Australia’s intellectual capital, commercial focus and collaborative approach make it an ideal partner for business and investment activities.
International organisations have opportunities to collaborate with Australian research institutions, invest in or incorporate Australian solutions into existing products, or enter into joint ventures to take them to the global market.
- ranked in the top 10 among OECD member nations for its total expenditure on R&D
- involved in cutting-edge research, with Australian research findings regularly cited in many of the world’s leading publications
- rated fifth in a ranking of the world’s top 200 universities by five key subject fields
- home to world-class research institutions, modern ICT infrastructure and a well-educated workforce.
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Charts from the Benchmark Report
The Australia Benchmark Report provides rich data demonstrating why there is no better place than Australia to do business. The report examines five key reasons for investing in Australia – Robust Economy, Dynamic Industries, Innovation and Skills, Global Ties and Strong Foundations – and compares Australia’s credentials with other countries.
Charts can be downloaded and saved as images for use in reports and presentations (when using please reference www.austrade.gov.au)