Science and innovation is the key to prosperity. If we want a strong economy after the mining boom boosting our investment in science is vital.
Our investment in science and research is lagging behind many other developed countries and according to the Chief Scientist we may be set to go backwards.
The Greens will boost Australian investment in research and innovation to 3% of GDP by 2020, boost research councils, reverse Labor's cuts to research funding and more.
Our roadmap to reach 3% of GDP by 2020 includes: