• High-growth firms are driving Australia’s economy

    Emmanuel Njuguna     |      December 8, 2017

    Innovation is a key driver of firm growth, according to new evidence presented in the recently released Australian Innovation System Report.

  • Protecting the New Frontier

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      November 30, 2017

    A new GAP taskforce report warns about the vulnerability of Australian businesses to cyber attacks and calls for more research, better education and higher standards to harden Australia against criminal intrusions. GAP managing director Catherine Fritz-Kalish introduces the recommendations.

  • EU extends the life of glyphosate

    Jim Pratley     |      November 29, 2017

    After months of indecision the European Union voted to extend the licence of the herbicide Glyphosate for five-years. Charles Sturt University (CSU) Emeritus Professor Jim Pratley from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation writes about the implications for Australian agriculture.

  • An update on the space race

    Dr Jason Held     |      November 28, 2017

    The international space industry has grown at a relentless pace since 2013 with considerable development also seen in the Australian market. Dr Jason Held, founder of Saber Astronautics, reviews his previous predictions whilst also playing soothsayer on future progress.

  • Space and national security

    Brett Biddington     |      November 23, 2017

    Space is an inherently ‘dual use’ – meaning space technologies have both military and civil/commercial application. CEO of the recent International Astronautical Congress Brett Biddington AM considers this dynamic on the development of a national space agency.