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CSL Calls On Government to Maintain R&D Tax Incentive

February 19th, 2018

Australian biotechnology company CSL is supportive of the 2030 Strategic Plan to increase Australia’s level of innovation, but has requested that the government retain the R&D tax incentive for businesses and provide more support to scientists to make a real impact. Chief Executive Paul Perreault stated that, “It’s really about making sure that the R&D done here is actually translated into patient care and commercialised.” He believes that the government’s short-term thinking is why some of the country’s best scientists are […]

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Could robots soon replace humans?

February 14th, 2018

The times for people needing human companionship may soon be over as the research and development team at Fuji Xerox are determined to build companions for humans in the form of a robots. This will be one of the longest studies ever of day to day human interaction with a social robot in order to gain full understanding of a person’s emotional requirements. Dr Roshan Thapliya believes the component in building a robot that can satisfy human emotional expectations lies […]

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Research and development paves the way for genetic wheat breeding

February 8th, 2018

Latest research and development outcomes in the Wheat industry may pave the way for breeding programs to deliver the next generation of high performance crops. The new research technique used is Hyperspectral Reflectance which is a phenotyping tool that uses a new methodology that speeds up the process and delivers new, valuable genetic information. The colour of light is reflected from leaves, which contains information about many leaf properties including photosynthesis. This process enables measurement of many plants to map populations and […]

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Multinationals Should Undertake R&D In Australia

February 7th, 2018

Large international companies bring jobs to Australia in terms of sales, marketing and customer support. However, more jobs could be created if they also increased their R&D spend here. Why should multinational corporations undertake R&D in Australia? First off, they can take advantage of our top graduates. Australia has eight universities among the top 200 in the world and numerous companies are already partnering with Australian universities to develop innovative products. However, compared with countries like Korea, Germany, Israel and the […]

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Bryce Steele
Principal, Melbourne
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Tom Parkhouse
Principal, Sydney
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Andy Nguyen
Principal, Brisbane
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Sophie Mercer
Principal, Adelaide
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David Greatwich
Principal, Perth
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Myriam Risch
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