The current economic crisis in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, has exposed the decay in Australia’s manufacturing capability and highlighted the need for increased investment in innovation.
The federal government has awarded more than $11 million in grants to 20 Australian small businesses in the latest round of the Sovereign Industrial Capability Grants Program.
Green Distillation Technologies, best known for its process that turns end-of-life tyres into carbon, oil and steel, has announced the development of a new technique to further process reclaimed materials into hydrogen.
A deal between NASA and the Adelaide-based SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre could lead to emergency beacon technology developed in South Australia for the next moon missions.
Gilmour Space has announced its first Australian customer, Space Machines Company, for a maiden launch scheduled for 2022.
Toowoomba Regional Council is closer to adopting a homegrown waste-to-energy solution with a recommendation that it formalise a trial with local company Pyrocal.
Anthony Pratt, the executive chairman of packaging company Visy Industries, has said he believes manufacturing is coming back into style in Australia after demonstrating its importance during the pandemic.
As climate change worsens, the future of fossil fuel jobs and infrastructure is uncertain. But a new energy storage technology invented in Australia could enable coal-fired power stations to run entirely emissions-free.
The Western Australian government announced $485,000 in funding to support a feasibility study around establishing an advanced manufacturing hub in Bunbury.
Australia has a “once in a generation opportunity” to attract some of the best tech talent in the world, with the federal government offering fast-tracked visas and border restriction exemptions to software engineers.