A three-year project between Deakin University, Xefco and Proficiency Consulting to scale an advanced coating technology has been announced, and is being supported by a $505,231 Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre grant.
Canberra-based Xtek (ASX: XTE) has earned a $1 million Sovereign Industry Capability Priority grant, which will assist the company in establishing a composites manufacturing facility for its combat armour products.
An 18-month Melbourne trial of 200 railway sleepers, made by Integrated Recycling of Mildura, began today.
More than a dozen South Australian wine companies were among the businesses to use the South Australian Export Accelerator (SAEA) program to help them market and sell their products overseas.
The University of Sydney-led Centre for CubeSats, Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles and their applications (CUAVA) has been officially opened this week, aiming to increase skills relevant to Australia’s space industry.
Australian anti-drone security company, DroneShield (ASX: DRO) has entered an agreement with R&D Capital Partners Pty Ltd which will enable it to access the equivalent cash to the R&D tax incentive long before they would otherwise receive it from the government. DroneShield has received the R&D tax incentive, most recently $500,000, each year it has…
Industry minister Karen Andrews announced that the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre will “receive up to $2 million” to carry out a feasibility study on growing the prefabricated building industry and, based on findings, establish a collaborative innovation lab.
Karen Andrews will continue as Australia’s Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, sworn in today with other cabinet members in Scott Morrison’s refreshed Coalition government. As one of the shepherds of the Australian innovation system, Andrews finds herself between a rock and a hard place.
Tyre recycling business Green Distillation Technologies has gained environmental approval to expand its Warren, NSW plant and building development approval for a proposed new plant at Toowoomba.
A new report containing research by Siemens, PwC, Swinburne University and the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union has been released, identifying the ways Australian manufacturers can transform to seize the opportunities presented by the global Industry 4.0 movement.