Research supporting the production and export of green hydrogen is among projects sharing $7.5 million in ARC Linkage Program funding.
Two WA companies, First Graphene (ASX: FGR) and boot-maker Steel Blue, announced a 24-month supply agreement, with graphene additives to enhance an upcoming release of safety boots. This nanomaterial will be incorporated in boot components, including a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) sole. Graphene is a single layer of hexagonally-arranged carbon atoms, first successfully created in…
A Perth startup is developing an approach to pumping that could find a way into artificial heart implants. Brent Balinski spoke to its founders about the ambitious project, and about trying to solve really big problems within Australia.
By Andrew Blakers, Professor of Engineering, Australian National University In the 1980s, a global race was underway: to find a more efficient way of converting energy from the sun into electricity. Some 30 years ago, our research team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) came up with a breakthrough, called the PERC silicon…
Grants totalling $4.7 million and shared among nine companies under the federal Accelerating Commercialisation program have been announced.
A new Australian-made medical device, a balloon for drug delivery for atherosclerosis sufferers, is moving closer to commercialisation.
Recently-listed carbon fibre wheel manufacturer Carbon Revolution (ASX: CBR) is on track to become profitable this year, increase annualised production to 32,000 units by June, and grow its workforce to 1,000 “within the next three to five years.”
A fully compostable shrink-wrap developed in South Australia for cucumbers is being adopted by other food sectors and a global airline.
It can take extreme levels of patience to convert nifty inventions into prosperity within Australia. Brent Balinski spoke to Trevor Bayley of GDT about hard it’s been to turn tyres into gold.
Recycling technology developed at University of NSW and turning waste into boutique building products has received a boost to its commercialisation, sharing in $5 million awarded to the first round of winners in the NSW Physical Sciences Fund. The five winners were announced on Tuesday November 10, and included a manufacturer of 25 kilogram long-range…