Co-investment plan released for first of seven National Reconstruction Fund priority areas

The federal government has released its Medical Science Co-investment Plan, following the announcement of a proposed Future Made in Australia Act in response to international attempts to shore up domestic industry. The co-investment plan, released on Monday morning, identifies “a broad range of high-value investment opportunities” in medical technology, according to a statement, as well…

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Boeing to upgrade systems and sensors for P-8A aircraft

Aerospace company Boeing has been awarded a $139.5 million contract to deliver Increment 3 Block 2 software, systems and sensor upgrades to enhance the anti-submarine warfare, maritime strike and intelligence collection capabilities of the RAAF’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The RAAF’s first P-8A aircraft entered into service in 2016, with the latest upgrades supporting…

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Manufacturing SMEs invited to apply for CSIRO’s Innovate to Grow course

Applications have opened for SME manufacturers to apply for CSIRO’s Innovate to Grow, a free, ten-week, online program assisting companies “embarking on early-stage R&D or those venturing into new solutions”. In a statement on Monday, the nation’s science organisation said the intake of the Advanced Manufacturing cohort would be the first following the announcement of…

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Keynote speaker announced for Australia’s 50 Most Innovative Manufacturers awards event

@AuManufacturing is very happy to announce our keynote speaker for the Australia’s 50 Most Innovative Manufacturers awards breakfast this week. Our guest presenter on April 18 is Xavier Orr (pictured), CEO and co-founder of Advanced Navigation. Orr’s breakthrough in neural network research at university has turned into a manufacturing business supplying digital fibre optic gyroscopes…

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Towards 3% R&D – a Future Made in Australia needs innovation boost

By Peter Roberts @AuManufacturing’s editorial series – Towards 3% R&D – turbocharging our national innovation effort which is now seeking your input – has been made more relevant with the announcement by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of a Future Made in Australia Act. Australia’s manufacturing future lies in technology and skills based products, as well…

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Partner with Deakin to turn your sustainable manufacturing ideas into a commercial reality

Sponsored article Join Australia’s largest clean energy and recycling advanced manufacturing ecosystem – Deakin University’s REACH – to accelerate a cleaner, greener future for Australian manufacturing with an unprecedented investment in research-led innovation projects. As the nation’s most progressive university, we’re ready to work with you through our Recycling and Clean Energy Commercialisation Hub (REACH)…

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Towards 3% R&D – now NSW puts industry and innovation at the centre of government

The New South Wales Premier Chris Minns has announced that industry, innovation, trade and investment functions will return to the centre of government through the transfer of Investment NSW to the Premier’s Department. This front door of government will make it easier for industry, investors, and entrepreneurs to participate in major government priorities and ensure…

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