“A recent firm-level study of 7,000 Australian SMEs found an association between collaboration on innovation and productivity growth: collaboration on innovation increased annual productivity growth by 4.1 percentage points in the firms studied. 18 International studies also show the importance of collaborative R&D on firm performance.”
Source: 2017 Australian Innovation System Report
The objective of Institute Membership for SMEs is to promote innovation and collaboration between large and small business,
supporting our vision to lead innovation in Australia, for every working Australian.