RESEARCH HUB TO TRANSFORM AUSTRALIA’S BLUE ECONOMY

A major global research centre is today officially open for business in Tasmania, starting work in earnest that will transform Australia’s blue economy, create new jobs and deliver significant economic and environmental outcomes. The Morrison Government is investing $70 million over ten years into the Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). The CRC brings together…

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MINISTERIAL STATEMENT – BUSHFIRE SCIENCE ROUNDTABLE

On Wednesday, 15 January 2020 the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, hosted a roundtable meeting of top scientists and experts to work together in response to the devastating bushfires. Minister Andrews highlighted that disaster response, recovery and resilience activities should be informed by multi-disciplinary research. Bushfire research, as well as…

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HELP FOR CRITICALLY ILL NEWBORNS AMONG $4.7M GRANTS

An innovative medtech solution that helps doctors administer medicine to critically ill newborns will receive funding from the Morrison Government. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said Victorian based Navi Medical Technologies is one of nine businesses that will share in more than $4.7 million in Accelerating Commercialisation grants to help get their products to market. “The…

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TRANSCRIPT Interview – ABC Radio National Breakfast

Topics: Bushfire Science Roundtable, climate change E&OE Tom Tilley: Australia’s top science leaders and bushfire experts are gathering in Canberra today to help the Morrison Government thrash out a plan to deal with longer and more severe bushfire seasons. Representatives from the CSIRO, the Academy of Science, the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will share…

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CLAIMING BACK AUSTRALIAN MADE FOR COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINES

The Morrison Government is strengthening the local complementary medicine industry and safe-guarding its  export markets, with eligible products to again be able to be sold as ‘Made in Australia’ and with the ‘Australian Made’ logo. The Government, with support from the states, has introduced an interim measure to allow access for complementary medicines that meet…

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DRIVING AUTOMOTIVE INNOVATION THROUGH NEW GRANTS

The Morrison Government is investing further in the future of the Australian automotive industry with $4.5 million in grant funding for innovative new projects. Applications for the second round of the Automotive Innovation Lab Access Grants (AILAG) program open today. Grants will support businesses across Australia to undertake automotive product design, development and testing at…

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SCALING UP FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF ROCKET TECHNOLOGY

A Gold Coast company that has already caught the attention of NASA has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with the Australian Space Agency. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the agreement with Gilmour Space Technologies, which specialises in rocket technologies, highlighted the exciting developments underway in Australia’s space sector.…

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