Patent system review launched

Industry minister Karen Andrews has announced that a patent system review will be launched some time in the next few months and be delivered to the federal government by May 2021. The review would run for six months, be chaired by Emeritus Professor Raoul Mortley, and “consider the accessibility for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)”. It…

Pawsey partners for quantum moon shot

By Denham Sadler Australia has an opportunity to build a world-leading quantum computing industry and develop important sovereign capability in the technology, according to Quantum Brilliance chief executive Andrew Horsley. Quantum Brilliance is an Australian quantum computing hardware provider spun out of the Australian National University last year. The company uses artificial diamonds to power…