Universities and industry need a flexible guiding intellectual property framework to propel further commercialisation, not the handbrake of mandatory one-size-fits-all templates.
Eleven scholarship winners for #SmP2021
Eleven exceptional STEM professionals from across Australia will participate in this year’s Science meets Parliament as winners of our prestigious scholarships.
Rising red tape risks putting the brakes on breakthroughs
Every dollar spent on regulatory compliance is a dollar not spent on research, so we should be wary of rising red tape that risks making it harder for universities and industry to collaborate.
STA submission: Women in STEM Decadal Plan
STA appreciates the opportunity to provide input to inform the development of a long-term plan to support gender equity in STEM, which is a key priority for our organisation and for our sector. We hope that this decadal plan will provide the opportunity to make swift and meaningful progress towards gender equity, by building on […]
STA submission: Review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability
Science & Technology Australia prepared this submission for the Review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability, led by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. It is the view of Science & Technology Australia, representing more than 68,000 STEM professionals, that the opportunities for this nation in the commercialisation of space are considerable. The sector as […]
STA submission: Review of the National Gene Technology Scheme
STA convened an expert working group of representatives from our membership to prepare a submission for the Review of the National Gene Technology Scheme. The focus of our submission was to highlight the fast pace of research in gene technology, the need for better public understanding and education around this research, the value in benchmarking against other […]