Australia steers path to robotics and automation excellence

Logistics Management Magazine | April 29, 2019

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews commends Australian industry for being world-renowned for advances in robotics research. She believes that robots and autonomous systems are unlocking new value and supporting industries such as mining, agriculture and manufacturing to grow the economy and workforce.
Australia has globally recognised and established research strengths in a number of areas, in particular machine learning and robotics. To maximise the benefits of Industry 4.0 technologies in growing the economy and creating jobs, the liberal national government is supporting stronger industry-research collaboration, a skilled workforce and adoption of advanced technologies and business models by companies said Andrews. These collaborations include funding for CSIRO worth $843.7 million in the 2018-19 financial year –  an increase of $40.1 million from the 2017-18 financial year.

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