The Federal Government has announced a $2.4 billion investment into local research, science, and technology projects in an effort to spur digital innovation in the private sector and increase job opportunities for Australians.

The Australian government has launched a Landing Pad in Singapore to help start-ups, research institutions, multinationals, and ICT players promote innovation, research and development (R&D).

Canberra earmarks $5.95 million for six new educational research centres. Move to strengthen science and innovation links between industry, government and education.

Six new technology hubs have been announced during PM Malcolm Turnbull's China trip. These fast-track the commercialisation of technologies, and leverage the two countries know-how and commercial expertise.