The Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&DTI) program is one of the most crucial yet fraught programs supporting the growth of Australian startups. The R&DTI helps offset some of the costs that businesses invest into eligible R&D and the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is looking at reforms to improve how companies engage… Read more »
Innovation Bay and KPMG are looking for startup founders to help track covid-19’s impact on the sector
KPMG Australia and Innovation Bay are seeking startup founders and investors to take part in Startup Navigate, a research initiative aimed at identifying and tracking the issues Australia’s startup ecosystem through the coronavirus era. The two organisations plan to conduct fortnightly surveys with startup founders and VCs from May to July 2020. To join the… Read more »
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The government has released new guidelines to help businesses claiming funding for software development through the research and development (R&D) tax incentive.
Data61 has partnered with IAG and the University of Sydney to launch the Gradient Institute, which has been tasked with researching the ethics of AI.
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.
The WiRE program works to research entrepreneurship and build frameworks which can help support women founders across the state.
RMIT launches Blockchain Innovation Hub to investigate blockchain regulation and social implications
RMIT has launched the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, a research centre that will work to understand the social science of blockchain, and develop policies.
ANU has announced a 10 year plan to expand upon its existing engineering and computer science program, as a response to the rising trend of AI.
Prostmate is an online platform looking to give patients of prostate cancer access to tailored support
ooking to make the journey easier for patients of prostate cancer is Prostmate, a platform developed by Australian Prostate Cancer Research (APCR) and collaborators including Cancer Council Australia, St George Hospital, and Edith Cowan University.
The Qualie platform has built-in templates to capture video responses from participants, which are then analysed to provide clients with a detailed debrief.
Using 360 degree videos, the startup develops experiences based on a range of scenarios and scenes relating to common phobias
Trimph is a biomedical startup working to commercialise a range of medical technologies using their patented polymer platform.