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Research economic aspects

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Report

The biomedical bubble

This report sets out why and how the United Kingdom needs to escape the biomedical bubble if it is to realise the economic, social and health potential of new investment in research and development.
Commentary

Partnerships between universities and arms manufacturers raise thorny ethical questions

Research partnerships between Australian universities, the Department of Defence and weapons manufacturers may not be ethically justifiable.
Policy

Strengthening the effectiveness and sustainability of international research infrastructures

Research infrastructures are long-term enterprises. They are increasingly diverse in nature, may operate under very different models of governance and financing, and within diverse and evolving financial and political contexts. They represent strategic investments which are indispensable for enabling and developing research in all scientific...
Briefing paper

Big deal: Should universities outsource more core research infrastructure?

This issues paper argues that while outsourcing is not uniformly good or bad, services with a principally academic market seem to be especially susceptible to monopoly or oligopoly dynamics among commercial providers.
Policy report

Building regional research systems across Australia

This Policy Statement sets out how to ensure regional research systems are sufficiently robust to enable valuable research to be conducted throughout Australia.
Guide

Guide to research and innovation strategies for smart specialisations

This guide has been conceived as a methodological guidance for policy-makers and implementing bodies on how to prepare for and how to design, draft and implement a national/regional research and innovation strategy for smart specialisation (RIS3).
Report

Growth through innovation and collaboration: a review of the Cooperative Research Centres Programme

Executive Summary: The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme has been a feature of the Australian Government research and innovation agenda for 25 years. The programme has been subject to many reviews, each initiated to determine whether it was delivering on its stated objectives. In response...
Video

The smartest places on earth: why rustbelts are emerging hotspots of global innovation

Examines the changing dynamic and the transformation of “rustbelt” cities, the former industrial centers of the U.S. and Europe, into a “brainbelt” of design and innovation.
Evaluation

National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) project reviews: overarching report

In August 2014, the Australian government commissioned KPMG to undertake an independent review of the 27 research infrastructure projects funded under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) 2013. The NCRIS projects were assessed and rated across their governance, effectiveness, efficiency, integration, financial management and...
Report

Review of the R&D tax incentive

The Turnbull Government is encouraging feedback from Australia’s research and development (R&D) community, businesses and industry groups and other stakeholders on the R&D Tax Incentive Review findings released today. The review was undertaken by Chair of Innovation Australia Bill Ferris, Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel...