Meet the researcher-turned-entrepreneur who says he’s cracked the innovation code

The second stop on our adventure to unearth Australia’s 50 Most Innovative Manufacturers is at Scimita Ventures. Founder Dr Mobin Nomvar tells Brent Balinski about his work commercialising energy, materials, and circular economy research.   Ask anybody who has taken scientific research and turned it into a commercial output and they’ll likely tell you that it’s…

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Forcite Helmet Systems bought by GoPro

Smart technology developer GoPro Inc. has bought Forcite Helmet Systems, a pioneer in embedding technology into helmets including those used by motorcycle riders. The NASDAQ listed company GoPro intends to accelerate Forcite’s vision to provide a safer, more dynamic motorcycling experience through tech-enabled motorcycle helmets with the long-term goal of tech-enabling other categories of helmets…

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Federal government announces $70 million for Bell Bay through Regional Hydrogen Hubs program

The federal government has announced that it will spend $70 million towards development of Tasmania’s Bell Bay hydrogen hub, which will create a claimed 45,000 tonnes of renewable hydrogen a year and about 740 jobs, and be completed “by early 2028”. According to a joint statement on Thursday morning from federal energy minister Chris Bowen…

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Australians are concerned about AI. Is the federal government doing enough to mitigate risks?

By Toby Walsh, UNSW Sydney Today, the federal Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic revealed an interim response from the Australian government on the safe and responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI). The public, especially the Australian public, have real concerns about AI. And it’s appropriate that they should. AI is a powerful technology…

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