It is clear that manufacturing in Australia is transforming and its long-term health lies in developing new and innovative ways of thinking. The future lies in value-adding activities from product concept, research and development, design and production, to distribution and after-sales service.
The advanced manufacturing sector is a key producer of innovation. The Patent Analytics Study on the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Industry provides an analysis of the Australian Advanced Manufacturing industry through the lens of patents. By using the scale and intensity of patent activity, identifying areas of technological specialisation, and assessing the level of collaboration, the report provides an overview of Advanced Manufacturing innovation in Australia. The full report is available in both PDF and Word format below.