Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of the Cooperative Research Centres Program

Report by the Allen Consulting Group to the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education

September 2012

This study estimates the economic, environmental and social impacts of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) program since it commenced in 1991 and out to 2017. Nearly 120 past and present CRCs have contributed to the study. Between 1991 and 2017 CRCs produced technologies, products and processes that were estimated to have a direct value of almost $14.5 billion.

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