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Apr 2024

New plan to support Australian medical manufacturing

The plan will inform investment and other actions for manufacturing in this priority area of the economy.
Apr 2024

Training available to support Australians setting international critical technology standards

We are supporting Australian experts setting international technical standards for critical technologies. Apply now for online sessions in international negotiation and cultural intelligence.
Apr 2024

Australia and the EU celebrate 30 years of scientific cooperation

Australia and the European Union came together in Brussels to celebrate 3 decades of research partnership.
Apr 2024

Australia and UK welcome the inaugural Strategic Innovation Dialogue

Joint statement signals priorities for trade and innovation in renewable energy, manufacturing, science and research.
Apr 2024

Grants to support community and economic priorities through collaborative research

Round 16 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grant is now open. Applications close 5 June.
Mar 2024 Office of the Chief Economist

Resources and energy earnings to ease on weaker world demand

Commodity export earnings are expected to be $417 billion in 2023–24, around 10 per cent below 2022–23.
Mar 2024

More funding for Australian researchers to collaborate internationally

The Global Science and Technology Diplomacy Fund (GSTDF) will help develop Australian science in priority areas. Expressions of interest are now open.

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