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  • 1. CSIRO: Supporting Small Business InnovationCate Turner| SME Engagement Manager (NSW & ACT)16 November 2012SME ENGAGEMENT CENTRE
  • 2. Small Businesses Want to Innovate… “The continuing competitiveness of the manufacturing sector depends in large part on its capacity to be innovative.”* Trendwatching.com, a leading independent consumer trends firm, said that innovation is the only way to survive. * Australian Business Foundation, Australian Innovation in Manufacturing, 20062 |
  • 3. And innovation in business is increasing…
  • 4. …But there are barriers4 |
  • 5. CSIRO today: a snapshot Australia’s national science agency One of the largest & most diverse in the world 6500+ staff over 58 locations Ranked in top 1% in 13 research fields 20+ spin-off companies in six years 150+ active licences of CSIRO innovationBuilding national prosperity and wellbeing
  • 6. Our focus on industry› 1,600 › 350 + › 150 + SPINOUTS AUSTRALIAN MULTI- INTERESTS IN 34 COMPANIES NATIONALS › 34 =› BIG AUSTRALIANS & SMEs › $1BILLION › 80 NEW LICENSES › $120MILLION › 300 +6 |
  • 7. Our track record: top inventions 2. POLYMER 3. RELENZA 4. EXTENDED BANKNOTES FLU TREATMENT WEAR CONTACTS 1. FAST WLAN 5. AEROGARD 6. TOTAL 7. RAFT Wireless Local POLYMERISATION WELLBEING DIET Area Network 8. BARLEYMAX 9. SELF TWISTING 10. SOFTLY YARN WASHING LIQUID7 |
  • 8. Our business units FOOD, HEALTH ENERGY ENVIRONMENT INFORMATION & MANUFACTURING, & LIFE SCIENCE COMMUNICATIONS MATERIALS & INDUSTRIES MINERALS11 National Research Flagships 12 Research Divisions + National Research Facilities and Collections + Transformational Capability Platforms8 |
  • 9. What about small businesses? Applied Research A NSW Food Business A NSW Oil Manufacturing Company Designing new packaging to allow Exploring new, environmentally friendly access to new overseas markets ways to refine and resell recycled oil A Small NSW Fruit Company Exploring ways to preserve fresh health juices to reach supermarket shoppers – families in the suburbs, in addition to wealthy urbanites9 |
  • 10. CSIRO SME Engagement CentreGrant SchemeTo incentivise and assist SME’s to engage with the research community as acapability to solve technical development challenges the company wouldotherwise be unable to perform or afford.10 |
  • 11. SME Engagement• Find the right researcher• Facilitate the conversation• Manage the contract• Manage the application for funding11 |
  • 12. Researcher in Business – Support Offered 50% of salary costs ~ 1/4 - 1/3rd of project costs Maximum Grant $50k Projects 2-12 months in duration 1-2 researchers working directly with 1 SME12 |
  • 13. Eligibility >$1m pa <$100m pa Manufacturing (and manufacturing related services) Resources Technology Clean Technology – environment Defence Creative Industries Tourism Located in remote Australia ACN13 |
  • 14. The Process • Standard Contract template. Contracts • Company owns activity IP • CSIRO invoices company for X% of its contribution Project • CSIRO invoices company for X% Initiation half way through project • 1 page progress report half way and end of project • CSIRO invoices company for remainder. Closure • Transfer of RIB funds to CSIRO research group.14 |
  • 15. Supporting Small Business: Where to from here?Contact SME Engagement Centre to discuss your ideas andneeds: CSIRO Enquiries Phone: 1300 363 400 Alt Phone: +61 3 9545 2176 Email: Enquiries@csiro.au http://www.csiro.au/Portals/Partner/S MEEngagement.aspx15 | CSIRO: positive impact | Presentation title | Presenter name
  • 16. Thank youCSIRO SME Engagement CentreCate TurnerSME Engagement Managert +61 2 9490 8464e cate.turner@csiro.auw www.csiro.au