Profiles of success: the Brisbane company charging ahead in the race to power tomorrow’s cars

Electric cars sometimes get described as “batteries on wheels”. A charged 60 kW vehicle could power a home, including its air-conditioning, for four or five days. The possibilities of “bidirectional charging” through vehicles are being taken seriously by Japanese automakers, and widespread adoption of EVs could eventually – and drastically – change the ways people use and buy electricity.

Wound healing pays off for PolyNovo

Melbourne wound healing technology manufacturer PolyNovo (ASX: PNV) has capped off a string of recent successes with a deal that will see it enter the defence market in the United States. The company, which makes a range of NovoSorb skin regeneration products, has been given access to defence contracts in a deal with the Defence…