Australia is a net importer of intellectual property rights. A question that all people who invest in intellectual property should ask is "Are you paying too much?" The answer to this question in many cases is "Yes!"
A Queensland biotechnology company has raised AU$11.9 m to fund the development of new types of therapeutic drugs.
Eight up-and-coming University of Queensland researchers have received awards at the 2006 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards held at Brisbane Customs House.
Scientists and researchers often have great ideas. Some ideas are profound, long-term revelations which lead to new scientific theories, methodologies or technologies, while others are more ephemeral
The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and Engineers Australia plan to work more closely together to advance the development of better public policy in relation to engineering and technology issues.
Professor John Mattick has won the 2006 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science.
To maintain relevant Australian Standards, Standards Australia has embarked on a project to reassess about 2000 standards sectors that are more than 10 years old.
Embrex has delivered an Egg Remover system and an Inovoject system to Shenzhen Neptunus Interlong Bio-technique (SNI). These have been installed in SNI's human influenza vaccine manufacturing facility at High-Tech Industrial Park Guangming, Shenzhen.
Australia needs to train over 1000 new experts in environmental remediation if it is to become an international leader in the â€˜clean societyâ€™, according to Professor Ravi Naidu, managing director of the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE).
On 10 March 2006, the Treasurer, Mr Peter Costello, announced the Productivity Commission's review of public support for science and innovation in Australia
The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) in the US has released survey results that demonstrate pervasive and dangerous political influence of science at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Standards Australia Committee ME-002-04 has agreed to adopt ISO 11623:2002 â€˜Transportable gas cylinders â€“ Periodic inspection and testing of composite gas cylindersâ€™ with national modifications.
The Minister for Education, Science and Training, Julie Bishop has announced six initiatives that will support greater collaboration between researchers, both domestically and internationally.
CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Geoff Garrett has congratulated the finalists announced 27 July for the Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science sponsored by CSIRO.
The University of Sydney has officially launched a new medical research facility â€“ the Bosch Institute.