News and interviews on Terry Cutler including trends, features, blogs and community conversations from an Australian business perspective.
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
The Federal Government is set to launch its new Commercialisation Australia funding body early next year.
The Federal Government will launch its new Commercialisation Australia funding body early next year, with grants of $250,000 available for proof of concept activities and repayable grants of up to $2 million for early stage commericalisation.
Monday, 28 September 2009
Much like the drastic cut of the Commercial Ready program in 2008, slashing funds to current SME programs would hinder innovation.
CSIRO’s Terry Cutler warns the Federal Government could take the axe to crucial business programs as it starts to restore the budget to surplus.
Thursday, 06 August 2009
Now is the perfect time to reassess, regroup and ready your business for the economic recovery which lies ahead.
Tuesday, 12 May 2009
Kevin Rudd claims this is the toughest budget to frame in a lifetime. Here are the 10 big issues entrepreneurs need to watch.
Thursday, 22 January 2009
The fate of Australia’s biotechnology sector hangs in the balance, with many companies likely to disappear in the coming months as their cash reserves dry up.
Monday, 10 November 2008
The architect of the Federal Government’s Innovation Review, Terry Cutler, has warned that many companies in Australia’s small and medium technology sector, are in grave danger of being wiped out next year, taking the next wave of innovation and job creat
Friday, 24 October 2008
A new survey reveals most Australians want to see a HECS-based system for business research and development, similar to the funding style used for tertiary education.
Tuesday, 14 October 2008
The Rudd Government is planning a multi-billion cash handout to consumers in a bid to lift consumer spending before Christmas and prevent Australia from sliding into recession.
Wednesday, 10 September 2008
Just hours after the release of his National Innovation Review, Terry Cutler talks to Amanda Gome about whether the raft of recommendations will actually get implemented.
Business groups and tax experts say small and medium businesses will be the main beneficiaries of the recommendations from the National Innovation Review
In a perfect world, where money flows like honey, the Rudd Government would leap at the recommendations made in the National Innovation Review.
The National Innovation Review has recommended sweeping changes to the way tax breaks are used to encourage innovation and the establishment of a new $150-million-a-year program to give grants to 200 companies.
Thursday, 04 September 2008
Federal Minister for Innovation, Kim Carr, has announced $1 million of funding for international research engagements for humanities, and a new laureate fellowships scheme to attract researchers from overseas.
Wednesday, 03 September 2008
Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, has appointed Megan Clark as the new chief executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Orginsation (CSIRO).
Friday, 01 August 2008
The deadline for the national innovation review led by CSIRO board member Terry Cutler to provide its report to the Government has been extended by a month.
If firms with less than 10 employees were given access to tax credits for genuine investment in new technology and venture capital funds for born global activities and rewarded for taking on productive labour, Australia would be future proofed beyond the
Thursday, 10 July 2008
The Government’s innovation review must come up with better ways to fund early-stage R&D. Here’s how. DORON BEN-MEIR
Thursday, 19 June 2008
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