Annual Reports

ACOLA Annual Reports 2018 Annual Report “2018 has been a very productive year for ACOLA. Progressing on several fronts, ACOLA has made landmark achievements internally, where it navigated a major restructure, and also externally, where it gained significant momentum delivering the Horizon Scanning series.” Dr John Beaton Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA Secretariat Limited Full…

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2018 ACOLA Annual Report

2018 Annual Report   2018 has been a very productive year for ACOLA. Progressing on several fronts, ACOLA has made landmark achievements internally, where it navigated a major restructure, and also externally, where it gained significant momentum delivering the Horizon Scanning series. Dr John Beaton, Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA Secretariat Limited ACOLA STRATEGIC STATEMENT The…

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The Role of Energy Storage in Australia’s Future Energy Supply Mix

Horizon Scanning Series The Role of Energy Storage in Australia’s Future Energy Supply Delivered as a partnership between Australia’s Chief Scientist and ACOLA, the Energy Storage project studies the transformative role that energy storage may play in Australia’s energy systems; future economic opportunities and challenges; and current state of and future trends in energy storage…

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2017 ACOLA Annual Report

2017 Annual Report   Financial Year 2017 has been a year of transition for ACOLA, as we completed the Securing Australia’s Future (SAF) program and initiated several projects through the new Horizon Scanning initiative for the Chief Scientist and the Commonwealth Science Council. Dr Christina Parolin, Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA Secretariat Limited ACOLA STRATEGIC…

SAF Book: Harnessing interdisciplinary research for innovation and prosperity

Securing Australia’s Future Securing Australia’s Future: Harnessing interdisciplinary research for innovation and prosperity ACOLA formally launched the book Securing Australia’s Future: Harnessing interdisciplinary research for innovation and prosperity on Wednesday 28 June 2017 at the Shine Dome in Canberra. Following the launch, a panel session with Dr Alan Finkel, Prof Ian Chubb, Prof Peter McPhee…

ACOLA SAF10 Skills and capabilities for Australian enterprise innovation

Skills and capabilities for Australian enterprise innovation

Securing Australia’s Future SAF10: Skills and capabilities for Australian enterprise innovation It is widely accepted that Australia needs an innovative, flexible and creative workforce with the capabilities to enable the country to maximize its opportunities. While technical and scientific capabilities are recognised as critical, there is a growing awareness that innovation also requires people who…

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2016 ACOLA Annual Report

2016 Annual Report   Financial Year 2016 has been a year of change for ACOLA. Along with substantive completion of the Securing Australia’s Future (SAF) program, ACOLA began to turn in a new strategic direction. Ms Anna-Maria Arabia, Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA Secretariat Limited ACOLA STRATEGIC STATEMENT Australia’s four Learned Academies are independent organisations…