Discussion paper

29 Oct 2014

This discussion paper has been released to seek consultation on options to support the translation of research into commercial outcomes.

As part of its Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda, the Australian Government will develop and implement a strategy to improve Australia’s economic performance through...


12 Jul 2010

This lecture provides an opportunity to hear from one of the world’s leading experts on the international trading system.

Professor Evenett discussed the commercial policy and trade strategies of the United States, Europe, and the emerging economic powers.


1 Oct 2009

This report is the outcome of a scoping exercise commissioned by the National Water Commission (NWC) to determine the water licences and allocations to Indigenous people for commercial use across all States and Territories (except the Australian Capital Territory) in Australia. This preliminary...


5 Dec 2007

Through a detailed comparison with Canada and New Zealand, Melanie Durette demonstrates that the Australian government's approach to Indigenous customary and commercial fishing rights stands outside developments in other Commonwealth countries. The paper focuses on commercial fishing in particular as an opportunity for Indigenous people...

Conference paper

5 Dec 2005

The paper examines research that suggested that it may be commonplace for discontinuous innovations to be targeted at the wrong initial market and which proposed a prescription for identifying the more favourable initial market. To purposively commercialise an innovative technology it has to be decided...


9 Feb 2005

Jon Altman and Mike Dillon explore the role of government as risk manager for commercial development and resource management on Indigenous land, and outline the principles that must underpin any intervention program.

They propose a new investment scheme to assist development and natural resource...


19 May 2004

Michael Vitale delves into the process of commercialising Australian biotechnology, both the critical success factors and the obstacles, to paint a picture of the business reality for Australian emerging technology start-ups. Are the odds stacked against Australian biotech innovators? Or can they overcome the lack...



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