Australia’s scientists and tech workers have a vital role in helping lead the country out of the socio-economic trauma caused by COVID-19, the woman in charge of our peak science and technology body says.
A manufacturer in South Australia is thinking on its feet as it identifies gaps in the market during COVID-19 shut downs.
Industry minister Karen Andrews has announced that a patent system review will be launched some time in the next few months and be delivered to the federal government by May 2021. The review would run for six months, be chaired by Emeritus Professor Raoul Mortley, and “consider the accessibility for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)”. It…
A plant to create 100 tonnes of fuel-grade hydrogen and 380 tonnes of graphite annually from sewage has received the “green light,” the West Australian government has announced.
Prime minister Scott Morrison is expected to highlight skills and industrial relations in his National Press Club address today.
Internet traffic is growing 25% each year. We created a fingernail-sized chip that can help the NBN keep up
Our internet connections have never been more important to us, nor have they been under such strain. As the COVID-19 pandemic has made remote working, remote socialisation, and online entertainment the norm, we have seen an unprecedented spike in society’s demand for data.
Quantum technology is set to transform electronics, communications, computation, sensing and other fields. In the process it can create new markets, new applications and new jobs in Australia.
The final round of 2019 ARC Linkage Project grants was on announced on Thursday, with funding for 77 projects, including new manufacturing processes for superalloy components and graphene cathodes for next-generation batteries.
Work is almost finished in the $500 million upgrade of Adelaide’s new high-tech frigate shipyard with five new structures rising from its Port River site.
Systems integrator CAE Australia has earned a $26 million contract to upgrade a C-130J aircraft training simulator and training systems at the Richmond air force base in western Sydney.