News & Analysis

A new $90,000 fellowship is giving 3 scientists the chance to commercialise their ideas

- July 24, 2019 3 MIN READ

The CSIRO’s ON accelerator program, in partnership with the Menzies Foundation, has launched a $90,000 12-month fellowship to help scientific entrepreneurs commercialise their ideas. Three Menzies Science Entrepreneur Fellowships will be offered this year.  David Burt, executive manager of CSIRO’s ON program, said the no-strings-attached fellowship is about supporting the nation’s talented science entrepreneurs in… Read more »

Opinion

Here’s the vital thing missing from Australia’s incredible innovation research

- May 13, 2019 2 MIN READ

David Burt, Executive Manager at the CSIRO’s ON Accelerator Australians are great innovators. We created Wi-Fi, black box flight recorders, and cochlear implants to name a few. But despite the abundance of revolutionary science technology that has the power to reshape the Australian industry, too often, much of this technology exists in a theoretical phase.… Read more »