University of Queensland has announced it is working with automotive start-up ACE-EV and Flinders University to develop bio-based materials for electric vehicles.
By Michael Coelli, Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne and Jeff Borland, Professor of Economics, University of Melbourne Should we believe headlines claiming nearly half of all jobs will be lost to robots and artificial intelligence? We think not, and in a newly released study we explain why. Headlines trumpeting massive job losses have been in abundance…
Successful Australian business innovator Richard Turner has joined the University of South Australia as Entrepreneur-in-Residence to inspire future entrepreneurs and supercharge the development of new and established businesses.
Advanced Technology Testing and Research (ATTAR) will open a third site at James Cook University in Townsville, providing industry engagement and engineering training to students. The company’s north Australian office will open in November, and was described by JCU’s head of engineering Daniel Christie as a vote of confidence in the city. “ATTAR…
Composites technology company Quickstep will provide 10 new parts to the Joint Strike Fighter program, it was announced on Wednesday morning.
Climate change think tank Beyond Zero Emissions has said it supports a strong, low-emissions industrial sector, but further support for renewable energy and R&D in alternative steelmaking technologies is needed.
Chemical engineering company Hazer (ASX:HZR) has gained $810,000 in funding to pursue applications for “advanced carbon materials” produced during its natural gas-to-hydrogen process.
A Deakin University engineering researcher has developed a prototype smart helmet, which he believes could provide a competitive edge in races such as the Tour de France.
Anthony Albanese will seek to marry a strong commitment to a low carbon economy that can fuel a “manufacturing boom”, with firm support for coal, in his first “vision statement”, to be delivered in Perth.
Minister for defence industry Melissa Price has announced support for two projects under the Defence Innovation Hub initiative.