TMT Mergers and Aquisitions Trend Report 1H 2013 – Mergermarket August 2013

Technology, Media & Telecommunication (TMT) deals up until 29-Jul-13 amounted to US$ 232.5 bn and contributed 21.7% to global Mergers and Aquisitions (US$ 1,072.3bn). The market share was up from just 13% in 2012’s comparative period and the highest market share to global M&A in this time period on Mergermarket record (since 2001). TMT deal value […]

Technology Investment and Productivity in Australian Businesses - AIGroup June 2013

Technology Investment and Productivity in Australian Businesses – AIGroup June 2013

This report explores the relationship between technology investment and productivity in Australian companies. It draws from several sources: the Australian Industry Group’s 2013 National CEO Business Prospects Survey of nearly 350 CEOs, facilitated discussion groups with business leaders, and in-depth interviews with innovative companies from the manufacturing, services and construction sectors. The Report examines the […]

Media Convergence Review – Final Report – Glen Boreham DBCDE April 2012

Australia’s media landscape is changing rapidly. Today Australians have access to a greater range of communications and media services than ever before. Developments in technology and increasing broadband speeds have led to the emergence of innovative services not previously imagined. It is now possible to access traditional communications and broadcasting services in new ways, such […]

2nd Australian Innovation System Report – DIISR August 2011

This is the second of a series of annual reports on the performance of Australia’s National Innovation System. It provides new innovation metrics, analysis and where possible updates of baseline indicators established in the Australian Innovation System 2010 Report. Most of these indicators benchmark Australia’s innovation performance against other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]

Tech Mergers and Acquisitions Review for 2009 – ICON February 2010

2009 started with the world economy toppling, world markets diving and a depression was forecast by many. However, a succession of bank bailouts, nationalisations and a massive global quantitative easing programme has worked wonders and confidence seems to have returned to virtually all markets; starting with bonds and feeding into commodities, equities and riskier assets. […]

UK Tech Track Top 100 Fastest Companies Fast Track Aug 2009

UK Tech Track Top 100 Fastest Companies – Fast Track August 2009

This is the ninth year of The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, which ranks Britain’s fastest-growing private technology, telecoms and digital media companies. The Tech Track 100 is published in The Sunday Times with title sponsorship from Microsoft, and main sponsorship from Barclays Commercial Bank and BDO Stoy Hayward. The annual league table ranks private […]

OECD Science Technology Industry Outlook Highlights – October 2008

Until recently, the global context for innovation activities, not only in science technology industry, has been favourable. OECD investment in R&D climbed to USD 818 billion in 2006, up from USD 468 billion in 1996. Gross domestic expenditure on R&D (GERD) grew by 4.6% annually (in real terms) between 1996 and 2001, but growth slowed […]

Review Homeland and Border Security – Ric Smith Decmeber 2008

At any time Australia faces threats from a range of sources which in different ways can put our institutions of state, our people, our economic assets and our technology at risk. These hazards include espionage, foreign interference, terrorism, politically motivated violence, border violations, drug trafficking, cyber attack, organised crime, natural disasters, industrial accidents and biosecurity […]

Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia – November 2008

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia program recognises and profiles some of Australia’s fastest growing technology companies. The program, now in its eighth year in Australia, ranks fast growing technology companies, public or private, based on percentage revenue growth over three years (2006–2008), and includes all related industry sectors: communications/networking software biotechnology/pharmaceutical internet computers and […]

Biotechnology Intellectual Property Management Manual – Sprusons 2008

Biotechnology is a strategic and fast growing industry in Australia and across the world. In 2008, Australia is home to over 400 biotech firms with total annual revenues of over $3 billion. By 2010, Victoria aims to be among the top five locations for biotechnology worldwide. Victoria is a national leader in science, technology and […]