Stealth Technologies develops surveillance robot

Stealth Technologies has released an udate on its continuing development of a fully autonomous security vehicle (pictured) for the Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison in Western Australia. The company, owned by listed business Strategic Elements, is developing the vehicle to inspect, test and confirm the integrity of the security perimeter of the jail. The technology will…

ANSTO steps up as southern Sydney technology hub

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation’s (ANSTO) Lucas Heights campus in western Sydney has been earmarked in a new strategy as Sydney’s newest nexus where industry connects with science and advanced technologies. Under the ANSTO Collaboration Area Place Strategy launched by Greater Sydney Commission the campus will be developed as a precinct devoted to…

ANU researchers develop direct solar hydrogen production

Scientists at the Australian National University have demonstrated the direct production of hydrogen within solar PV cells, a development that could potentially bring down the cost of renewable hydrogen production. Thirteen researchers, led by Siva Krishna Karuturi and Heping Shen published their results in a paper in Advanced Energy Journal titled “Over 17% Efficiency Stand‐Alone…

CSL broadens anti-rejection portfolio

Biotechnology group CSL has bought Vitaeris Inc, a clinical-stage biotechnology company commercialising a treatment for rejection in solid organ kidney transplant patients. The Vancouver, Canada based company has been in partnership with CSL since 2017 developing clazakizumab, an anti-interleukin-6 (IL-6) monoclonal antibody (MAB), for the potential treatment of chronic active antibody-mediated rejection (AMR), the leading…