PODCAST: Changes ahead for science sector

Wayne Mapp, Minister for Research, Science and Technology today outlined his vision for the science sector, focusing on the following four themes:

31_Large* improving the ability to migrate science from the lab to the market through better interaction across sectors

* creating more certainty in the public good and “enabling” science space through longer-term funding, encouraging collaboration and improving the flow of ideas both into and out of the system

* boosting the results of growth-orientated research by examining the funding balance and sharpening the requirements around intended outcomes, time horizons and success gates

* simplifying the system to allow efficiencies for the users and clarity for everyone.

Click below to listen to his presentation.