As part of our Vision to provide and promote opportunities to increase knowledge and ideas among stakeholders in the innovation sector of North Sydney, we are delighted to provide access to the following industry reports.

Feel free to submit any appropriate reports to our email library@northsydneyinnovation.org and we will upload them accordingly.

2021-09-21T14:19:03+10:00

12 Tech Trends To Watch

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Published: 2021
Geography: Global
Author: CB Insights

From resilience in the C-suite to bringing the hospital to the home, technology in 2021 will draft off the accelerated trends brought about by social distancing measures and stay-at-home orders.

2021-08-19T16:01:35+10:00

Commercialisation Metrics

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Published: 2021
Geography: Global
Author: ATTP

Commercialisation of research has never been more important as humanity faces some of its greatest challenges. From vaccines that protect us against COVID- 19 to technologies that offset and defer the consequences of climate change, the impacts and availability of these technologies are largely due to the commercialisation of research through technology transfer, knowledge exchange or research commercialisation.

2021-09-13T19:19:27+10:00

ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse

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Published: 2021
Geography: AUS
Author: Deloitte Access Economics

ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse is an annual snapshot of Australia’s digital economy. This 2021 edition focuses on three key areas to improve the quality, and quantity of technology workers. Firstly, ensuring all Australian workers have the technology skills required by employers. Secondly, promoting gender diversity in the technology workforce and lastly, increasing professionalisation.

2021-08-06T17:48:53+10:00

Human Rights and Technology

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Published: 2021
Geography: AUS
Author: Australian Human Rights Commission

Australia should pursue innovation that holds true to our liberal democratic values. This means we should approach new technologies by being consultative, inclusive and accountable, with robust human rights safeguards. This Report provides a roadmap for how Australia should protect and promote human rights in a time of unprecedented change in how we develop and use new technologies.

2021-08-06T18:18:46+10:00

Securing the IoT for Consumers

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Published: 2020
Geography: AUS
Author: Australian Government

This report summarizes the outcomes of public consultation to inform development of Australia’s Code of Practice: Securing the Internet of Things for Consumers. Includes strong calls for the greater introduction of standards and inclusion of baseline cyber security needs in goods and services.

2021-08-06T18:39:45+10:00

Digital Inclusion Roadmap

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Published: 2020
Geography: AUS
Author: ADIA

Australia is digitizing, with the COVID-19 pandemic accelerating the pace of everyday activities moving online. It is becoming increasingly critical that all Australians are digitally included so they can participate in all aspects of society including banking, telehealth, and the workforce.

2021-08-06T18:34:39+10:00

The State of Drone Tech

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Published: 2017
Geography: Global
Author: CB Insights

This report provides an overview of what drone technology is, a discussion of finance and corporate trends regarding drones, as well as highlighting various important applications of and developments in drone technology. Spotlight areas include industrial inspection, agriculture, drone software, tools for autonomy, insurance & airspace deconfliction, edge intelligence & AI chips.

2021-08-06T18:46:20+10:00

Drones mean business

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Published: 2016
Geography: Global
Author: Deloitte University Press

Smart companies are already tapping into the power of unmanned aerial vehicles to monitor cellphone towers, inspect turbine blades, survey fields of crops, and more. With new software expanding drones’ capabilities and potential uses, it’s time to take a closer look at how to embed drones in your operations.

2021-08-06T18:50:02+10:00

Eyes in the sky: Gov Inquiry

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Published: 2014
Geography: AUS
Author: Australian Government

Inquiry into drones and the regulation of air safety and privacy. It discusses the potential of drones in a variety of applications, as well as current and anticipated laws surrounding their operation, in relation to safety and privacy.

2021-08-06T19:01:09+10:00

AI solutions, the economy & QOL

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Published: 2019
Geography: AUS
Author: CSIRO

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of those technologies, like advances in gene editing or quantum computing, which has the power to change life itself. It has the potential to transform economies, unlock new societal and environmental value and accelerate scientific discovery. With AI estimated to generate $13 trillion in economic activity globally by 2030, the global race to lead in AI is well and truly underway.

2021-09-13T19:19:55+10:00

Impact Startup Benchmark

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Published: 2021
Geography: AUS
Author: Giant Leap

Investing in startups that deliver a social or environmental benefit through their product or service whilst also delivering a strong financial return proves that using business as a force for good is just good business. Includes data detailing Australia’s impact start-up ecosystem and provides unique insights into its evolution in recent years. 

2021-08-06T19:26:36+10:00

Entrepreneurship in AUS & the US

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Published: 2020
Geography: AUS
Author: USSC

Growing new ventures to a global scale is vitally important for the development of Australia’s entrepreneurial ecosystems. Australia has a very high proportion of small businesses, but both entrepreneurial activity and attitudes lag the United States.

2021-08-06T20:08:05+10:00

NSW Innovation Precincts

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Published: 2018
Geography: NSW
Author: NSW Innovation and Productivity Council

Innovation is at the heart of competitive advantage for firms and economies. It takes many forms – from improvements in products and processes through to new services, products and ways of doing business. It underlies productivity at the firm level and the creation of jobs throughout the economy. In many cases, it can lead to success in global markets.

2021-08-06T20:06:05+10:00

Predicting Tech, Media & Telecom

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Published: 2020
Geography: AUS
Author: Deloitte

A predictions report that takes on diverse topics from women’s sport to cloud adoption, telehealth to virtual reality. Investigates how Australia is tracking across nine topics relevant to the global pandemic and the changes, challenges, and opportunities that can be expected in 2021 and beyond.

2021-08-06T21:05:17+10:00

Gender-blind innovation & tech

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Published: 2017
Geography: Global
Author: UN Women

Addresses a number of barriers that contribute towards creating and sustaining the gender gap in innovation in technology including limited market awareness of the needs of women, a gender-blind approach to innovation, under-representation of women as entrepreneurs, and a perceived high risk, low reward profile of investing in innovations for women and girls.

2021-08-06T21:13:24+10:00

AUS Women in Business

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Published: 2015
Geography: AUS
Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian women are increasingly becoming business operators, perhaps to improve their family’s
social and economic wellbeing, remain attached to the labour force and better manage their work-life
balance. Just over a third of Australia’s business operators are women (34%), and their numbers are
rising.