Dylan Ashton wins ECR Prize for work on using kangaroo tendon for grafts on humans

26 October 2021

operative Research Australia’s Early Career Researcher (ECR) Prize for his work on a ground-breaking project developing the use of kangaroo tendon for knee ligament grafts in humans.  Read More...

Robot ‘artist’ with eyes delivers international growth for Aussie company – and creates new jobs for humans

25 October 2021

Cooperative Research Australia CEO Jane O’Dwyer said UAP’s breakthrough with robotics was a “game-changer for innovative manufacturing” in Australia.  Read More...

CRC Association Welcomes Investment in Industry-Led Cooperative Research to Drive Growth

3 September 2021

The Cooperative Research Centres Association today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Christian Porter, of twenty-two new Cooperative Research Centre Projects. The new CRC-Ps have been funded under Round 11 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects as part of the Cooperative Research Centres Program. They represent a collective  Read More...

Three New Cooperative Research Centres Supercharge Australian Innovation

30 June 2021

The Cooperative Research Centres Association today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Christian Porter, of three new Cooperative Research Centres.  Read More...

CRC ASSOCIATION WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S ONGOING INVESTMENT IN COOPERATIVE RESEARCH

12 May 2021

Media Release  The Cooperative Research Centres (CRCA) Association has welcomed the reaffirmation of the Government’s commitment to the Cooperative Research Centres Program in the 2021/22 Federal budget, along initiatives to support R&D, science and research and industrial PhDs.  “The CRC Program is the flagship in the innovation system, and the CRC Association welcomes the Morrison  Read More...

CRC Association calls for Government to shape innovation system for Australia’s unique circumstances

13 April 2021

The Cooperative Research Centres Association (CRC Association) has urged government to pursue policy interventions that are shaped for Australia’s unique circumstances and strengths in its submission on the University Research Commercialisation consultation paper.  Read More...

Cooperative Research Centres Association proposes Australia invest in R&D success and industrial PhDs to generate innovation-led prosperity

23 February 2021

The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Association has published its 2021-22 Pre-Budget Submission, urging the Federal Government to invest in industry-led cooperative research to generate innovation that will see Australia thrive in the post COVID-19 world. “Industry-led cooperative research enabled through the Cooperative Research Centres program is an Australian success story, translating research into action,” said CRC Association CEO Jane O’Dwyer.  Read More...

Jane O’Dwyer to lead CRC Association

19 November 2020

Jane O’Dwyer, currently Vice-President (Engagement and Global Relations) at The Australian National University will become the Chief Executive Officer of the Cooperative Research Centres Association (CRC Association) in January 2021. She will succeed Tony Peacock, who has led the CRC Association for the past decade with great distinction.  Read More...

CRC Association’s Chief Executive retires

7 July 2020

Dr Tony Peacock FTSE is retiring as the Chief Executive of the Cooperative Research Centres Association, after ten years in the role. “While the Board will be sad to see Tony go, we wish him all the very best for his next chapter,” said CRC Association Chair, Ms Belinda Robinson.  Read More...

Early career scientists reveal research with a difference

24 May 2019

Dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic best describes the five talented early career researchers who will present at ‘Collaborate | Innovate | 2019’, the annual conference of the Cooperative Research Centres Association (CRCA) at the Adelaide Hilton, May 28-30. They will deliver five-minute oral pitches on their research, covering low carbon housing, renewable energy, brain disorders, outer  Read More...