August, 2017

Pharma stocks to invest in based on R&D spending levels

August 28th, 2017

Continued research and development (R&D) is a must in the pharmaceutical industry as even the biggest blockbuster drugs eventually lose patent exclusivity or face new and improved competition. However throwing money into R&D alone doesn’t guarantee success, it is vital to also make smart investments into companies which are successfully incorporating R&D into their business activities. The following five pharma stocks are recommended for investors to own based on R&D spending levels. Merck Merck invested $6.8 billion into R&D in […]

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New Australian R&D defence centre showing success already

August 24th, 2017

Lockheed Martin Australia is an industry leader in defence and technology, bringing leading edge concepts and technology to Australia in the fields of aeronautics, maritime, land, surveillance, cyber, space, C4ISR and civil domains. The company has opened their research and development facility ‘STELaRLAB’ in Melbourne and have partnered with Australia’s finest minds and academic institutions to solve some of the world’s enduring and emerging challenges. STELaRLab stands for Science, Technology, Engineering Leadership, Research Laboratory and works to achieve Final Operational Capability […]

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Rheinmetall Defence Australia $80m R&D project

August 18th, 2017

Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) has announced a five year research and development plan to invest $80 million into product and technology development as part of the AIC program for Land 400 Phase 2. In addition to this, there is also scope for a further $120 million in funding should the company be successful in Phase 3 of Land 4. Rheinmetall is a powerful and internationally successful army technology supplier and longstanding partner of the armed forces, with a mission to […]

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$5 million research and development project in WA

August 7th, 2017

Western Australia will soon be home to a world class grains research and development hub to develop research in crop pathology and genetics. The research project was announced on Wednesday 3 August by the deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water, alongside West Australian Minister for Agriculture and Food. The project has received a $3 million Research and Development Corporation grant. $1.5 million was received by Murdoch University, $250,000 from Curtin University and $250,000 from the WA Department […]

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