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CSIRO is Australia's pre-eminent national science organization, accelerating innovation through global science. By facilitating relationships that connect Australian researchers with U.S. projects, CSIRO expedites mutually beneficial opportunities for scientific advances. With more than 3,700 patents, 300 licenses and 450 spin-out companies, CSIRO collaborates to turn big ideas into disruptive products. 

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Your innovation catalyst

We believe change is good, but transformation is better, and innovation is where it starts. CSIRO – accelerating innovation through global science.

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Narrator: A catalyst, it creates a reaction.

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It creates change faster.

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CSIRO is Australia’s innovation catalyst.

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We bring Australia’s innovation ecosystem together to transform Australia’s big challenges into global opportunities.

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We collaborate with our partners across industry, government, research and community to make it all happen.

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We seek and seize what’s next on the horizon.

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We create solutions through science.

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CSIRO is Australia’s national science agency.

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We wake up each morning because we’re making tomorrow and the future better, better for people, for business and for the planet.

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We believe change is good but transformation is better and innovation is where it starts.

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The CSIRO, Australia’s innovation catalyst, your innovation catalyst.

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CSIRO draws on a century of experience, partnering with organizations to navigate the innovation lifecycle from discovery to investment, product development and commercialization. CSIRO adapts the business model to suit the need, whether it be co-funding foundational research to developing IP or licensing market-ready solutions.

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