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Step 1. Value of Research and Development (R&D)

Step 1. Value of Research and Development (R&D)

Panelists: Dr Jacqui McRae, Manager, ARC Graphene Research HubJacqui is the Manager of the ARC Graphene Research Hub based at the University of Adelaide. She joined the team in 2019 after 10 years as a Research Scientist at the Australian Wine Research Institute,...

Understanding the Commercialisation Fund

Understanding the Commercialisation Fund

About this Webinar The Federal Government’s $30 million Commercialisation Fund has been devised to support Australia’s manufacturers to turn their good ideas into world-beating realities that create more local jobs.   Managed and administered by AMGC, in collaboration...

Leveraging the COVID-19 Manufacturers Response Register

Leveraging the COVID-19 Manufacturers Response Register

About this Webinar More than just a place to buy and sell critical medical and personal protective equipment, the Register is a place to find like-minded manufacturers and suppliers to forge connections and business collaborations.   This webinar will feature...

Way 10: Extend your market reach

Way 10: Extend your market reach

Companies that export can transform their growth trajectory and profitability. Export opportunities are often ‘out of sight, out of mind’, and easily missed. Hear how other manufacturers have extended their market reach and how you can increase the likelihood of...

Way 9: Build your workforce and culture

Way 9: Build your workforce and culture

Many skills gaps can be filled by developing the abilities of existing employees. Company culture has a big effect on employee retention and many successful manufacturers make it a priority. Join us for a conversation on how a collaborative culture that prioritises...

Way 8: Hire the right people

Way 8: Hire the right people

Hiring the right people can be difficult, but it is crucial for long-term success. Australia has a talent pool, as well as international hires, who could be a good fit for roles across the value chain. Reaching talented people can require thought about how and where a...

Way 7: Access Capital

Way 7: Access Capital

Access to capital is a perennial problem for smaller business, and particularly for manufacturers looking to invest in advanced technology. Preparing loan applications, financial modelling and navigating grant processes require different skills than those used for the...

Way 6: Adopt Technology

Way 6: Adopt Technology

New technologies can deliver significant productivity gains and make companies more responsive to customers and competitive changes. Many manufacturers are being held back by lack of information and a sense they need to make ‘all-or-nothing’ changes. Hear how getting...

Way 5: Work with Research Institutions

Way 5: Work with Research Institutions

Collaboration with researchers is a hallmark of Australia’s most advanced manufacturing companies. New tools, new awareness of the benefits, and new recognition of the need to remove institutional barriers are making it easier for future collaborations. Join us for a...

Webinar 4: Network and Collaborate

Webinar 4: Network and Collaborate

Did you know collaboration can make firms more profitable and innovative by sharing ideas, discovering opportunities, and spreading risk? You can reap these benefits by mining personal networks, seeking out established networking programs and putting aside zero-sun...

Opportunities in space for Australian manufacturers

Opportunities in space for Australian manufacturers

About this Webinar Space is a fast-growing and competitive commercial sector that is undergoing rapid transformation. In 2018, the sector was estimated to be worth around US$350 billion. Space technology is smaller, lighter and more precise than ever before. The space...

Way 3: Plan for change

Way 3: Plan for change

Proactive planning can help manufacturing business grow and take advantage of opportunities, rather than be reactive. It can be hard to know where to start and how to find the time to work ‘on’ the business, not ‘in’ the business. Learn how small, practical steps can...

Way 2: Focus on leadership

Way 2: Focus on leadership

Good leadership is needed to ensure changes stick and it underpins all the ways towards advanced manufacturing outlined in the 10 Ways to Succeed. Leadership is needed whether you are the business owner, CEO, or a manager within a larger organisation. Join us for a...

Way 1: Recognise Australian manufacturing’s strength

Way 1: Recognise Australian manufacturing’s strength

Manufacturers are typically proud of their business yet feel that the general public and students do not value manufacturing as highly as they should. Our research shows Australians do recognise the economic importance of manufacturing and are optimistic about its...