[LINK] Einstein's fridge an example for NICTA?

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Tue Dec 12 09:29:07 AEDT 2006

Tom Worthington wrote:
> The best way to demonstrate value to is to be able to point to 
> Australian businesses making money from the research. One suggestion I 
> made early on was that all NICTA researchers be required to attend a 
> course on how to commercialize research. That way they would at lease be 
> sensitized to the issues.
Having been involved in a "commericialisation" effort of D-CART the ABC 
developed technology. It seems the concept is naiive and simplistic.

My observation is that there is some maturity and saviness emerging in 
the commercial sector in relation to ICT in Australia.

While preparing an article on Governance of ICT which was published in the
August/September 2003 Issue of Information Age.
I came across this valuable quote.

 > In research, the challenge is overcoming technology that possibly 
will not work. In development, the challenge is avoiding products that 
may not be a success. (2)

the full article is at

Marghanita da Cruz
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