Optiscan completes key milestone

Medical imaging technology manufacturer Optiscan Imaging has completed a key milestone in its development of telepathology utilising its imaging systems that visualise biological structures in their natural environment. The company has been working with Canada’s Prolucid Technologies developing a telepathology platform that enables pathologists to undertake virtual biopsy assessments. The project has now passed the…

Sentient Vision and Shield to develop AI surveillance

Australia’s Sentient Vision Systems has partnered with US defence technology company Shield AI to offer AI-Enabled Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) capability to international defence forces. Sentient, which specialises in AI-enabled passive wide area search, and Shield plan to deliver their solution to the United States Department of Defense (DoD), Australian Defence Forces (ADF) Defence…

Moderna launches new R&D centre at Monash

US-based biotech company Moderna has opened its Regional Research Centre for Respiratory Medicines and Tropical Diseases and local headquarters in Melbourne, ahead of the expected opening of their mRNA factory next year. State industry minister Ben Carroll launched the new research centre on Tuesday. It sits next to its headquarters for Australia, New Zealand, South-East…

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Altech receives commitments for another $2.5 million in investment Altech Batteries announced on Monday that it has received binding commitments for shortfall shares, following a non-renounceable entitlement offer, raising an additional $2,538,000 before costs. Total proceeds worth $15,838,208 have now been raised, including $3,000,000 from the recent placement, as well as the allocation of $12,838,208…