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Publication Date: 
August 2018

Innovation and Science Australia advises the Australian Government about innovation, research and science matters. 



Intellectual Property and the Business of Innovation [1.1MB PDF] [788KB DOCX], 10th Francis Gurry lecture on Intellectual Property, 28 August 2018. Watch the live stream of the lecture.

Are we really committed to becoming a top tier innovation nation? [425KB PDF] [276KB DOCX] AFR Innovation Summit 2018, 30 July 2018

Opening remarks [176KB PDF] [945KB DOCX], Go8 Genomics and Precision Medicine Collaboration and Commercialisation Summit, 26 July 2018

ISA’s 2030 Strategic Plan: How Company Directors can accelerate prosperity through innovation [629KB PDF] [735KB DOCX] AICD Directors’ breakfast, 12 April 2018

ISA’s 2030 Strategic Plan: Innovation must become the core of national priority setting [650KB PDF] [522KB DOCX] QUT Grand Lecture Challenge, 6 April 2018 

ISA’s 2030 Strategic Plan: What will it take for Australia to be counted as a top tier innovative nation? [335KB PDF] [416KB DOCX] CEDA Melbourne, 15 March 2018 

ISA’s Strategic Plan for Australia to Thrive in the Global Innovation Race [300KB PDF] National Press Club, 31 January 2018


Innovation should be celebrated not hidden as an ‘elephant in the room’ [503KB PDF] CEDA, 8 December 2017

National Innovation Strategy 2030—What Should We Expect? [230KB PDF] AFR Innovation Summit, 19 September 2017

Innovation, collaboration and industrial linkages [354KB PDF] DSTrupt Day 2017, 6 June 2017

CRC Program: a national collaboration exemplar? [332KB PDF] CRC Association Conference, 24 May 2017

Can Australia become a top tier innovation nation? [365KB PDF] American Chamber of Commerce, 16 March 2017


Does the Australian Association of Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) need to bother with research translation and commercialisation? [297KB PDF] AAMRI Conference, 9 November 2016

Innovation and future prosperity [238KB PDF] New Zealand Venture Capital Association Conference, 20 October 2016

Innovation and Science 2030: opportunities and challenges for the HMR sector [316KB PDF] National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) Speech, 18 October 2016

Research excellence and commercialisation excellence: Can the HRM sector lead the way in Australia [492KB PDF] Speech at the Westmead Research Hub, 5 October 2016

Medtech’s role in a future innovation and science led country [416KB PDF] MTAA National Conference, 27 September 2016

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained. Innovation is for all Australians [358KB PDF] AiiA iAwards, 1 September 2016

Transform and Innovate [239KB PDF] AVCAL Conference, 31 August 2016

CeBIT StartUp Conference [112KB PDF] 4 May 2016

Developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Australia [94KB PDF] 19 April 2016

Growth, culture and change: Policy settings necessary to maintain Australian competitiveness [391KB PDF] ASIC Annual Dinner, Sydney, 21 March 2016

Research excellence and commercialisation: How can Australia do both? [161KB PDF] Higher Education Conference 2016, 10 March 2016

Unlocking Australia’s entrepreneurial potential: Active collaboration and accelerated commercialisation [302KB PDF] CEDA, 29 February 2016

The national innovation and science agenda… and you [347KB PDF] Europe-Australia Business Council, 11 February 2016.


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