The partnership will accelerate the commercialisation of new medical devices, renewable energy and advanced manufacturing products.
In a knowledge-based economy, Australian construction firms need to shift from applied to pure R&D, writes Martin Loosemore.
When it comes to incentives to commercialise research the public policy palette is monochrome, writes Jenny Stewart.
UNSW and China’s prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong University have increased the size of a joint investment fund designed to mobilise industry investment in research and tap into China’s rapidly rising demand for advanced technology.
With Australia lagging behind Europe and the US in research output, and with Asia catching up, urgent policy action is needed, writes Professor Merlin Crossley.