Australian researchers look to scale up battery cathode breakthrough

University of Wollongong researchers have created a new material that could lead to better performance in next-generation, large-scale batteries. The team – led by chief investigators Dr Yunxiao Wang and Associate Professor Shulei Chou from UOW’s Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials – had their research published in Nature Communications and featured in the journal’s…

IDT Australia looks to improve on flat results

Pharmaceutical manufacturer and clinical trials group IDT Australia (ASX: IDT) is confident of better times ahead following a flat 2019 which saw revenue down on the previous year. The company, which manufactures pharmaceutical active ingredient and consumer dosage products, as well as conducting clinical trials, has recovered from an adverse situation with the US FDA…

CQMS Razer welcomes public to mark 40 year anniversary

Queensland engineering firm CQMS Razer has welcomed families, customers and the local business community to celebrate its 40th anniversary with an open day at their foundry facilities in Maryborough, Central Queensland. CQMS Razer delivers world-class engineering, manufacturing, and digital solutions to the mining industry. In four decares of service the company has grown to more…

Commercialisation grants announced worth $2.8 million

Technology that brings WiFi to farms in mobile blackspots and smart ear tags which improve traceability of livestock are among a series of projects to receive support in the latest round of Accelerating Commercialisation grants. Industry minister Karen Andrews said seven businesses will share in $2.8 million. She said: “These latest recipients of grants have…