Our reports tackle complex economic, environmental, and social challenges, providing evidence-based advice to drive innovation and economic opportunity in NSW.
We highlight innovation trends to help guide policy and program development.
Explore our current research below.
Adaptive NSW: How embracing tech could recharge our prosperity
This report, in collaboration with the NSW Productivity Commission, takes a deep dive into how emerging technologies could enhance productivity and improve economic growth in NSW.east
The Role of Anchors: lessons from international innovation precincts
This cutting-edge guide looks at the important role that anchor tenants play in global innovation precincts and what it means for NSW.east
Global talent wars: Learning from locations that attract the best
This report explores how to attract global talent to help boost the state’s economic prosperity.east
NSW Remote Working Insights
This series provides new evidence and insights on the long-term implications of remote and hybrid working.east
Easier Access to Government Business Services
This report explores the challenges faced by businesses in accessing government services.east
Let’s Collaborate: SMEs using research to drive innovation
This reports examines the opportunities and challenges that arise when small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) collaborate with research organisations.east
NSW Innovation Precincts: Lessons from International Experience
This report looks at what makes a successful innovation precinct around the world.east
NSW Innovation and Productivity Scorecards
Our unique scorecards provide a snapshot of the state's innovation and productivity performance.east
The Innovation Economy: Implications and Imperatives for States and Regions
This report explores the importance of the innovation economy and how international governments are supporting its growth.east
Innovation in the NSW Environmental Goods and Services Sector
This report examines the environmental goods and services (EGS) sector in NSW.east
Upcoming program of work
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Our 2022 Annual Report (PDF) 7.1 MB outlines the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council’s achievements in 2022, providing an overview of recent publications and how they are influencing NSW Government policy and programs.
Our 2021 Annual Report (PDF) 7.5 MB showcases the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council’s publications prior to 2022, their policy impact and the 2022 work plan.
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