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Monday 13 May 2013

The Dos and Don'ts of IP protection

To protect your creative endeavours and maximise their commercial value, a few simple rules must be observed Read More...


Saturday 30 March 2013

Business Model Innovation White Paper

Business model innovation can be simply defined as new ways that an organisation creates, captures and delivers value to its target market or customers. Read More...


Friday 29 March 2013

Business Model Innovation Masterclass - 11 April

For businesses to become more competitive and gain significant advantages in the current global environment, they must innovate their business models, not just focus on products and services. Read More...


Wednesday 27 March 2013

Velocis design integration program

As a manufacturing industry leader are you ready to take your business to the next level? This 2.5 day intensive design integration program facilitated by leading business design specialists will challenge your thinking and energise your leadership team. Read More...


Sunday 24 March 2013

Ideas2Market 2013 dates confirmed

Ideas2Market workshops provide an opportunity for innovators to access world-class speakers and business training. Read More...


Friday 15 February 2013

The new era of financial sourcing for the Australian biomedical/biotechnology research environment

The Australian biomedical and biotechnology research sectors are typically characterised as having long lead times in translating discoveries into successful outcomes that advance health delivery and can be attributed to a number of reasons Read More...


Thursday 14 February 2013

Profile On... Rock Paper Scissors

Rock Paper Scissors is tradition with a twist. RPS is building a recognisable brand for a fish & chips chain offering a fresh gourmet-style, simple fish and chip menu as well as fabulously loaded burgers, gourmet pizzas and their own Bang Frozen Yoghurt. Read More...


Wednesday 6 February 2013

How to Enhance Your Creative Spirit

Creativity is the ability or aptitude by which individuals or groups generate or conceive new ideas, or adapt existing concepts into new principles. Many ideas have led to successful businesses and new innovations. Read More...


Friday 1 February 2013

Driving collaboration in the Australian recycling industry

The AIC partnered with ACOR, the Australian recycling industry’s peak body, to facilitate as series of TechClinics focusing on the question; “How can we document and recognise best practice in the Australian recycling industry?" Read More...


Thursday 17 January 2013

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has been attracting a significant amount of attention both in Australia and globally, in terms of research activity, new system acquisition and its repeated citation in the press as a major opportunity for manufacturers. Read More...


Wednesday 16 January 2013

Characteristics of an Entrepreneur: Do you have what it takes?

Entrepreneurship is defined as the process by which a new venture is created when an entrepreneur identifies a new opportunity in the market to create economic products and services. Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Read More...


Friday 11 January 2013

Know your customer

The customer should be at the centre of your marketing efforts. Know what the customer wants, how to deliver what they want and how to communicate with them. Read More...


Wednesday 29 August 2012

Chameleon looks to blend better into environment

Through AIC's TechFast program, Chameleon linked with CQU researchers to produce a prefabricated roof panel. Read More...


Wednesday 29 August 2012

Profile On... Daintree Discovery Centre

The Daintree Discovery Centre has met and positively responded to key challenges facing the tourism industry. Owner Ron Birkett says it's an innovative approach to the experience they offer that rates them well against the average for the sector. Read More...


Monday 27 August 2012

Creating value for CRCs (Cooperative Research Centres)

The AIC has a core capability in creating value for CRCs and has applied this to a wide variety of projects including commercialisation and IP management services, industry engagement frameworks and professional development. Read More...


Thursday 19 January 2012

Comment sought on "Enabling Technologies Roadmap" "Australian Life Scientist"

The Enabling Technologies Roadmap (ETRM) is a report commissioned by the Department on the advice of the National Enabling Technologies Strategy (NETS) Expert Forum. Read More...


Thursday 1 December 2011

The Red Queen Effect "Fast Thinking"

THE RED QUEEN Effect refers to the Lewis Carroll story Alice Through the Looking Glass, where the Red Queen runs hard but never gets anywhere because the surrounding landscape is also moving. Read More...


Friday 11 November 2011

Twenty Things You Need To Ask Yourself About Innovation "Aus Innovation"

A simple way to think about innovation is to think of an ‘innovation journey’ that starts when the organisation is created but never ends. Read More...


Monday 10 October 2011

What will it take to get innovation back on track? "Anthill"

“Open innovation” isn’t a term you associate with Australia. We don’t even fund it anymore. Read More...


Wednesday 28 September 2011

Workshop to help entrepreneurs with new business ideas "Gympie Times"

A workshop designed for those harbouring an entrepreneurial streak will be held at Gympie Conference Centre on Wednesday, October 19. Read More...


Wednesday 21 September 2011

KiwiNet forum focuses on role of digital technology "Scoop"

The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet) is hosting a forum today to gain insights into how digital technology can improve farm, orchard and vineyard sustainable profitability and grow high tech manufacturing. Read More...


Wednesday 7 September 2011

North Queensland on the World Innovation Map "Aus Innovation"

On Friday 12 August 2011, the second Tropical Innovation Awards showcased and rewarded the best and most innovative ideas in Tropical North Queensland. Read More...


Monday 5 September 2011

QMI Solutions and Australian Institute for Commercialisation combine "Formzoo Design"

QMI Solutions and the Australian Institute for Commercialisation have merged to provide business and industry with an unparalleled level of in-house expertise to help enterprises improve and grow. Read More...


Saturday 6 August 2011

Inaugural Innovativity Training Heralded A Success "NewsMaker"

According to the Australian industry leaders in attendance, last month’s inaugural Innovativity training was a rousing success. Read More...


Friday 8 July 2011

The Entrepreneurial Mind "BTP Newsletter"

“Everything that can be invented has been invented“. Charles H. Duell, (Commissioner of U.S. patent office, advising President McKinley to close the U.S. patent office in 1899). Read More...


Wednesday 22 June 2011

Gilmore exits AIC with sobering assessment for Start-ups "Start Up Smart"

Rowan Gilmore has quit his post as the chief executive of the Australian Institute for Commercialisation, admitting that conditions for start-ups haven’t greatly improved during his tenure. Read More...


Monday 6 June 2011

Is the VC Market dying? "Start Up Smart"

A few years ago, the funding scenario for an innovative start-up was simple. Get a bank loan to get yourself started before turning to a grateful Australian-based VC who will help propel your business into the big time.. Read More...


Tuesday 17 May 2011

"AIC promotes Research into Reality" Business Acumen

The Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) last month hosted the pre-screening of National Science Week's TV Series, From Research to Reality, on Queensland's Community TV Channel, 31 Digital. Read More...


Wednesday 11 May 2011

"Commercialisation Blueprint offers Process to take Innovations to Market" Technology Transfer Tactics

The Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) has developed a Commercialisation Blueprint that offers innovators a step-by-step guide to taking innovations to market and provides tools to evaluate, monitor, and report progress. Read More...


Saturday 7 May 2011

"Inventor Makes a Splash" Courier Mail

Joe Spelta dove in the pool at the deep end, but it is paying off with his chemical-free fresh water swimming pool technology. Read More...


Thursday 14 April 2011

"3D Printing Technology Leads to Plastic Innovation" Fast Thinking

B&C Plastics specialises in plastic injection moulding and toolmaking for a variety of industries including homeware, mining, building and construction and electronics. Read More...


Thursday 7 April 2011

"Commercialisation- With Compliments" Fast Thinking

Dr Rowan Gilmore points out that an invention is not enough- it needs a little help. Read More...


Wednesday 6 April 2011

"Innovation Series to debut in Melbourne: Showcasing breakthrough Science & Technology Concepts" PACE

Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade Richard Dalla-Riva will speak at the debut Innovation Series lunch in Melbourne on 12 May, alongside leaders from RMIT and ANCA. Read More...


Tuesday 5 April 2011

"How to Begin the Process of Open Innovation: A Primer" InnovationManagment

While large companies like P&G have forged ahead with open innovation there are many still to take the first tentative steps. Dr John Kapeleris provides a primer on how to go from thinking about Open Innovation to trying it out.. Read More...


Monday 4 April 2011

"International Alliance Created to Further Commercialization of Research" Stock Markets Review

Ontario Centres of Excellence''s (OCE''s) Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) recently hosted a gathering of some of the world''s brightest minds from academia, government and industry in a bid to better capitalize Read More...


Saturday 2 April 2011

"Seven Trends and One Big Myth" The New Exchange

Inevitably, except for the largest of vertically integrated companies, an essential step in the innovation process - delivering value to a market - requires collaboration for the transfer of knowledge and creation of value. Read More...


Friday 1 April 2011

"International Alliance Created to Further Commercialization of Research" Exchange Morning Post

OTTAWA - Ontario Centres of Excellence's Centre for Commercialization of Research recently hosted a gathering of some of the world's brightest minds from academia, government and industry in a bid to better capitalize on the commercialization.. Read More...


Friday 1 April 2011

"Innovation- The New Currency of Success" Virgin Blue Voyeur

In the competitive global business climate, innovation is the new yardstick of success. Beyond originating products, companies must also devise innovative business models. Read More...


Friday 1 April 2011

"Australian Institute for Commercialisation" The New Exchange

The Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) provides innovation and collaboration services that help organisations grow. Read More...


Thursday 31 March 2011

"International Alliance Created to Further Commercialization of Research" Yahoo! Finance

Ontario Centres of Excellence's (OCE's) Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) recently hosted a gathering of some of the world's brightest minds from academia, government and industry.. Read More...


Wednesday 30 March 2011

"Workshop Ticket Winners" North West Star

In last week's Talking Business we gave readers the opportunity to win two tickets to the Ideas2Market Masterclass valued at $100 each. Read More...


Monday 28 March 2011

"Ideas Workshop" North West Star

A ONE-DAY workshop for companies looking to grow or plan for the future will be held in Mount Isa on Thursday, April 7. Read More...


Wednesday 23 March 2011

"Translate Research in to viable Outcomes" Australian Innovation

An AIC Commercialisation Bootcamp was recently held at the University of Adelaide to help research organisations and universities maximise the impact of their research through strategic intellectual property management. Read More...


Monday 7 March 2011

"South Australian plastics manufacturer Copeland Industries aims to turn exporter with a new product for the global wate

Copeland's new trenchless technology - likely to be launched next year - will help reline decaying pipe infrastructure with a sleeve of plastic pipe without the need for digging up the surrounding area. Read More...


Thursday 3 February 2011

"Geothermal opportunities lie just beneath the surface" Ecogeneration

At a time when geothermal drilling programs in Australia are still waiting to secure adequate investment and funding, direct-use of geothermal heat and ground-source heat pumps provide an attractive alternative for the development. Read More...


Tuesday 1 February 2011

"Students leading the way" Vision CRC

The CRC Leadership and Innovation course was established in 1997 to help PhD and Postdoctoral students in CRCs to develop an understanding of the nature of leadership, how to work effectively with others, and the essentials of successful R&D. Read More...


Tuesday 1 February 2011

"Opinion: Five strategies for successful commercialisation in biotechnology" Australian Life Scientist

The rapidly changing biotechnology environment, influenced by globalisation, competition, financial pressures and the advancement of new technologies, has had a dramatic impact on the small to medium biotechnology firm. Read More...


Tuesday 18 January 2011

"Innovation will not bubble up of its own accord" Business Spectator

Innovation is one of those words that means different things to different people. Read More...


Wednesday 8 December 2010

"Slow rate of commercialisation undermining R&D: report" Smart Company

Australia's innovative nature is being stifled by its poor commercialisation rate, according to a new report from the Australian Institute for Commercialisation. Read More...


Thursday 25 November 2010

"Commercialisation programs worth $240m says AIC" iTWire

Innovation services provided to business by the Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) could be worth up to $240 million per year to the economy in additional turnover, exports, and hundreds of new jobs. Read More...


Wednesday 17 November 2010

"To market, to market" Ecogeneration

EcoGeneration takes a look at how a clean energy idea can be converted into a commercially viable clean energy reality. Read More...


Monday 15 November 2010

"Commercialisation - The pendulum keeps swinging" Australian Innovation

Commercialisation has fallen in and out of favour over the years, often depending on the state of the national economy and government budgets. Read More...


Saturday 30 October 2010

"Collaboration in 28 Parts" CRC-ACS

Commencing in July 2010 with 28 Participants, CRC-ACS has more than doubled the number of participating organisations within the cooperative operation, compared to its previous rounds of funding. Read More...


Friday 29 October 2010

"How Collaboration and Commercialisation works can support a Responsible Business" Total Exec

Today, I met up with Rowan Gilmore - CEO of the Australian Institute of Commercialisation (AIC). We discussed what responsible and effective leadership means to Rowan and the AIC. Read More...


Friday 29 October 2010

"Government program gives creative minds business start" Rural Weekly

INVENTORS and entrepreneurs in the Toowoomba region will soon have the opportunity to take advantage of a government program designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to launch a small business or commercialise an invention. Read More...


Friday 29 October 2010

"University of Adelaide links with national commercialisation body" In Business SA

An intensive professional development program, run by the Australian Institute for Commercialisation for R&D professionals, can now form part of a Masters degree offered by the University of Adelaide. Read More...


Thursday 28 October 2010

"University joins forces with the AIC to encourage innovation" Australian Innovation

An intensive professional development program, run by the Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) for those involved in research and development (R&D), can now form part of a Masters degree offered by the University of Adelaide. Read More...


Thursday 28 October 2010

"Lead from the top" Total Exec

What is the most important thing you can do to help your company grow over the long term? Read More...


Thursday 21 October 2010

"Got an idea? Ideas2Market can help bring it to fruition" Fast Thinking

Now in its fifth year, the Ideas2Market small business program has assisted more than 1200 entrepreneurs to take their ideas to market and the 2010/11 program seeks to build on this success with a range of comprehensive and interactive workshops. Read More...


Thursday 21 October 2010

"Ideation - The Antecedent to Innovation" Fast Thinking

Ideation or idea generation is a key driver of the innovation process. So how do we find our best ideas? Many of us generate our best ideas during the morning shower, or while we are listening to music or driving. Read More...


Tuesday 12 October 2010

"Open innovation 101" Fast Thinking, 11 October 2010

Open innovation is the process by which organisations use both internal and external knowledge to drive and accelerate their internal innovation strategy in order to fulfil existing market needs or to access new market opportunities. Read More...


Thursday 30 September 2010

"Everything a budding inventor needs to know" Australian Innovation, 30 September 2010

"Everything a budding inventor needs to know" is just some of the feedback the AIC has received following its distribution of 1,500 Inventor's Took Kits across Australia last month, as a complement to the AIC's web-based self-help Inve Read More...


Thursday 30 September 2010

"Bootcamp gains credit" BioTechnologyNews, 30 September 2010

THE University of Adelaide has announced it will grant masters credit to Australian Institute for Commercialisation students who complete the intensive professional development program Bootcamp. Read More...


Monday 27 September 2010

"Going commercial" Australian Financial Review, 27 September 2010

Students doing the Master's of Science and Technology Commercialisation at the University of Adelaide will be eligible to apply for credit for completing professional development with the Australian Institute for Commercialisation. Read More...


Thursday 23 September 2010

"Manufacturing, innovation and failure" ABC Future Tense, 23 September 2010

Australia's manufacturing sector is trying to recalibrate, to move into new cutting-edge industries, but innovation is only part of the equation. Read More...


Thursday 16 September 2010

"Innovation Space for the entrepreneurs of tomorrow" Australian Innovation, 16 September 2010

The QUT Innovation Space (QIS) is an entrepreneurial learning space where students develop real–world skills relevant to turning initial concept ideas into the products of the future. Read More...


Thursday 9 September 2010

"Innovate or die" Australian Innovation, 9 September 2010

Innovation has been identified by organisations and governments as a key strategy for growth and sustainability in the turbulent and highly competitive global arena. Read More...


Wednesday 8 September 2010

"Biofilm Battleground" Microbe Magazine, 8 September 2010

Increasing evidence of the damage caused by bacterial biofilms, in both the human body and the environment, is prompting research into new strategies for dealing with them. Read More...


Wednesday 8 September 2010

"Greater opportunities for geothermal energy identified" Australian Innovation, 8 September 2010

A Clean Energy Innovation Centre R&D Forum has been held in Perth to identify the most promising technology options available to improve geothermal energy’s value to the market and increase the utilisation of this renewable energy source. Read More...


Thursday 2 September 2010

"Necessity the mother of invention" Newsport Daily, 2 September 2010

"The awards provide an opportunity for applicants to link with professional businesses and State and Federal funded programs," said Robert Buhrke, Innovation Coach of the Australian Institute for Commercialisation Read More...


Thursday 2 September 2010

"Blemished fruit at centre of banana forum" North Queensland Register, 2 September 2010

READY-to-eat banana snack packs and a vegemite-like banana spread are two possible products that could be made from blemished bananas that are otherwise wasted. Read More...


Sunday 22 August 2010

"Smart 100 Mavens 2010" Anthill, 22 August 2010

So, who were these ‘intense gatherers of information and impressions’? Who were Anthill’s 2010 ‘mavens‘, described as among ‘the first to pick up on new or nascent trends and share them’? Read More...


Thursday 12 August 2010

"Innovation in hand rail manufacturing" Australian Innovation, 12 August 2010

Klein Architectural, a Queensland-based manufacturer of high quality stainless steel products, has developed a hand rail with 80% more grip than conventional hand rails and engaged with the AIC to commercialise the opportunity. Read More...


Monday 9 August 2010

"Everything a budding inventor needs to know" Gold Coast Bulletin, 9 August 2010

A new information kit for inventors and entrepreneurs could spur forward-thinking Gold Coasters towards designing the next iPod... Read More...


Thursday 5 August 2010

"Cash in on Masterchef" BRW, 5 August 2010

Here are six secrets that business can steal from the smash-hit television series. First surprise: they have nothing to do with food. Read More...


Wednesday 28 July 2010

"New relining product in the pipeline" Trenchless Australasia, 28 July 2010

Copeland received a $50,000 grant for their research under the Enterprise Connect Researchers in Business program with assistance from the Australian Institute for Commercialisation. Read More...


Wednesday 21 July 2010

"Innovation in Brisbane" Brisbane 31: The 360 Show, 21 July 2010

Allinta Rose, Cameron Johns, Vannessa Garrard, Mellissa Little and Daniel McHugh give us an insight into how they are helping move things forward for QLD and Australia in this weeks episode of 360. Read More...


Wednesday 21 July 2010

"What innovation means to sourcing ideas" Fast Thinking, Winter 2010

At the Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC), we preach innovation, but know from our own experience that in practice innovation is more easily said than done. Where does a company start with innovation? Read More...


Friday 2 July 2010

"Assistance Programs" 2 July 2010, Business Gold Coast

A range of assistance programs are available for ICT businesses to assist in business establishment, growth and change. Read More...


Thursday 1 July 2010

"Innovations in energy efficient manufacturing" Australian Innovation, 1 July 2010

Frontline Australasia Pty Ltd, a Victorian precision components manufacturer, has utilised CSIRO cold spray technology to achieve significant new innovations in direct manufacturing. Read More...


Wednesday 30 June 2010

"Innovation Series: eco-innovations take to the floor, and the air" Business Acumen, 30 June 2010

Innovation in sustainability for industry will take the floor in three fascinating presentations at the upcoming Innovation Series luncheon at the Brisbane Hilton on July 19. Read More...


Monday 28 June 2010

"Delivering on strong innovation 2009–2010" Queensland Government, 28 June 2010

There is universal recognition of the links between research and development (R&D) and innovation, and between innovation and economic productivity, environmental sustainability and standard of living. Read More...


Wednesday 23 June 2010

"Enable2010 is about Brisbane enabling innovation" Business Acumen, 23 June 2010

The Australian Innovation Exhibition aims to showcase Queensland and Australian innovation. Foundation sponsors include the Australian Institute for Commercialisation. Read More...


Tuesday 15 June 2010

"Adelaide hosts 'smart grid' clinic" In Business, 15 June 2010

A Clean Energy Innovation Centre TechClinic has been held in Adelaide to evaluate how technology can be developed locally to achieve greater energy efficiencies in smart grid projects across Australia. Read More...


Thursday 10 June 2010

"Rip Curl – Commercialisation of the First Ever Power Heated Wet Suit" Australian Innovation, 10 June 2010

Through its TechFast program, the Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) was engaged to assist Rip Curl to find new technologies and advanced materials that would keep the second generation H Bomb at the forefront of wet suit performance. Read More...


Thursday 3 June 2010

"Research Commercialisation stimulates debate" BTP Exchange, 3 June 2010

How long will it take for Australia to achieve commercialisation equivalent to the United States - was just one of the questions from the floor at the Queensland launch event of the Australian Innovation Festival at Brisbane Technology Park Read More...


Thursday 27 May 2010

"Brisbane’s Entrepreneurs seek the tools..." Australian Innovation, 27 May 2010

Ideas2Market, the Australian Institute for Commercialisation’s long running small business program, was recently attended by a keen group of ambitious entrepreneurs. Read More...


Thursday 20 May 2010

"10 steps to a better business plan" Smart Company, 20 May 2010

Most entrepreneurs have a simple problem when it comes to business plans: they don't have one. Read More...


Monday 17 May 2010

"Innovations in the Italian cheese market" Fast Thinking, 17 May 2010

La Casa Del Formaggio is a South Australian owned and operated family business manufacturing a range of premium quality Italian style cheese. Established in 1988, the company now employs more than 50 people. Read More...


Tuesday 11 May 2010

"Innovation for better profits" The Gympie Times, 11 May 2010

INNOVATION is something many small business operators do as a matter of course without even realising that it is happening, while with others it takes a great deal of planning and effort. Read More...


Thursday 1 October 2009

"Question Time" BRW

Australians are acknowledged internationally as great inventors but not great commercialisers. Australian inventions are often commercialised overseas with great success – what can be done to change this? Read More...


Tuesday 8 September 2009

"Funding the key to Innovation" Australian Financial Review – September 8, 2009

Organisations and individuals involved in innovative start-ups want Commercialisation Australia to address the lack of funding for new ideas. Read More...


Friday 4 September 2009

"Funding innovation proves a smart move" Australian Financial Review

The Researchers in Business program is paying dividends for a number of smaller companies with thanks to the AIC's linking eligible firms with appropriate researchers. Read More...


Thursday 3 September 2009

"Commercialisation gets a budget boost" ATSE

The view that pumping more money into research does not automatically increase innovation within an economy seems finally to have become respectable thinking in politics. Read More...


Wednesday 5 August 2009

"Sustaining a niche business" Dynamic Business

Have a niche business, but not sure how you’re going to sustain your business in the long run? Read More...


Monday 3 August 2009

"Beware of geeks bearing gifts" Australian Anthill

Things that appear seductive are often never as appealing in reality. Read More...


Thursday 16 May 2013

New strategic plan to lift Queensland's small businesses

Small business in Queensland will find it easier to operate and capitalise on jobs and growth opportunities, after the Newman Government released a strategic plan yesterday. Read More...


Tuesday 14 May 2013

Carpooling app wins global impact competition

A young Melbourne entrepreneur has won the Singularity University’s global impact competition in Australia thanks to his revolutionary carpooling concept, and will now travel to California with a $30,000 scholarship. Read More...


Sunday 12 May 2013

NBN futures Expo

Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce has announced the convening of a free NBN Expo on 21 May. Read More...


Friday 26 April 2013

"Like" us on Facebook

See pics from our latest Ideas2Market workshop, our welding simulator and a recent Rapid Robotic Programming event - all on our Facebook page. Read More...


Sunday 24 March 2013

Win a 3D printer and be part of the Third Industrial Revolution

Much has been said about the Third Industrial Revolution, which predicts the emergence of Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing as an enabling technology for anyone wanting to be involved in manufacturing. Read More...


Wednesday 16 January 2013

Own your idea - upcoming IP events

Intellectual Property is an important and strategic business asset for protecting or accessing innovation, securing freedom to operate and for obtaining and maintaining competitive advantage. Read More...


Tuesday 30 November 2010

"Getting commercial with ideas" Start Up Smart

Dr Rowan Gilmore is the CEO of the Australian Institute for Commercialisation, which works with entrepreneurs to develop intellectual property into thriving businesses. Read More...


Monday 11 October 2010

"Innovation is the key competitive advantage" Fast Thinking, 11 October 2010

“Innovation is the last competitive advantage that this nation can have” Dr John Kapeleris, Deputy CEO of the Australian Institute for Commercialisation told ABC’s Future Tense host Antony Funnell on last Thursday’s program aired on Radio National. Read More...


Friday 6 August 2010

"Commercialisation in vital rebirth" Business Acumen, 6 August 2010

After several years of uncertainty surrounding the outlook for the commercialisation of ideas and research in Australia, the field has recovered strongly and is again showing its potential... Read More...


Tuesday 20 July 2010

"Copeland putting exports in the pipeline" The Advertiser, 20 July 2010

SOUTH Australian plastics manufacturer Copeland Industries aims to turn exporter with a new product for the global water infrastructure market. Read More...


Thursday 8 July 2010

"Innovation rests on engaging multiple stakeholders across the value chain" 8 July 2010, ATSE Focus

Problems and opportunities drive innovation, not just technological developments – addressing these topics should be the antecedent of any economic development initiative. Read More...

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