gemaker’s submission to the Productivity Commission’s 5-yearly Inquiry into Australia’s Productivity Performance
Introduction The gemaker team welcomes the opportunity to examine key drivers of national productivity and submit our suggestions for consideration in the Commission’s 5-yearly report to the Treasurer. gemaker Pty Ltd provides expert advice, services and training in research commercialisation and technology transfer. Our senior team members average more than 20 years’ experience in this […]
As a country, we are in the unfortunate position of witnessing first-hand what climate change is doing to our home, plants and animals. If we continue with ‘business as usual’ we are condemning our children and children around the world to a future with more severe and devastating storms, food shortages as the plants and […]
This year’s Science Meets Business conference was an inspirational mix of policy, practice and promotion aimed at researchers, policy makers and industry partners. Policy There were four presentations from business and political leaders, discussing the present state of Australia’s innovation system, its future challenges and global performance. While more needs to be done, there is […]
It was an enlightening two days that fostered better understanding and relationships between scientists of all walks of life and politicians.
Is Australia’s glass of innovation half full or half empty? I thought, as Science & Technology Australia’s second annual Science Meets Business conference began.
Iceland’s win wasn’t a happy accident. The country made a conscious decision to be good at soccer and invested in the sport.
According to Department statistics, Australia ranks poorly in regards to overall competitiveness and only places 23 out of 25 OECD countries for business collaborating on innovation and last for business/research collaborations.