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Jan 2024

The Australian Government’s interim response to safe and responsible AI consultation

Find out how community feedback will influence regulation of AI in Australia.
Jan 2024

New grant funding round open for industry-led research collaborations

Applications are now open for round 25 of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Grants program.
Jan 2024

Grants of up to $15,000 available for young Aussies in STEM

The sponsorship grants fund young Australians to take part in virtual or in-person STEM events.
Dec 2023

$17 million to boost AI adoption by SMEs

The AI Adopt Program will fund centres to help Australian businesses adopt artificial intelligence (AI). Applications close 29 January 2024.

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Feb 2024

PolyActiva is changing how we look at eye biotech

The company is developing new ocular technology with support from our Biomedical Translation Fund and Brandon Capital.
Feb 2024

Funding for solutions using renewables and low emissions

$7.5 million in BRII grants to boost small business innovation. Applications close 3 April 2024.
Feb 2024

$14 million to help Australian businesses manufacture renewable energy technologies

The Australian Government has named the recipient of the Powering Australia Industry Growth Centre grant following a competitive process in 2023.
Feb 2024 Critical Minerals Office

$40 million to support critical minerals projects in Australia

International Partnerships in Critical Minerals grants will provide co-funding for Australian projects. Applications now open.
Feb 2024

New expert group will help guide the future of safe and responsible AI in Australia

The temporary group is part of the Australian Government’s interim response to the safe and responsible AI consultation.
Feb 2024

Success stories for quantum in Australia

From quantum computing capital raises to quantum tech in space, here’s a round up of achievements from quantum leaders.
Feb 2024

Towards a global quantum ecosystem

Australia and other countries have been progressing the global quantum ecosystem as part of the Multilateral Dialogue on Quantum (MDQ).
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30 November 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) releases 2022–23 annual report

Find out about IISA’s activities and performance over the last financial year.
29 November 2023

Our 2023 APS Employee Census results

The 2023 APS Employee Census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
29 November 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

New insights on barriers to innovation highlight Australia’s missing band of medium-sized businesses

Improving Australia’s capacity to be resilient and to grow the economy requires more innovative small businesses scaling up.
29 November 2023

Methane abatement technology projects receive $4.35 million

The Australian Government is supporting methane abatement technologies as part of Australia's transition to net zero.
27 November 2023 Industry Innovation and Science Australia

Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) report highlights barriers to collaboration and com...

Find out about the challenges Australian businesses face and ideas to remove those barriers.
25 November 2023

Industry Growth Program launches advisory service

The Industry Growth Program is officially open for business. Start-ups and innovative small-to-medium businesses can now apply for expert advice on getting their ideas to market.
25 November 2023

Country of origin labelling for seafood is coming to hospitality

Consumer ministers have voted to introduce mandatory seafood labelling in hospitality venues.
21 November 2023 National Measurement Institute

National instrument test procedures for utility meters: have your say

The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is seeking feedback on the revised NITP 14, the test procedures for utility meters. Consultation is open until 2 February 2024.
21 November 2023

Nominations open for the 2024 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science!

Do you know an inspiring scientist, innovator or science educator? Nominate them for the 2024 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science by 8 February 2024.
20 November 2023 National Measurement Institute

Getting a fair slice this Christmas

National Measurement Institute (NMI) inspectors will carry out 350 visits to supermarkets, retailers and fresh food markets from 20-24 November.
20 November 2023 Australian Space Agency

Competition to name Australia’s lunar rover

Australians have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to name an Aussie-built rover that will go to the Moon. Voting on 4 shortlisted names is now open.
16 November 2023

Australia joins international working group on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Major natural gas importing and exporting countries are working together on a shared global framework for methane and carbon dioxide measurement.