The research priority in the industrial transformative innovation cluster focuses on a range of topics, from intellectual property to economics and engagement.
Intellectual property covers applied economic and legal analysis of patents, trademarks, designs and plant variety rights systems around the world.
Productivity and firm performance is an analysis of the relationship between innovation and firm performance using large panel business databases.
Research into public innovation policy explores economic analyses of optimal policy settings in the area of government support for business and the research sector, and the collaboration between sectors.
Translation of science analyses factors driving or inhibiting the use and dissemination of science into industry and the community.
Energy economics involves an applied economic analysis of the energy market, and Asian engagement covers of Australia-Asian engagement and the development of Asian economies.