ARM Hub collaborates to help SMEs utilise AI

Brisbane’s Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Hub is partnering with data and AI platform, Databricks to deliver AI intelligence to SME manufacturers. The AI, robotics and design-for-manufacture hub’s new alliance will enable smarter decision-making through affordable, safe, relevant and always up-to-date data and AI solutions. ARM Hub Founder and CEO Professor Cori Stewart said: “Our…

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Towards 3% R&D – Australia should choose a better target by Dr Matthew Young

Today in our editorial series – Towards 3% R&D – Turbocharging Australia’s Innovation Effort – Dr Matthew Young looks at the Australian government’s aim of close to doubling R&D spending to the equivalent of 3% of GDP, and concludes it might be better to set a better goal. Advocating for an increase in Australia’s national…

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WA budget adds $500 million to energy transition spend

Western Australia’s energy transition is a winner in Western Australia’s 2024-25 State Budget which injects $500 million towards what the government calls a cleaner, affordable and reliable energy future. The new funding includes a further $324 million investment into the state’s main electricity network to supply power tp enable industry to expand. The investment will…

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