A while ago I blogged about Viridi, a clever bunch that is developing a way to salvage grape sugar, tartaric acid and antioxidants from wine waste.
By Andrew Spence The Australian Wine Research Institute is embarking on a global search for a new leader following the resignation of its Managing Director Dan Johnson. Based in the South Australian capital Adelaide, the AWRI is a key player in international wine research. Dr Johnson joined the institute in 2006 and became its youngest…
Simplot, McCain, Lion and others to complete renewable process heat feasibility studies by year’s end
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $460,500 in funding for a study on the use of renewable energy to generate process heat, which it says represents the largest component of energy use within manufacturing.
The University of Southern Queensland has announced a $500,000 investment in composite research equipment for its Centre for Future Materials, which operates a test service for more than 1,000 business clients.
By Andrew Spence A business incubator aimed specifically at startups in the Ag Tech, food and wine sectors has been launched in South Australia by the University of Adelaide. ThincLab Waite is the only incubator dedicated to startups in the agtech, food innovation and wine sectors in South Australia. It joins the university’s stable of innovation…
The South Australian government has granted major project status to a venture which aims to become Australia’s first commercial rocket launch site. Southern Launch is aiming for its Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex “to get off the ground in 2020”.
Nominations have opened for Western Australian Renewable Hydrogen Fund grants of between $300,000 and $3 million, supporting feasibility studies, demonstration or capital works projects in the state.
According to a new report for the federal government, the vast majority of workers made redundant by the end of Australian car assembly in 2016 and 2017 have found new jobs.
Applications are open for the fourth Australian Military Sales Catalogue, which promotes local defence products and services for sale to foreign governments.
TT Fuel, a technology company manufacturing fuel supply systems, has consolidated its operations in Adelaide while launching a new fuel terminal.