Compost Revolution’s beginner-level worm farm, made in Australia and entirely out of recycled plastics, won gold at last week’s Good Design Awards. Brent Balinski spoke to the company’s David Gravina about the project.
In recent weeks, we have reported on manufacturers applying their expertise to developing Covid-19 tests. Brent Balinski spoke to Samantha Ollerton of GreyScan, which is building a trace detection device for surfaces, where the virus can linger for days. March was a month where everything changed. Whatever your business, it was time to rethink…
Technologies and tools for a manufacturing transformation: next steps to competitiveness by Rowan Lamont
Following our successful new deal plan series, @AuManufacturing is crowd sourcing advice from its community on how to reshape the industry through new tools and technologies. The first article in this new series is from Rowan Lamont, who suggests ways to better create products that customers attribute value to.
Last week Brisbane medtech company Vaxxas, which is trying to reinvent the needle, announced plans to move to industrial-scale production. Brent Balinski spoke to the company’s Dr Angus Forster about getting from invention to impact.
An event between the Australian and New Zealand defence forces this weekend, titled #ANZDFhack, will focus on novel solutions aimed at strengthening sovereign capability.
Around the world, people are racing to design and manufacture much-needed ventilators to address a global lack of supply. One New York hospital has reportedly attempted treating two patients per ventilator out of desperation.
Quick thinking saw an exhibitions supplier go from idea to new business in half a week. Brent Balinski spoke to Displaywise about saving jobs and adapting to “the new norm.”
Environmental technology company Bygen is taking technology out of University of Adelaide labs and using it to give agricultural waste a higher purpose. Brent Balinski spoke to co-founder and CEO Dr Lewis Dunnigan about using almond shells and other ingredients to supply the growing activated carbon market.
The South Australian Productivity Commission has launched two new inquiries into research and development in a bid to safeguard long-term economic growth in the state.
The recent “circular economy” push will fail without significantly more market pull, according to the founder of Plastic Forests. Brent Balinski spoke to David Hodge.