Australian thermal energy storage company 1414 Degrees will buy SolarReserve’s ill-fated Aurora site in Port Augusta to build a solar farm and large-scale storage system.
A Victorian and a NSW-based company have been announced as the first Australian partners on major equipment design contracts for the new fleet of submarines. Defence industry minister Melissa Price announced on Thursday that H&H Machine Tools of Melbourne and Berendsen Fluid Power of Seven Hills had been selected for work “estimated at $20 million,…
Two University of NSW researchers are looking to commercialise research using banana harvest waste to create packaging material that is recyclable, biodegradable and non-toxic. Chemists Associate Professor Jayashree Arcot and Professor Martina Stenzel have used bananas grown at Sydney’s Royal Botanical Gardens to examine ways to use of material that is usually discarded. Arcot…
Cutting edge 3D-printed training models are the star attraction at the world’s largest hands-on sinus surgery course in South Australia this week.
A $520 million growth fund to provide patient equity capital for small and medium enterprises has been announced by the federal government.
An update on the progress and future of the bionic eye – a prototype of which has restored “a sense of vision” to blind patients – has been given by the lead on the project at the Centre for Eye Research Australia and is now available.
SunRice has announced it will cut another 100 jobs next year, following two consecutive years of record low rice crops.
China Mengniu Dairy has agreed to buy Lion’s dairy and drinks business for $600 million.
By Alan Finkel, Australia’s Chief Scientist, Office of the Chief Scientist In 1874, science fiction author Jules Verne set out a prescient vision that has inspired governments and entrepreneurs in the 145 years since. In his book The Mysterious Island, Verne wrote of a world where “water will one day be employed as fuel, that…
IoT company Buddy Technologies Limited has licensed its software suite to Hong Kong-based Eastfield Lighting as part of a 10-year multi-product agreement.