Innovation and Science Australia has today welcomed the launch of the Australian Government’s Global Talent Scheme pilot which will help Australian businesses and start-ups to have improved access to highly skilled talent from overseas.
The Chair of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), Mr Bill Ferris AC, has today welcomed the Australian Government’s release of its response to ISA’s strategic report Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation (the 2030 Plan), which follows on from several related announcements in the 2018 Federal Budget.
Innovation and Science Australia Chair, Mr Bill Ferris AC, launched Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation with the Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, at Astor Industries in Western Sydney earlier today.
ISA’s Performance Review of the Australian Innovation, Science and Research System 2016 (ISR System Review) finds that while the Australian system has points of strength, Australia is lagging behind international competitors in key areas and much work must be done to break into the top-tier of innovation nations.
Bill Ferris AC, Chair of Innovation and Science Australia, today welcomed the Government’s new Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF). The $500 million fund will accelerate the development and translation of Australian biomedical discoveries.