With research and development investment lagging Victoria and the OECD, New South Wales is doubling down on its competitive advantages in areas like AI, quantum computing, and nanotechnology, the state’s head scientist revealed in launching the state’s new 20-year R&D strategy. The NSW 20-Year R&D Roadmap – whose creation was recommended as part of the state government’s… Read more »
In the past few years, Australia has formed its own space agency and launched a defence “space command”. Billions of dollars for defence, and hundreds of millions for civilian space, have been allocated from the public purse to develop capability in this growing sector. This funding covers the Moon-to-Mars Program, the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre,… Read more »
The government has released new guidelines to help businesses claiming funding for software development through the research and development (R&D) tax incentive.
NBN Co has announced partnerships with the University of Melbourne and the University of Technology Sydney focused on research and development (R&D).
Business management software provider Pronto Software has invested $1.3 million into Melbourne cybersecurity startup Forticode, and signed on to partner with the startup on the further development of its smartphone authentication system.
The CSIRO has announced an expansion of its long-running partnership with Boeing that will see the two organisations perform joint research and development in space technologies.
After 18 months in New York, logistics software startup GetSwift is heading back home to open its global HQ in Melbourne ahead of an ASX listing next month.
The Regional Collaborations Programme looks to encourage research organisations, universities, and ‘R&D intensive businesses’ to collaborate on new products with partners in the Asia Pacific.