TIAC's purpose and focus

Introduction

TIAC is the preeminent advisory body to the State Government on strategic industry, science and technology matters in Western Australia and is uniquely positioned to provide independent expert advice on the future economic development of industry, science and technology in Western Australia.

TIAC’s purpose

TIAC looks to the future to provide strategic, evidence-based advice to government aimed at identifying and encouraging innovative approaches to development in industry, science, technology and government that drive sustainable and diverse economic growth in Western Australia.

TIAC will enact this purpose statement by:

  • commissioning studies;
  • monitoring existing trends in innovation and investment;
  • identifying strategies for enhanced innovation; and
  • responding to specific government requests for strategic advice.

TIAC’s focus

TIAC’s primary focus is on making a significant and valued contribution towards achieving sustainable and economic growth in Western Australia, encouraging innovative approaches to development in industry, science, technology and government and supporting science and innovation as key drivers of Western Australia’s long-term prosperity.

TIAC’s focus and commitment is recognition of the importance of industry, scientific and technological developments as key drivers of Western Australia’s long-term prosperity

TIAC’s suite of strategic activities was developed in consultation with major stakeholders from the resources, environmental, health and medical sectors.

TIAC’s implementation of its purpose statement identifies three broad over-arching initiatives:

  • Demonstrate and promote the economic benefits of industry, science and technology.
  • Champion innovative approaches to challenges facing WA, over the short term and long term.
  • Explore the implications to WA’s changing economy to leverage new technologies and emerging industries.
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