Australia's tax system can help create an economic shift towards a sustainable innovation pipeline, writes Alex Evans.
A UNSW engineer has been recognised by the prestigious MIT Technology Review for his pioneering research building miniaturised systems that separate the rare cells of the human body.
The construction industry offers many opportunities to further federal government goals of enhancing growth through competition, innovation and entrepreneurship, writes Martin Loosemore.
When it comes to incentives to commercialise research the public policy palette is monochrome, writes Jenny Stewart.
Using the tax system in an attempt to foster innovation may not be a sensible policy choice, writes Chris Evans.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has set the innovation challenge: now UNSW Engineering has launched 25 industry research fellowships to boost collaboration with business.
The federal Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham, has opened a new $3.3 million laboratory at UNSW for the creation of advanced materials.
It is an opportune time to join all the links in the innovation-research-development-translation chain, writes Les Field.
New free trade deals open the door to more foreign labour entering the Australian construction industry, writes Martin Loosemore.
With the advent of Prime Minister Turnbull, everyone is talking about innovation and startups – and that has to be good thing. But now we need to go a step further and put the systems in place to support budding entrepreneurs, writes Chris Styles.