USQ-led team awarded $1 m grant for hypersonic flight test project

A flight testing program for hypersonic vehicles led by the University of Southern Queensland was awarded a $1,009,570 ARC Linkage Projects grant this week. USQ said in a statement on Friday that the project would see the team design “a suite of new instruments suiting various platforms (airborne, ground-based and high-altitude drones) for observing high-speed…

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Imagion completes move to new R&D, production facility Breast cancer detection company Imagion Biosystems has moved into new facilities housing its offices, R&D activities and nanoparticle synthesis operation. The facility provides additional manufacturing capacity for its specialised MagSense nanoparticles. These are coated with tumour targeting antibodies which are used to test for HER2 positive breast…

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MMI grants pass review, were politicised – Husic

The industry minister Ed Husic has announced that the government’s examination of Modern Manufacturing Initiative grants has concluded and that announced grants will now be actioned. Husic said that the review showed the 68 grants were all supported by an independent Assessment Committee and the processes adhered to the publicly available Grant Opportunity Guidelines. He…

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