Economic complexity is the answer to Pyne's innovation problem

10:23PM | Tuesday, 13 October 2015 |  The new Innovation, Industry and Science Minister Christopher Pyne has been tasked with making Australia’s economy more innovative.

Chasing the 'silver sliver': making sure innovation doesn't slip through our fingers

7:54PM | Monday, 27 July 2015 |  There are some widely-agreed facts regarding the current world economy, but how is Australia positioned to respond in a way that takes advantage of these trends?

THE NEWS WRAP: Australian manufacturing industry must embrace Asia, Federal Government taskforce says

8:08AM | Friday, 17 August 2012 |  Australia can maintain a sustainable manufacturing industry into the future, but only if it embraces the opportunities provided by Asia, according to a Federal Government taskforce.

Business confidence slips despite brightening conditions

3:42PM | Tuesday, 13 March 2012 |  Business confidence fell three points in February to one index point after strengthening gradually over recent months, NAB’s Monthly Business Survey reveals, while conditions improved marginally.

Five industries to soar and five to fall in 2012

1:02PM | Wednesday, 4 January 2012 |  The idea of Australia having a “two speed” economy has become so entrenched that it’s easy to overlook the less visible, but yet significant, factors at play among the nation’s start-ups. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Services sector tipped to lead recruitment in 2012

12:08PM | Tuesday, 13 December 2011 |  Less than a quarter of Australian employers expect to increase hiring in the first quarter of 2012, a report reveals. Employers in the services sector are more confident that those in mining.

Swinburne University opens $140m technology centre

12:15PM | Thursday, 8 December 2011 |  Swinburne University of Technology looks set to enhance its reputation as an entrepreneurial hub, with the opening of a $140 million advanced manufacturing teaching and research facility.


11:08PM | Tuesday, 15 November 2011 |  StudioProper, dubs itself “Australia’s first home-grown tech accessory design studio”. Founder Alon Tamir talks to StartupSmart about the progress of the business.

Market uncertainty as Aussie dollar falls to 10-month low

10:35PM | Tuesday, 4 October 2011 |  The Australian dollar has dropped to its lowest level in 10 months, dipping to a low of US95.63 cents this morning, with the fall triggering a mixed response from struggling sectors.

Melbourne incubator on the hunt for start-ups

9:00AM | Friday, 16 September 2011 |