Countries including US, China, India, France, Germany to name a few recognise that investments in science and technology are the fuel for future prosperity and economic development. They continue to invest (with medium and long-term lenses) accordingly.
ASPI's latest report into quantum technology shows Australians are highly influential in this scientific research & commercialisation opportunity, despite our size and geographic location. But that leadership (and ability to take other Australians along for that success) is threatened. Is it too late? Can we course correct in time?
Image credit: Wired Magazine (March 2020)