Australia has many celebrated examples of world innovation, but ensuring this continues in a systematic way, has proven elusive.
The restructure Google should look at the world's big challenges rather than create solutions to problems that don't exist yet.
Despite futuristic predictions, planes, cars and trains haven't changed much for decades.
Google has become a technology giant, but it's trying to keep its small-company ethos alive.
Highly inventive and offering myriad routes to goal, tiki taka is the kind of approach to innovation and wealth creation the UK must take.
Evidence-based solutions to our systemic dilemmas won't be conjured out of thin air. Universities, governments and businesses all have to work together.
Founded in 1790, the Patent Office aimed to put innovation and entrepreneurship within reach of every citizen. Now, 225 years later, protesters say an out-of-touch system is doing more the opposite.
Nobody loves patent trolls. But new legislation in Congress aimed at the trolls isn't necessary, since the effects of recent patent reforms are only starting to be felt.
Doctoral studies are valued as an engine for development in Africa. If doctoral graduates are to meet this challenge, the very structure of the doctoral programme must change.
Investing in science, technology and innovation can help give Nigeria a positive lift in many sectors of the economy.
Australia has the frustrating distinction of repeatedly producing world-beating ideas - only to lose them overseas. Why can't we hold onto what we invent?
The Palaszczuk government's first budget for Queensland has promised to drive new investement and jobs in the knowledge based sectors.
Ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Gojek are disrupting the market for traditional transportation services in Jakarta.
Africa needs private universities. But far more must be done to make them powerhouses of knowledge, research and graduate output.
Rising fees for patents could stifle innovation in Australia. So what how much should we charge for patents?
If we want to boost innovation in this country, we should emulate a scheme that has proven highly successful in the United States.
Drawing on models that have proved hugely successful in major cities around the world, Wits University is creating a large and ambitious Digital Innovation Zone.
There is a long road to travel before South Africa's scientists live up to the grand expectations to encourage solutions to the country's problems and boost the economy.
Men rule the roost in science and technology as women continue to battle against the glass ceiling.
Issues of energy and climate will be solved by engineering, not climate science.