To accelerate ideas, it is vital to build a dynamic R&D ecosystem for driving innovation, future economic growth and sustainable jobs.The NSW Government is responding to these challenges.The Action Plan for Accelerating R&D has been established for NSW to become a national leader and global contributor in the translation and commercialisation of research.The Advisory Council recommended five Priority Actions:1) Launch a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program2) Boost open data3) Turbocharge precincts4) Target strategic support for NSW universities5) Establish a funded online R&D matchmaking platformIdeaSpies is an open innovation platform for clever ideas, new discoveries and original thinkers. A place where people, industries and governments can inspire action.We are excited to bring new opportunities, collaborate and connect with education & universities and business and industry working together on R&D.
Governments around the world are transforming economies to remain competitive. At a recent Centre for Institutional Investors Chairs and CEOs Forum in Melbourne, Pierre Gramegna, Minister for Finance in the Government of Luxembourg spoke about the approach taken by the Government of Luxembourg and Warrick Cramer shared his experience in establishing the Vodafone Innovation Centre in Luxembourg as a PPP with the Government of Luxembourg. ...The Minister discusses the approach taken to transform their economy > https://youtu.be/aKUNC3kWORQ...FULL INTERVIEW > https://youtu.be/FeF2DQWvI2k
We know single use plastics contribute to pollution. 8 million tonnes of plastic waste leaking into the ocean each year, with only 9% of the world’s plastic being recycled. Other than the shame of too many takeaways instead of healthy homemade meals, is the shame of too many plastic takeaway containers you are left with. An avalanche of plastic containers threatening to fall out every time you open the cabinet door…RePlated has the solution. RePlated wants to make single-use history with their thoughtfully designed reusable takeaway food container systems, made locally in Sydney with PET glass. https://www.replated.co/