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Nine businesses share in $8.75 million to solve government policy and service delivery challenges

21 September 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Nine small to medium sized businesses will share in $8.75 million in grants to help them develop and test their innovative solutions to public sector challenges, through the Turnbull Government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII).

Statement on leave

20 September 2017

Statement from Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science.

Deciding our digital future

19 September 2017

Australians are encouraged to have their say on the digital future of the nation under a Digital Economy Strategy to be released by the Australian Government early next year.

Igniting ideas for National Science Week 2018

18 September 2017

The annual call has sounded for creative ideas, events and projects to engage Australians in science, engineering, technology and innovation during next year’s National Science Week.

Australia and China sharing research and innovation

15 September 2017

Australian researchers collaborating with Chinese partners on industry-based projects can apply for funding under the third round of the Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF) – Joint Research Centres announced today.

Medical technology investment to improve lives

11 September 2017

The Turnbull Government will fund three medical breakthroughs to help people with severe disabilities walk again and support thousands of Australians facing crippling chronic back pain.

Australia and Brazil sign agreement on science, technology and innovation

8 September 2017

Australian and Brazilian scientists will now enjoy closer collaboration under an Agreement signed last night by the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO and Brazil’s Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Manuel Innocencio de Lacerda Santos Jr.

Statement on Departmental Secretary arrangements

7 September 2017

I would like to thank Ms Glenys Beauchamp PSM for her time and service as Secretary of the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

Major Project status for West Seahorse Project

7 September 2017

The Australian Government has renewed its Major Project Status to the West Seahorse Project, which aims to develop an important oil reservoir off the coast of Victoria.

Four more research institutions sign up to gender equity initiative

5 September 2017

Two Australian government science agencies and two universities are the latest to join a national program to improve gender equity in our research organisations.