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Australian universities ahead of Israel and Switzerland on collaborative international patents

26 April 2017

A new report from IP Australia shows Australian universities are ranked 11 in the OECD, ahead of countries like Israel and Switzerland, ranked 12 and 14 respectively, for university-industry collaboration resulting in international patent applications.

Resources companies helping rebuild after Cyclone Debbie

26 April 2017

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has thanked resources companies operating in Central and North Queensland, who have so far donated more than $700,000 to the Cyclone Debbie recovery effort.

Australia and Germany building stronger modern manufacturing

26 April 2017

Australian and German Industry groups are forging closer ties to advance and modernise both countries’ manufacturing sectors.

Country of Origin Labelling campaign commences

23 April 2017

The next phase of the Turnbull Government's campaign to help consumers understand new country of origin labels on food products will commence today.

Turnbull Government reaffirms commitment on skills for the science and tech community

21 April 2017

Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Arthur Sinodinos, has reaffirmed the Government's commitment to the science and technology sectors.

Plan to boost Australia’s cyber security capability

20 April 2017

A new industry-led strategy released today will position Australia as an innovative and trusted source of cyber security capability to organisations both domestically and around the world.

Reappointment ensures continuity on the CSIRO board

19 April 2017

One of the Australia's most experienced biotechnology experts, Dr Peter Riddles, has been reappointed as a member to the CSIRO Board for a five-year term.

Dumping and Subsidy Investigation into A4 copy paper imports

19 April 2017

Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy announced today that the Australian Government has imposed dumping duties on A4 copy paper exported to Australia from Brazil, China, Indonesia and Thailand.

Aussie Cubesats launched towards International Space Station

19 April 2017

Three satellites developed by Australian universities were launched today to the International Space Station as part of a global atmospheric research project.

Grant bounces innovative SA auto firm into global defence market

13 April 2017

Magill-based Supashock will receive a $468,887 commercialisation grant under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to develop its dynamic suspension technology for armoured and protected defence vehicles produced by a major German manufacturer.