Search for industry partners for Surface Manufacturing CRC – SMC automotive case study

Researchers led by UniSA are searching for companies wanting to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre. Here, Peter Roberts, profiles the benefits of collaboration achieved by automotive supplier SMR. It is no surprise that collaboration is one of the reasons behind the ability of one large automotive multi-national company,…

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German rocket set for Koonibba Test Range launch

German rocket manufacturer HyImpulse is to launch into space from the Koonibba Test Range near Ceduna in South Australia in 2024. Operated by space launch provider Southern Launch, Koonibba will be the site for HyImpulse’s SR75 sounding rocket sub-orbital launch, subject to further approvals. The SR75 is powered by HyImpulse’s unique, green hybrid propulsion technology,…

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CSIRO launches A.I. month

The CSIRO’s National A.I. Centre (NAIC) has launched Australia’s first artificial intelligence month, comprising a series of events and forums to help shape the country’s A.I. future. Run from November 15 to December 15, the initiative aims to bring together A.I. organisations, entrepreneurs and researchers over more than 50 free and ticketed A.I.-related events. Federal…

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Hypersonix, Nominal Systems team up on digital twins

Hypersonic vehicle developer Hypersonix Launch Systems has announced an MoU with digital engineering solutions company Nominal Systems to develop “a digital twin concept demonstrator” of the DART AE aircraft. DART AE is a three-metre-long, single-use, hydrogen-fuelled hypersonic platform, additively manufactured out of high-temperature alloys. It is being developed to use with Hypersonix’s proprietary SPARTAN scramjet…

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Cyber threats on the rise – report

The Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD) Annual Cyber Threat Report for 2022-23 lays bare Australia’s cyber threat landscape. Reflecting the global strategic context, this year’s report highlights that Australian governments, critical infrastructure, businesses and households continue to be the target of malicious state and non-state cyber actors. Key findings from the report include: ASD received over…

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Search for industry partners for a Surface Manufacturing CRC

Researchers led by UniSA are searching for companies interested to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (SMCRC). Surface Engineering and Manufacturing optimise material properties, customise products, enhancing their longevity and performance. For SMEs, it’s a gateway to innovation, reducing costs and fostering global competitiveness by delivering superior and tailored…

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