Data Alert: Australia – a world-class innovation destination
19 December 2014
Australia is an innovative country, with world-class scientific and academic institutions, high levels of investment in research and development, and strong research performance and output, according to the latest Benchmarking Australian Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) report released by the Office of the Chief Scientist.
Australian researchers are driving or collaborating on cutting-edge research and have regularly published their findings in many of the world’s most cited publications. There is strong support for R&D in Australia, with significant funding from public and private sector organisations. International partners will find many opportunities to participate in research projects with Australia’s leading universities and science organisations.