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NERA launches Australian Energy Research Capability Finder to identify national capability and power industry–research collaboration


The Australian Energy Research Capability Finder (AERCF) contains +800 unique points of capability across Australia's major universities and technical institutions to help power industry–research collaboration in the energy resources sector by enabling industry to easily identify the available skills they need for research to address priority challenges.


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State of Play survey for Oil and Gas — Provide your insights


Participating in the State of Play Oil and Gas survey not only helps us to identify large-scale insights and trends + create the conversations needed to guide our energy future in the right direction, it provides you with exclusive access to a detailed data pack, as well as priority access to the final report.

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HyResource: Australia’s new single source of information on Hydrogen projects


HyResource is a one-stop source of information on key hydrogen-related organisations, policies and projects in Australia, made possible through collaboration between CSIRO, Australian Hydrogen Council, Future Fuels CRC and NERA. Visit the platform here.

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Oil & Gas Standards  

ME-92 adopt its first international oil and gas standard for Australia


ME-92, Australia’s Mirror Committee to ISO TC-67, has reached a significant milestone, following the publication of its first standard, AS ISO 29001, as an Australian Standard — marking the first step in ensuring the alignment of Australian projects and Australian experience with all regions.

Find out more here
Hydrogen Standards  

Nine new hydrogen standards to assist Australia’s energy transition


ME-93, Australia's Hydrogen Technologies Committee, has successfully adopted nine new Standards for Australia that will help with the safe and effective scale-up of hydrogen technologies and ensure Australia's position as a global force in the emerging hydrogen economy.

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New SME Portal for IP resources

Protect your IP

IP Australia’s new SME Portal is providing SMEs with tailored products and services on the essentials of IP protection, from patent basics through to more complex issues including enforcement and commercialisation, including webinars, toolkits, how-to guides.

Visit the portal today

Towards a Sustainable Ocean Economy: Ocean Symposium

Webinar | 10 November 2020

The Symposium Webinar is a free live event, with panel discussions, presentations and Q&A for online participants. NERA CEO Miranda Taylor will be speaking in the Prosperity section of the Symposium under the sub topic Ocean and Energy.

Register for the event

APR.Intern offers 90% rebate for a PhD Intern

Connect with a PhD Intern

A 90% rebate is now also available to businesses that execute an internship with a domestic PhD student under the Australian Government’s National Research Internships Program from 20 October 2020 (inclusive), connecting even more businesses with Australia’s world-class research sector.

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WA Mining Virtual Conference

11–12 November 2020

Join NERA CEO Miranda Taylor at the WA Mining Virtual Conference for her presentation, 'Challenges and opportunities for moving towards a low carbon, sustainable and circular economy', at 2:40pm AWST, 12 November 2020.

Register for free
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Tune in to 'Passion and Energy' — the latest Lab Notes podcast episode featuring Miranda Taylor, NERA CEO


In this episode, Miranda shares her story with Eon Labs, from studying at the London School of Economics, working at an Israeli Kibbutz, and then landing in the Northern Territory, falling in love with Kakadu National Park and setting out on what was to become a life-long career within the Australian resources sector.

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About NERA

NERA has been established to maximise value to the Australian economy by having an energy resources sector that is globally competitive, sustainable, innovative and diverse. Through a national focus, NERA's role is to grow collaboration and innovation to assist the energy resources sector manage cost structures and productivity, direct research to industry needs, deliver the future work skills required and promote fit for purpose regulation. NERA is one of six Growth Centres established by the Australian Government under the Industry Growth Centres Initiative. To learn more visit


About Industry Growth Centres
The Industry Growth Centres Initiative is an industry-led approach driving innovation, productivity and competitiveness by focussing on areas of competitive strength and strategic priority. This will help Australia transition into smart, high value and export-focussed industries. The Initiative enables national action on key issues such as collaboration, commercialisation, international engagement, skills and regulation reform. It drives excellence, not dependence, and will create an economy that ensures Australia’s ongoing prosperity. More information can be found here.

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