The Turnbull Government is committing additional funding to the research and development of new energy infrastructure, making it more cost-effective for Australian households and industries to use low-carbon energy fuels.
Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash was sworn in as Minister for Jobs and Innovation on 20 December 2017.
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The Turnbull Government will create 400 local jobs and establish a new energy industry to provide more opportunities for businesses and families in the LaTrobe Valley.
It is estimated that Australian households throw away almost $4,000 worth of unused food each year. A new Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), supported by a $30 million grant from the Turnbull Government’s CRC Program, could see this wastage reduced, keeping more money in the pockets of Australian families.
Marking World Parkinson’s Day, the Turnbull Government’s Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF), is investing $7.75 million to help Global Kinetics Corporation continue to develop their world leading technology to help Parkinson’s sufferers self-manage their disease and therapy requirements.
Entrepreneurs in the medical device industry will be better equipped to build new businesses that create jobs and compete in overseas markets as a result of new funding from the Turnbull Government.
The Turnbull Government, in cooperation with the WA McGowan Government, has today launched the Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) to grow our national capability in cyber security research, development and commercialisation.
The reforms needed to build a more resilient and flexible economy, which is on track to achieve 27 years of continuous economic growth, have been put in place according to the first edition of Industry Insights — Flexibility and Growth released today.
Projects with the potential to deliver safer patient care before and after surgery, and to reduce the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of commercial aircraft are among 14 Australian innovations sharing in more than $7.4 million in commercialisation funding.
The Turnbull Government has set up a new advisory board to work with the United States to promote technology and innovation in healthcare.
The Industry, Innovation and Science Women’s Advisory Roundtable is meeting today in Sydney.