Neo-Bionica makes two new board appointments

Medical technology developer and contract manufacturer Neo-Bionica, which announced an investment of $5 million from Breakthrough Victoria earlier this month, has announced two new board appointments. In a statement on Monday, the company said it had added Stéphane Chatonsky and Dr Colin White as non-executive directors. “Their extensive expertise in innovation in MedTech, strategy and…

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Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, May 20 – May 24, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) New battery strategy to drive battery manufacturing The federal government has released Australia’s first National Battery Strategy, supporting a Future Made in Australia as global demand for batteries is set to quadruple by 2030. According to a joint…

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Critical minerals for the world – or just for the US? Turning Australia into a green minerals powerhouse comes with risks

By Marina Yue Zhang, University of Technology Sydney; David Gann, University of Oxford, and Mark Dodgson, The University of Queensland Globalisation is on shaky ground. As China rises, the United States and its allies are moving to reduce their reliance on the world’s factory. The rivalry between the US and China is wide-ranging, from competition…

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Submarine dispute sinks further – workers call for CEO resignation

By Peter Roberts Relations between workers and management at submarine builder ASC have sunk even lower with members of the trade unions on the site unanimously issuing a vote of no confidence in the CEO’s leadership. Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) SA Assistant State Secretary Stuart Gordon said around 300 members across the AMWU, AWU…

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