google welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission as part of the Review of the National Innovation System. In this submission, we provide: an overview of Google’s activities; an explanation of why Google believes that an open Internet is a key enabler of  innovation in Australia; comment on the issues of key importance in preserving […]