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Plans For New R&D Conglomerate To Commercialise Australian Technologies

July 26th, 2017

A new group, Element 8, will soon launch a research and development conglomerate. The group will aim to prevent Australian inventions being leaked overseas by changing the way that technologies are commercialised here. Backed by international scientific names such as Brock Reeve, Executive Director of Harvard University’s Stem Cell Institute, it could become the top private competitor to the CSIRO. The venture will fund and develop technologies that create new knowledge in fields like cancer, manufacturing and robotics and work […]

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Boeing R&D centre opening at The University Of Queensland

July 21st, 2017

There are exciting times ahead for the The University of Queensland, as Boeing research and technology Australia has relocated its team into a new research and development centre within the University St Lucia campus. This is the first time in the Asia-Pacific region that Boeing has co-located research within a university. Boeing has been in partnership with UQ for more than 13 years and gained a strong appreciation of the quality of UQ staff, students and graduation, therefore the move […]

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R&D Tax Incentive For Farming

July 13th, 2017

Investing in R&D is crucial to Australia’s agricultural future. The R&D Tax Incentive encourages companies to participate in experimental activities that may not have been undertaken otherwise. The farming sector must innovate to tackle issues arising from fast-increasing global populations and the impact of climate change. Professor Kingwell from the University of Western Australia has stated that Australian farmers are well placed to benefit from growing markets in Asia and India, who will have increasingly higher demand for grain, meat […]

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Boosting Innovation in the Defence Industry

June 16th, 2017

Last year, the Australian government committed over $1 billion to new defence centres in an attempt to advance innovation and drive the Australian defence sector into the international market. $540 million will go towards next-generation technology and a Defence Innovation Hub will be part of a 10-year investment, which aims to nurture collaborative innovation and deliver Defence outcomes. Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne said, “We want to guarantee our national security and ensure that Australia can play its part protecting […]

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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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