A report released today has found that advanced physical and mathematical sciences make a direct contribution to the Australian economy of around $145 billion a year, ~11% of GDP.
Transforming the way we analyse and process data has repercussions for disaster management, defence and security, and raises issues with privacy and ownership, says Rosslyn Beeby.
Fairer regulation and better access to finance and equity will give entrepreneurs plenty of encouragement, says Tony Peacock.
It’s long been accepted that vision declines with age, but an Australian invention could soon change this, writes Clare Pain.
Australian innovation is making an impact on the world stage as businesses and researchers forge ahead into foreign markets says Penny Pryor.