University-industry collaboration

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Report

Inquiry into Victorian universities’ investment in skills

Victoria is facing a shortage of skilled workers in several sectors, including healthcare, community services, engineering, teaching, digital and technology, construction and agriculture. This inquiry examines how Victorian universities can play a greater role to support the pipeline of skilled workers in government priority areas.
Guide

Higher education research commercialisation intellectual property framework: practical guide

This guide is a resource for those undertaking transactions between universities and industry partners. The guide is based on Australian and international best practice, and draws upon guidance published by a wide range of trusted, publicly-available resources.
Audio podcast

Research that matters: community and industry partnerships

Shaping systems and processes, changing public attitudes, and influencing policy is grounded in partnerships. In this episode, Torrens University researchers share insights into how industry, academia and government can come together to make transformational change across different sectors – from construction to hospitality.
Strategy

University research commercialisation: action plan

This strategy document aims to ensure that Australia’s universities play a bigger role in the nation's economy, working with Australian businesses to develop the next generation of great Australian products and companies.
Report

Review of university-industry collaboration in teaching and learning: final report

This review report recommends short-term and long-term actions that government, higher education providers and industry can take to promote greater collaboration across the sector. It considers how to increase industry engagement in teaching and learning through improved course curricula, opportunities to combine work, study and...
Report

An Australian DARPA to turbocharge universities’ national security research

More than at any time since World War II, science and technology (S&T) breakthroughs are dramatically redesigning the global security outlook. In this paper, the authors propose establishing a formal partnership between the Defence Department, defence industry and Australian universities.
Discussion paper

Job-ready graduates: Higher Education Reform Package 2020

This discussion paper outlines how public investment in higher education will focus on 'national priorities,' and tailor a system that delivers for students, industry and the community. The Morrison Government says the changes are aimed at driving the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Journal article

Fostering process innovations in construction through industry–university consortium

This study aims to describe the development of an industry–university (IU) relationship which has enabled the conduct of practically and scientifically relevant research. Using empirical data, this study describes how to create a win-win IU innovation relationship that enables the implementation of process innovations into...
Report

Clever collaborations: the strong business case for partnering with universities

In recent years, right around the world, governments and policy makers have wrestled with how to lift collaboration between businesses and universities. There is a growing body of evidence that shows that when companies tap into the expertise of universities and their researchers, it boosts...
Report

Universities New Zealand: collaboration between universities and industry

This paper defines university-industry collaboration (UIC), explores the key benefits of UIC, and provides insights into how to improve UIC in New Zealand and how to measure the outcome of UIC.
Journal article

If living labs are the answer – what's the question? A review of the literature

The world's economy is becoming increasingly knowledge intensive. This will drive further technological, societal and organisational change. A knowledge intensive economy gives the producers of knowledge – universities – a potentially key role in shaping our future.
Report

Review of research policy and funding arrangements

Executive Summary The overall quality of the Australian research sector is high by OECD standards but Australia’s performance is poor when it comes to translating publicly funded research into collaboration with business. We rank last out of 26 OECD countries on the proportion of businesses...
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.
Report

Translating research for economic and social benefit: country comparisons

This report makes evidence-based findings about how current levels of translation, commercialisation and collaboration in Australia could be improved and examines how international models could be applied in Australia.
Submission

DASSH Submission to ACOLA on the Review of Australia's Research Training System

The current research training system (RTS) seems to be working reasonably well, producing high quality and innovative researchers in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (ASSH). One challenge that the sector faces is ensuring the appropriateness of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) scholarship, for those...
Report

National survey of research commercialisation: 2015 review report

This report presents findings from The National Survey of Research Commercialisation (NSRC) survey on the research engagement and commercialisation activities of publicly funded research organisations in Australia.
Report

Research engagement for Australia: measuring research engagement between universities and end users

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) believes that realising the benefits of Australia’s world-class research system requires translation of its outputs into economic and societal benefits. The effective translation of research will be at the core of Australia’s future competitiveness and prosperity.
Discussion paper

Boosting the commercial returns from research: strategy

Introduction As a key, business-focused element of the Economic Action Strategy, the Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda brings together and builds on the Government’s other economic reform efforts to make the most of Australia’s strengths and business opportunities. Through the Competitiveness Agenda, the Government aims...
Working paper

Rewarding researcher–industry engagement and collaboration: Developing an ‘Impact and Engagement for Australia’ (IEA) metric

OECD data shows that Australian researchers are less engaged in collaboration with industry than their counterparts in other countries. This is of particular concern for Australia given the large proportion of our researchers in the public sector. Calls to address this problem have increasingly been...
Report

Venturous Australia: building strength in innovation

According to the report, the architecture of Australia’s existing national innovation system is now a generation old and requires an urgent re-appraisal and re-structuring. Its 72 recommendations range across the components of an effective system, focusing on innovation in business, strengthening people and skills, excellence...