Fonterra in German innovation partnership

Australasian dairy powerhouse Fonterra has joined with a German start-up to provide research and product development expertise for the development of new milk products and foods. Fonterra has entered into a strategic partnership with YFood and made a ‘small investment of capital’ in the business which focuses on what the company calls ‘complete food’ for…

A new deal plan for manufacturing – clever ideas to rebirth the sector by Dr John Blakemore

Engineer Dr John Blakemore adds to @AuManufacturing’s campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 with lean, agile policy ideas. The covid-19 pandemic has exposed Australian supply chains and our lack of independent manufacturing capability to a significant extent and clearly demonstrated that the policies of the past need to change.…

A new deal plan for manufacturing – creating opportunity and capability by Narelle Kennedy

We can’t repeat the mistakes of the past as we develop policy to create opportunity for businesses and boost their capabilities. Here Narelle Kennedy joins @AuManufacturing’s campaign to crowd source a new deal plan for manufacturing post Covid-19 with thinking based on objective research. It is no surprise that Australian manufacturers are strong early responders…

Leash It offers Covid-19 contact tracing via IoT

By Stuart Corner of IoT Australia Australian company Leash It, which provides Bluetooth-based tracking technology for assets and individuals, has evolved its technology to provide contact tracing of workers in places such as construction sites, hospitals and factories. Leash It founder and CEO, Tony Lotzof told IoTAustralia that the technology could avoid a workplace being…