Focus issue 195 April 2016
Can Australia be nimble and agile - and embrace the coming tsunami of change?
By Roger Lumley
Inventors of a product or process don’t always gain success in the marketplace; it is those who take the R&D and turn its outcomes into a competitive and desirable product or service.
By Michelle Simmons
The effort to create a working quantum computer at scale is the space race of the 21st century, and Australia is at the very forefront.
By Calum Drummond and Stuart Bateman
Microphones to aircraft components, nappies to personalised medical implants, vaccines to pre-fabricated integrated building units …
By Doug Shears
Imagine you dream of being in charge of an Australian business that wants to take on the world. Where should it head? What sort of company does it have to be to succeed?
By Mary Ann Augustin and Steven McInnes
Transdisciplinary research has its risks and is demanding, but we have to learn to take intelligent risks and work together across disciplines, while remaining expert in our own discipline.
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Promoting Australia's advancement through technology