Q&A | Chasing moonshots — culture, ambition and innovation
Australia lays claim to a rich history of innovation, risk-taking, and connectivity to the global economy that has been central to the expansion of Australia’s economy.
The benefits that innovation has brought to our lives are all around us in the quality of life that Australians enjoy and the meaningful work we undertake.
However, recent indicators show that there is considerable room for improvement in Australia’s innovation system. Business investment in research and development has fallen, collaboration between industry and research is weak, and student performance in science and mathematics has fallen behind our global peers.
What are the next steps business needs to take to inspire innovators, progress solutions to big problems, and generate national passion in innovation?