A Perth startup is developing an approach to pumping that could find a way into artificial heart implants. Brent Balinski spoke to its founders about the ambitious project, and about trying to solve really big problems within Australia.
It can take extreme levels of patience to convert nifty inventions into prosperity within Australia. Brent Balinski spoke to Trevor Bayley of GDT about hard it’s been to turn tyres into gold.
There’s pride in dreaming up and making, says Grant Menzies of Adina Watches. Brent Balinski spoke to Menzies about not just being proud of what you do, but telling the story attached to it.
A little over a week ago, a Queensland-based company announced a deal with an unnamed North American giant for countless units of a product you’ve probably seen at your local Bunnings.
Copper could be the key ingredient in improving titanium alloys for additive manufacturing. Brent Balinski spoke to RMIT’s Professor Mark Easton about recent work promising better printed parts.
It’s the beginning of December, meaning it’s time for news websites and others to look back and make sense of the year that’s nearly through, or to speculate about the one coming up. We have the same access to a functioning crystal ball as anybody else, but will take a punt on four developments for 2020.
Inventor Timothy Scott is commercialising a new 3D printer and resins, with speed, strength and other possible advantages over current light-based approaches. Brent Balinski spoke to Scott about the possibilities of volumetric production.
Trajan has been developing a world-first blood sampling device for several years. Brent Balinski spoke to company founder and chairman Stephen Tomisich about the hemaPEN – which is about to gain registration here and overseas – and where Australian companies can be competitive.
It’s been said that Australia’s population of enterprises has a “missing middle.” Within manufacturing, there is certainly a heavy weighting towards the smaller end of town. A count published in the Australian Industry Group’s Australian Manufacturing in 2019 report found that of 47,530 employing companies, 87 per cent were between 1 and 19 employees…
Major Australian wine company Randall Wine Group has acquired four more vineyards in McLaren Vale totaling 142 hectares to become the region’s largest vigneron.