The first round for grants worth between $300,000 and $1 million under the federal Product Stewardship Investment Fund is open, focussing on e-waste.
A new platform for the delivery of the federal government’s research and development tax incentive will be launched next year, with consulting giant Deloitte landing a $1 million contract to help build it.
Oz Health Plus has purchased machinery from Germany’s Oerlikon Nonwoven for producing fabric for medical masks, filling what it says is an important supply chain gap for Australia.
While Australians are being employed on defence department projects, the use of Australian firms that develop and own intellectual property is at a near-record low.
Australia is “in danger of being left behind” as most other developed nations place R&D investment at the centre of their COVID-19 economic recoveries, UTS Innovation Council chair Professor Roy Green has warned.
The federal government has announced $190 million for its Recycling Modernisation Fund, as part of a resource recovery goal of 80 per cent by the end of the decade.
Round two of the Manufacturing Efficiency Funding program is open to NSW businesses.
A new diagnostic tool is closer to commercial reality after the University of Queensland’s Centre for Advanced Imaging received a $1 million grant.
Funding for a new research centre has been announced, with its work to focus on recycling for construction products and focussing on ten challenging waste streams.
Defence has signed a ten-year, $100 million contract with engineering company Qinetiq Australia.