Oral Health CRC wins CRA Enduring Industry-Research Collaboration Award for legacy products reaping billion dollar global sales

31 March 2022

University of Melbourne’s Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre (2010-2018) and commercial partners Mondelez International, GC Corporation and CSL Limited have taken out Cooperative Research Australia’s Award for Enduring Industry-Research Collaboration at its Innovation Awards at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday night (March 31). Oral Health CRC, led by Laureate Professor Eric Reynolds AO, has been  Read More...

Cancer Therapeutics CRC/Canthera Discovery next generation drugs land CRA Award for Research Commercialisation

31 March 2022

Cancer Therapeutics Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) and its successor research and commercialisation entity Canthera Discovery have taken out the Cooperative Research Australia (CRA) Award for Research Commercialisation at its Innovation Awards ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday night (March 31). Cancer Therapeutics CRC ran for 13 years (2007-2020) and has been one of  Read More...

RMIT research commercialisation trailblazer Professor Calum Drummond awarded CRA Lifetime Achievement Award

31 March 2022

Professor Calum Drummond, RMIT Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation and Vice-President, has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to Industry-Research Collaboration by Cooperative Research Australia (CRA) at its Excellence in Innovation Awards at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday night (March 31). The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises Professor Drummond’s remarkable 35-year professional career advancing industry-research  Read More...

Hearing researcher and audiologist  Professor Bob Cowan awarded Cooperative Research Australia Lifetime Achievement Award

31 March 2022

World-renowned hearing expert Professor Bob Cowan has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to Industry-Research Collaboration by Cooperative Research Australia (CRA) at its Excellence in Innovation Awards at Parliament House in Canberra on Thursday night (March 31). Professor Cowan, a University of Melbourne Professorial Research Fellow and Managing Director of HEARnet Clinical Studies, led the  Read More...

CONTINUED INVESTMENT IN FLAGSHIP INDUSTRY-RESEARCH PROGRAM WELCOMED

30 March 2022

Cooperative Research Australia has welcomed the reaffirmation of the Government’s commitment to the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program in the 2022/23 Federal Budget as a great example of policy continuity and investment in a program that works. “We are preparing to celebrate 30 years of Australian innovation and translation of research to social, economic, environmental  Read More...

2022-2023 Pre-Budget Submission

8 February 2022

Cooperative Research Australia: Investment in Industry-led research and innovation is critical to post-COVID success Cooperative Research Australia (CRA) has published its 2022-23 Pre-Budget Submission, urging the Federal Government to continue to grow investment in industry-led research and innovation to support Australia’s post-COVID economic development and prosperity. “For Australia to recover from COVID-19 and prosper, stimulating  Read More...

Investment in university research commercialisation and innovative workforce a welcome boost

1 February 2022

Media Release Cooperative Research Australia welcomed the announcement today by the Morrison Government of a $1.6 billion investment into the innovation system through Australia’s Economic Accelerator Program and support for expansion of a highly skilled innovation workforce experienced in industry-research collaboration. “We are delighted to see a substantial investment in Australia’s research capability, and investment  Read More...

“A Gamechanger” – Cooperative Research Australia Welcomes ATSE Partnership to Boost the Next Generation of Women in STEM

20 January 2022

Media Release  Cooperative Research Australia (CRA) today welcomed the announcement by Minister for Science and Technology, the Hon Melissa Price, that $41.2 million funding over the next seven years would be awarded to The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) to boost the next generation of women in STEM in through the “Elevate Program”.   “Our congratulations to Kylie Walker and the whole team at ATSE. It will be a game changer. This is a welcome boost and ATSE are a smart  Read More...

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...