Focus issue 177 April 2013
Connecting through collaboration in the national innovation system
By Calum Drummond
Sustainable wealth creation comes from repeatedly exploiting the link between innovation, productivity and competitive advantage.
‘Let a thousand flowers bloom’ in pursuit of ICT success
By Hugh Durrant-Whyte
Probably the most critical learning for successful commercialisation in the ICT space is the need to imbue an organisational culture that promotes deep research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
ANSTO commercialisation delivers science benefits to many
By Adi Paterson
We will have to expand the range of beamlines, develop the communities that will use them and ensure that we remain at the cutting edge of world-class research and innovation.
Turning great ideas into defence capabilities
By Alex Zelinsky
The transfer of technology is critical for the transition of our science and technology into equipment and resources for the Australian Defence Force, whether on land, at sea or in the air.
CRCs – from dental health to Dreamliner welding
By Tony Peacock
Thermoset Composite Welding – the aim is to use this Australian developed and owned intellectual property for structural assembly of fuselages.
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Promoting Australia's advancement through technology