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NISA provides the incentives – now we need to respond

Innovative Research Universities (IRU) supports the Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda ‘Welcome to the Ideas boom’ which has 24 valuable measures to transform Australia’s approach to innovation. This comes in the wake of Labor’s recently announced innovation policy agenda reflecting bipartisan commitment to change.

IRU welcomes the Government’s crucial incentives to business and researchers to let innovation flourish. The Agenda commits over $500 million a year once programs are fully in place.

The challenge ahead is for all involved to respond positively to the new incentives raising the level of industry driven research and investment in bringing research outcomes to market.  The incentives are in place: will investors respond?

The agenda’s four overarching themes cover important issues. Read more attached…