Industry Specific Issues

Worldwide Innovation Leaders Come Together Over AI

November 14th, 2016

            Tech leaders Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM have joined forces to form the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society (Partnership on AI) announced in September. Just as the name suggests the organization will carry out research and development on artificial intelligence with the fundamental purpose of identifying potential AI challenges for people and society. The partnership hopes that their discoveries will effectively self-regulate the industry independent of government intervention. Why […]

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Cutting Renewable R&D Funding in Australia

September 14th, 2016

  The Omnibus Bill As Australia’s government prepares to cut spending in order to repair the budget the Omnibus bill has been proposed, including in it a $1 billion cut to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) which will effectively eliminate the agency. Without ARENA funding R&D, renewable energy research will grind to a halt as the policies and cuts being proposed have the potential to set the country back roughly 30 years. The World is Taking Notes For many […]

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A Future with Robots

September 12th, 2016

Bigger Better Faster Stronger One of the greatest strengths of the human race is our continual practice of innovation – we are always creating newer, better, faster and safer ways of completing the tasks and challenges we face. As robots have become a major topic of conversation many have begun to wonder; will robots be another success for humanity or a colossal disaster? Well, first we must determine what exactly is meant by the term robot. A robot is a […]

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Increased R&D Funding for the Beef Industry

September 8th, 2016

Upping Investment Funding MLA (Meat & Livestock Australia) released plans to increase investment funding in R&D by about AU$100,000 more than the previous year in support of the innovation and development of the grain-fed and grass-fed beef industry sectors. Of this AU$12.7 million, approximately AU$7 million will be focused on research and development (R&D) while the remaining funds will put towards marketing campaigns for both grass and grain fed stocks. Competitive Advantage In Global Meat News, the point was made that as […]

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