Google announced today its withdrawal from negotiations with the NSW government around basing its new headquarters at the planned White Bay tech precinct.
The Government has announced it is set to open a new office for the CSIRO in San Francisco in order to boost the organisation’s engagement with the US.
The government has launched the Biomedical Translation Fund, a $500 million fund that will help commercialise biomedical discoveries.
At the end of a marathon election campaign, not much is clear except that the Turnbull government’s innovation agenda and its proposed impact on jobs and growth failed to inspire the Australian public, which was focused on a number of other issues.
The business media has been quick to pick up a story published on the Australian Financial Review revealing that the stringent tax rules relating to employee share programs may be meeting its timely demise.
Many would say South Australia’s startup community is livelier than ever, with one of the world’s biggest accelerator programmes ANZ Innovyz START taking place within the state. SA State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall, however, feels it could do with a boost.