pannellists discussing the next big thing in high tech at Science meets Business

2018 Science meets Business wrap

The scene was set by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP: “Science needs business, business needs science, and Australia needs both”. A range of leaders, from different sectors, disciplines and areas of expertise, shared a host of advice with the hundreds of delegates in attendance. The first sessions for […]

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Leading Australians unlock potential of new tech and big data

Today, hundreds of Australian science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business leaders are pondering the potential of big data and high tech to secure a more prosperous future for Australia. Professor Emma Johnston AO, President of Science & Technology Australia, says experts from Microsoft, Google, Pfizer, and many other industry leaders will meet with researchers from […]

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Science peak concerned with falling public investment in research

Science & Technology Australia (STA) today said it was concerned at the decline in public investment in science represented by the latest figures on Australian government expenditure on research and development (GOVERD). According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, GOVERD decreased 2% in current price terms and 4% in chain volume terms between 2014-15 and […]

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Time to celebrate the achievements of Australian innovators and entrepreneurs

Science & Technology Australia (STA) has partnered with #AUSinnovates to share the success stories of Australian innovation and commercialisation. The project aims to highlight the significant contribution of Australian science and technology to innovative and life-changing inventions and applications for research. The initiative already features Stormseal, a product that helps people stay safely in their […]

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Australia’s 70,000 scientists and technologists welcome visionary Innovation Strategy

National peak body Science & Technology Australia (STA) has applauded the release of the Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation report today. With five national imperatives and 30 recommendations for government, the 2030 Strategy represents an important step towards making Australia a clever country again. STA President Professor Emma Johnston said with science and mathematics results […]