World-first Aussie innovations among finalists for prestigious research commercialisation awards

3 September, 2020 A special X-ray to find gold, a varnish to preserve priceless artworks, a high tech app for patients in pain, and a COVID-19 vaccine candidate are the results of tireless work by finalists...

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Innovation champions launch new program to boost research and post-pandemic recovery.

27 July, 2020 Two national innovation champions have joined forces to create a free training program for researchers to protect their ideas while bringing Australasian innovation to the world. KCA and...

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Sustained leadership experience to count towards RTTP certification

24 July, 2020 There has recently been a change to RTTP to allow Directors or other senior managers to describe their ‘Sustained Leadership within the profession’ as their Achievement Overview to...

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Judging Panel announced for 2020 KCA Awards

24 July, 2020 We are delighted to confirm the Judging Panel for the 2020 KCA Awards. The Judging Panel is: Dr Adi Paterson (CEO, ANSTO) Natalie Chapman (CEO, gemaker) Dr Peter Devine (CEO, Uniseed) Ross...

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SCOPR to replace the now discontinued NSRC survey of research commercialisation

16 July, 2020 SCOPR to replace the now discontinued NSRC survey of research commercialisation. We look forward to working with the Department on the new...

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The Innovation Impact of Universities

30 June, 2020 A US report from the Bush Institute and Opus Faveo connects innovation activities to economic growth and prosperity and provides recommendations for institutions and policymakers....

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Nominations are now open for the 2020 KCA Awards

24 June, 2020 The KCA Awards celebrate the achievements of members, and highlight “top tier work” in Australasian tech transfer. In 2020 there will be two Awards: KCA Award for Best Research...

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Launch of the Survey of Commercialisation Outcomes from Public Research (SCOPR).

15 June, 2020 Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) – alongside the Go8, KiwiNet and AAMRI – is proud to announce the launch of the Survey of Commercialisation Outcomes from Public...

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University Start Up Online Workshop

31 May, 2020 7-8 July 2020 online This program provides participants with the essential and fundamental methods for creating a  successful technology spinout, from inception to exit....

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Time to put the D into Australian university R&D

29 August, 2019 Australia is missing out on millions of dollars of value from academic research because universities are placing too much emphasis on research and not enough on development. In 2016,...

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