The importance of investment in science and innovation will be emphasised on 16 May at the Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre, with the annual conference of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Association.
Victoriaâ€™s biotechnology sector will showcase its strengths when Premier Steve Bracks and Innovation Minister John Brumby lead a delegation of more than 150 businesses to BIO 2007 in Boston.
The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) has appointed Dr Trevor Evans as chief executive officer, commencing 1 July 2007.
NSW will have a chance to enter the world of innovation and entrepreneurship as the annual Australian Innovation Festival rolls into its sixth year.
University of Queensland researchers are using nanotechnology in the medical diagnostic testing of diseases such as cervical cancer.
When Commissioner Mike Woods released the Productivity Commission's research report, he said, "The most important functions of publicly-supported science and innovation are nurturing a highly skilled and creative workforce
Successful â€˜proof of conceptâ€™ implementation is the key to maximising return on R&D investment in universities, according to Science Industry Australia (SIA).
Pathway Studio software and Ariadne products will be distributed by GeneWorks in Australia and New Zealand.
LabTech Systems has been awarded $2.14m under the AusIndustry Commercial Ready Grant program to support the development and commercialisation of its laboratory instrumentation, MicroStreak.
Businesses and industry groups must apply soon to be eligible for funding to support workforce development and training.
A CSIRO Exploration and Mining scientist has won this yearâ€™s Fulbright Business/Industry (Coral Sea) Award.
New members have joined the International Selection committee of the worldâ€™s largest technology award, the Millennium Technology Prize.
The R&D Tax Concession is designed to fuel local research and development and is available to all sectors of industry
Prompted by concern over an apparent decline of interest in science and technology as careers, Australia's national laboratory accreditation body, the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) is offering a science prize specifically targeted at senior primary grades in Australian schools.
The Minister for Innovation, John Brumby has urged leading and emerging scientists, engineers and innovators to nominate for the Victoria Prize and Victoria Fellowships science awards.