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Collaboration focus welcome in R&D tax review

Science & Technology Australia today welcomed focus on enhancing industry-research collaboration in the review of the R&D tax incentive scheme. The review, chaired by Bill Ferris, Alan Finkel and John Fraser, recommends introducing a collaboration premium of up to 20 per cent for businesses that work with publicly-funded research organisations, and that employ recent PhD graduates in […]

Science meets Business 2016

Science meets Business – Breaking the barrier between science and business

Around 200 leaders from research, the private sector and government gathered in Melbourne in October for Science & Technology Australia’s second annual Science meets Business. Science Technology Australia conference “Science in Business” at the Telstra Conference Centre, Melbourne on 24th October, 2016. Through presentations and lively discussion, the event examined cultural, policy and economic barriers […]

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STA welcome fresh government support for climate science

Science and Technology Australia has welcomed the Government’s announcement that CSIRO’s climate science capacity will be expanded. “Climate science is important, and Australia’s geographic position and capabilities mean it is uniquely positioned to make significant contributions to the world’s body of knowledge in this critical area,” said STA Chief Executive Kylie Walker. “We commend further investment in […]

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Australian Financial Review’s Innovation Summit

As a proud partner of the Australian Financial Review’s inaugural Innovation Summit, Science & Technology Australia is pleased to promote this event to our members. The Innovation Summit will take place on 17-18 August at Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf, Sydney, and features a sterling program including our own President, Professor Jim Piper, alongside other leaders […]