The Digital Transformation Agency today expanded its Digital Marketplace—a National Innovation and Science Agenda initiative—allowing new sellers to join and offering a greater range of digital services to government buyers.
The Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, has announced the first successful round of applicants for funding under the new Linkage Projects scheme, a key initiative of the National Innovation and Science Agenda.
Eight additional facilitators have joined a national network of Innovation Facilitators to help Australian businesses access knowledge, engage with researchers and foster innovation to grow their businesses.
Ten new science and technology innovations including new radar technology for the Australian Defence Force and a standardised cancer treatment for animals have been selected for the third round of CSIRO’s ON accelerator program.
The Draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap has been released.
The Draft 2016 Roadmap highlights nine research infrastructure focus areas that will enable Australia to pursue transformational research while delivering returns for the community and industry partners.
The first round of grants for the Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship (WISE) grant programme have been offered. The WISE programme helps to address gender equality by increasing women and girls’ participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and entrepreneurship.