Victorian government releases new Advanced Air Mobility statement

The Victorian government has released its Advanced Air Mobility Industry Vision Statement, outlining the potential of the electric aviation sector and its plans to consult with businesses, community and the federal government on legislation. AAM concerns emerging aviation technologies, including electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (eVTOL) and other automated aircraft. The statement considers opportunities…

IoT leak detector company among two SPRINTS AI Accelerator winners

A company using acoustic signals to detect underground water leaks and another designing digital inspection systems for high-rise buildings are the first to be awarded support under the ARM Hub’s SPRINTS Artificial Intelligence Accelerator Program. SPRINTS, announced in December last year, provides $25,000 in-kind support to successful applicants, which must also invest a minimum of…

Not like udder milk: ‘synthetic milk’ made without cows may be coming to supermarket shelves near you

By Milena Bojovic, Macquarie University The global dairy industry is changing. Among the disruptions is competition from food alternatives not produced using animals – including potential challenges posed by synthetic milk. Synthetic milk does not require cows or other animals. It can have the same biochemical make up as animal milk, but is grown using…