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Review of the Cooperative Research Centre Programme: IRU Submission

Since their establishment in 1990 the Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) have been an important programme driving the translation of research into practical solutions that support economic growth, healthy communities and a secure environment. The CRCs have provided a valuable platform for universities, industry and other research end-users to work together to address important industry needs and national issues.

The current review comes at a critical time for the CRCs. It is an opportunity to revamp the programme addressing criticisms while retaining the strengths displayed over the past 25 years.

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