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...

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...