Imagine Intelligent Materials announces real time graphene sensing

Geelong’s Imagine Intelligent Materials has developed a system using graphene coatings and edge-based signal processing devices to collect data from objects with large surface areas. Proven over areas as large as 4,000 square metres, the system gathers data such as pressure, moisture, stress and temperature and is aimed at industrial and consumer applications in the…

Canberra launches manufacturing modernisation fund

The federal government has announced details of its $160 million Manufacturing Modernisation Fund. The fund, revealed in the federal budget, would help manufacturers become more competitive by co‑funding investments in new technologies, said industry minister, Karen Andrews. Andrews said: “The fund will provide grants to small and medium manufacturing businesses so they can invest in…

Micro-X lands carbon nanotube x-ray development deal

Adelaide X-ray equipment manufacturer Micro-X (ASX: MX1) has been awarded a follow on contract by the UK Department for Transport to further develop its carbon nanotube x-ray imaging system. The contract of 100,000 pounds is relatively small, but is a validation of its high technology solution to producing more effective, small, mobile x-ray systems. The…