Key reports & roadmaps

Finding reliable information about innovation can be challenging. 
Here we compile the key reports that have underpinned innovation in Australia and internationally.
If you know of any key reports that are missing from our list, please contact us.

Australian innovation reports

Barriers to collaboration and commercialisation
NSW Decarbonisation Innovation 2023 Study
Improving Innovation Indicators

Better data to track innovation in Australia

National Science and Research Priorities – 2023
KCA Remuneration Survey 2023
Australian Research Council Independent Review – Government response

The Australian Government agreed, or agreed in principle, to all 10 recommendations of the ARC Review.

Australian Universities Accord Review – Interim Report 2023
Australian Research Council Independent Review – Final Report 2023
National Reconstruction Fund Priorities 2022
SME enablers and barriers to industry-research collaborations – CSIRO and RMIT 2021


Critical Minerals Strategy 2023-2030
Productivity Commission 5yr Inquiry into Innovation

International innovation reports

OECD reports

Key innovation publications, data and indicators

Global Innovation Index 2023 report
European Innovation Scoreboard
Canadian Innovation Corporation Blueprint – 2023
AUTM – driving the innovation economy – Academic technology transfer in numbers 2022
Explained: What is the Global Innovation Index?

Video: A brief introduction to WIPO’s Global Innovation Index (GII).

US CHIPS and Science Act – $52bn Innovation funding 2022
UK Innovation Review 2022
Canadian Culture of Innovation Index 2021

Life sciences

MTP Connect Reports (multiple)

Multitude of industry relevant reports in the LifeSciences sector.

Aust Govt Advanced Therapeutics Report 2023
AusBiotech Australian Biotechnology Industry Snapshot 2022
Ausbiotech Biotechnology Blueprint – decadal strategy 2022-32
A Survey of Workforce Skills and Capacity in the Medical Technology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Digital Health (MTP) Sector