What are the big three drivers to job growth?

Australian business leaders identify crucial factors for innovation and economic growth at the 2016 AFR National Innovation Summit.

Diagnosing dysphagia without radiation

A new analysis software that simplifies dysphagia diagnoses will speed up results and eliminate the need for x-rays.

Is it possible to reverse ageing?

Life expectancy only seems to go upwards, but how far can it go? Simon Lawrence spoke to experts at the cutting edge about what might lead to longer and better lives.

Australia’s most innovative women engineers

Meet the women from the group of outstanding professionals who were awarded ‘Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers 2016’ in Engineer Australia’s magazine, create.

Rethinking Australia’s innovation sector

A 15-year strategic plan for Australia’s innovation sector is being developed over the next year. But how does it compare to the rest of the world?

Research startups accelerate CSIRO science

Eleven new research-based startups revealed their business ideas at CSIRO’s ON Accelerate Demo Night.

Big data, big business

Information is the must-have asset for innovative new businesses.

Continuous deployment

Innovation psychologist Dr Amantha Imber writes about a critical ingredient for business tech innovation in an extract from her book, the Innovation Formula.

Innovation and commercialisation awards

Meet the three winners of the Clunies Ross Awards in these short videos from the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

Using nanoparticles to transform glass

A new method of injecting nanoparticles into glass has created potential applications for biomedical engineering and 3D displays.

First woman wins Millenium Technology Prize

Chemical engineer Frances Arnold received the prize for creating a revolutionary method of engineering enzymes.

Chatting with chatbots

The future of chatbots is more than just small-talk, says researchers at CSIRO and the University of Queensland.

Kick-starting student startups

UTS is powering up student-founded startups with its new Hatchery and Hatchery+ incubator programs.

Software saves rainwater

New software developed by the University of South Australia is helping Southeast Asia’s buildings conserve rainwater.

Supercomputer empowers scientists

From designing better drugs to pondering the nature of gravity waves, the University of Western Australia’s new supercomputer is empowering big data research.

Parents and schools connect

A mobile application that bridges the communication gap between parents and schools in Australia is set to expand across the globe.

A “vinnovative” solution

An innovative bottle closure with the potential to significantly reduce wine allergies is being developed in Australia’s most famous wine region.

New digital mentoring project announced

A new digital project will connect Indigenous Australians.

Australia’s first nanoscience facility launched

World-leading innovators visit for two-day conference in $150 million building.

Innovating Australia

Australia’s thought leaders describe their vision for the future.

Science in the spotlight

Executive Director & CEO of the Australian Museum Kim McKay AO explains why it is truly a wonderful time to be working in science communication and education.

Disruptive STEM

The face of business is changing, explains Robert Hillard, and it is up to STEM-skilled graduates to encourage the application of new technology to achieve great benefits for society.

The advanced manufacturing flagship

Chairman of the AAMC John Pollaers, on Australia’s best lever for a thriving, high-tech manufacturing sector.

Innovation in life sciences

A massive funding boost will strengthen the role of biotech in our economic future, says AusBiotech CEO Dr Anna Lavelle.