Summary of selected Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) commercialisation for 2005-06 to 2013-14

Note: All dollar values have been adjusted to 2014 prices; Research contracts and consultancy activity and some metrics under training, development and knowledge exchange activity have not been collected since 2010-11.

Table 4a: Cooperative Research Centre Research expenditure

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

CRCs responding (No.)

66

53

56

46

50

42

44

38

40

Research expenditure ($'000)

895,342

826,898

745,310

598,127

573,403

520,616

518,798

361,397

351,033

 

Table 4b: Resourcing for commercialisation per $100m research expenditure

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Commercialisation expenditure per $100m research expenditure ($'000)

12,238

12,233

14,018

17,334

17,885

13,830

14,078

15,862

15,895

 

Table 4c: Intellectual Property Activity per $100m research expenditure

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Patents filed In Australia (No,)

8

10

12

9

7

9

5

13

7

Patents filed overseas (No,)

6

7

7

6

7

10

9

7

7

Patents filed total (No,)

15

17

19

15

14

19

15

19

13

Patents maintained in Australia (No.)

28

26

27

30

38

39

37

54

42

Patents maintained overseas (No.)

70

57

62

82

100

209

220

240

182

Patents maintained total (No.)

98

83

89

113

138

248

256

294

225

 

Table 4d: Licensing activity per $100m research expenditure

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

LOAs contracted (No.)

8

16

14

37

28

43

41

30

82

Income from LOAs ($’000)

2,705

2,490

3,306

5,281

5,840

2,449

830

1,572

1,336

 

Table 4e: Start-up company activity per $100m research expenditure

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Start-up companies formed (No.)

1.2

0.7

0.3

0.5

1.2

0.4

0.8

0.3

1.1

Income from new start-up companies – total ($’000)

118

105

0

2

0

685

0

0

375

 

Table 4f: Research contracts and consultancy activity per $100m research expenditure

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Contracts and consultancy agreements entered into (No.)

60

73

81

91

74

-

-

-

-

Contracts and consultancy income ($’000)

7,951

8,152

7,832

8,824

7,845

-

-

-

-

 

Table 4g: Training, development and knowledge exchange activity per $100m research expenditure

 

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

Professional training courses offered to end-users (No.)

39

26

39

44

53

-

-

-

-

Conferences provided for end-users (No.)

61

53

75

122

69

-

-

-

-

Income from courses and conferences ($’000)

259

187

208

176

144

-

-

-

-

CRC postgraduates taking up employment in industry (No.)

38

39

42

33

53

62

31

38

36

Publications for end-users (No.)

280

181

311

330

259

259

268

358

577

Confidential and unpublished reports for end-user (No.)

95

108

133

178

137

-

-

-

-