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Introducing the Responsible Innovation Future Science Platform


[Music plays and an animation image appears of a world globe and many technological objects appear spinning around the world globe and the camera gradually zooms out]

Narrator: As the world becomes increasingly globalised, complex and fast paced, innovations in science and technology with potential to change and shape our future are increasing faster than ever before.

[Animation image changes to show Wi-Fi signals emitting from a woman at a park bench using a laptop, a male using a Smartphone, a hamburger stand, and a Smartphone held in a hand]

So, it’s more important than ever that we understand these innovations and the impact they may have on our everyday lives.

[Animation image changes to show various vehicles moving around a harbour side city including ships, drones and cars and then inset images appear of robotic technologies beneath text: Future, Challenges]

At Australia’s leading science agency, CSIRO, we’re investigating how our emerging science in robotics, artificial intelligence, precision health, synthetic biology, hydrogen and much more will help solve Australia’s greatest challenges.

[Animation image changes to show a dull and then glowing light bulb]

We’re looking at how we can use these innovations to help create a better future for us all.

[Text appears across the light bulb: Responsibility + Innovation]

At the same time, we recognise that with innovation comes responsibility.

[Animation image shows text “Responsible Innovation” outlined by broken lines and then the image changes to show a variety of people below a variety of technological symbols and text appears: Values, Needs, Aspirations]

That’s why we’ve invested in an exciting new future science platform called Responsible Innovation to help design our future innovations and to ensure society’s needs, values and aspirations remain at the heart of everything we do.

[Animation image changes to show people on the left and technological symbols on the right of the screen and then the image shows the two groups merging over the screen and text appears: Science CSIRO Society]

Drawing on our extensive research expertise the future science platform will build a bridge between Australian society and our cutting edge research connecting science and society.

[Animation image changes to show Wi-Fi signals emitting from a woman working on a laptop, a male holding a Smartphone, a Smartphone held in a hand, a hamburger bar, and a drone]

It will critically examine these emerging innovations so we ensure everyone understands the benefit they have on their everyday lives, has a voice in ensuring these innovations are responsible, and that they suit our needs into the future.

[Animation image changes to show the CSIRO logo and text appears: To find out more about this new Future Science Platform, visit]

To find out more about this exciting new future science platform visit

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