As Senior Editor at Business News, Mark Beyer has a wide-ranging brief to research, analyse and report on the issues, trends and personalities affecting the business community in Western Australia. Mark has 35 years' career experience, primarily in business journalism. He joined Business News in 2002 and previously worked for The Australian Financial Review and The West Australian, and also has public relations and corporate affairs experience. Before becoming a journalist, he was an economist with the Commonwealth Treasury in Canberra.
Imdex Ltd subsidiary AMC has won the top prize at the state government's Innovator of the Year Awards, with other winners including Firstphysio, Metro Power Company,Flexipole Industries and engineering group JP Kenny.
WESTERN Australia’s public universities have secured 7.8 per cent of the Australian Research Council’s latest round of grants, continuing the long-running pattern whereby WA is underweight on a per capita basis.
THREE Perth technology companies involved in drug development, secure data storage and education software have shared in $760,000 worth of grants under the federal government’s Commercialisation Australia scheme.