May, 2018

Proposed R&D Cap Could Hamper Aussie Innovation

May 4th, 2018

With changes to the R&D tax incentive to be announced in next week’s budget, entrepreneurs are hoping that the proposed $2 million cap on annual R&D spend will not go ahead. Treasurer Scott Morrison said the incentive was “Not about writing blank cheques to everyone that has a good idea,” but Aussie startups, who are heavily dependent on the tax credit, believe that the move could curb innovation and have negative long-term effects.  Many believe that the proposed changes will penalise […]

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NBN secures $3 million R&D partnerships with Universities

May 3rd, 2018

National Broadband Network (NBN) has secured multiple significant research and development (R&D) deals with the University of Melbourne (UoM) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). The R&D partnerships have a cumulative value of $3 million. NBN’s R&D plans are to develop new technologies that will help enable more effective services for Australian’s on its Network and this new collaboration will greatly support this goal. The collaborations with the selected Universities will enhance the ability to bring new technologies into […]

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