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CSIRO works with partners across all major Australian industries, with hundreds of small and medium businesses, and with entrepreneurs just starting up, to deliver economic returns from science-driven innovation.

CSIRO has been working with businesses for over 100 years to re-imagine industries and invent new ones, solving our greatest challenges while creating jobs and economic benefit for the nation. 

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Mr James Deverell

Director, Futures

James is the Director of CSIRO Futures, the strategic advisory arm of Australia’s national science agency. His team builds on CSIRO’s deep research expertise to help clients create sustainable growth and competitive advantage by harnessing technology and innovation. He works with senior decision makers in some of Australia’s largest companies and government to develop evidence-based strategies to address significant opportunities and challenges. Mr Deverell is available for media comment and his media contact is Zofia Deschepper.

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The innovation cycle illustrates the pathway through which innovation creates value and impact. ©  CSIRO
The road to sustained financial gains.
In 2040, Australia's quantum technology industry could generate over $4B revenue and 16K new jobs. Computing could generate $2.5B and 10K jobs. Sensing and measurement could create $0.9B and 3K jobs. Communications could generate $0.8B and 3K jobs.
Quantum technology could revolutionise a range of sectors, including Health, Defence, Mining, and Space.
CSIRO's 'Opportunities for hydrogen in commercial aviation' report shows that clean hydrogen can significantly reduce aviation emissions with potential benefits seen within five years.
Keep up by adopting cloud and mobile.​ Or strive for the top and invest in game-changing technologies like cognitive computing and block chain
Collaborate to compete: Looking beyond borders, there is value to be captured by focusing on international collaboration to remain competitive, while also focusing our national resources around areas of unique value and global differentiation.
Mission-led innovation: By forming collaborative coalitions of business, research and government partners around common challenges, investment can be shared, aligned, and for the long term.
'Global Trade and Investment Megatrends', co-authored by CSIRO’s data and digital specialist arm, Data61, and Austrade, uses strategic foresight to identify five megatrends that are reshaping global trade and investment over the coming months and years, and offers nine strategic actions for governments and industry to position the nation for success.
Mission-led innovation: By forming collaborative coalitions of business, research and government partners around common challenges, investment can be shared, aligned, and for the long term.
Priority actions to develop Australia's artificial intelligence capabilities.

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