The new Circular Economy Innovation Network has held its first stakeholder meeting, with the NSW government initiative in its startup phase and aiming to identify opportunities to reduce and reuse waste.
The federal opposition has pledged, if successful at the May 18 election, that it will use $1.5 billion re-purposed from the current $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to address the east coast’s gas shortage.
The federal government has announced $30 million in funding for a “Phase One” investment in a Defence Innovation and Design Precinct in Launceston, supporting defence industry R&D.
Solar panel startup Solpod has received Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) support and will install its novel redeployable pods at 25 commercial and government buildings.
The Australian space industry has received a $245m injection with the launch of the Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Satellite Technologies and Analytics, announced today in Adelaide at the University of South Australia.
Quantum mechanics is being used to develop defence technologies to protect Australia’s borders.
Evidence from around the world shows that public investment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) can advance nations towards a strong economy, a healthy population and a sustainable environment.
Listed Australian technology company Calix (ASX: CXL), which is leading EU-supported work developing a process to capture carbon emissions from cement and limestone manufacture, has announced that commissioning of a plant in Belgium has begun on-time and on-budget.
Canberra has launched a comprehensive space strategy outlining national priorities and regulatory reform needed create a viable local industry sector. The 10-year Australian Civil Space Strategy was launched as part of the 2019 federal budget. The head of the Australian Space Agency, Megan Clarke said the strategy laid the foundations for a local industry including…
Analysis by Peter Roberts The early 2019 federal budget coming only weeks before an election was always going to be a political document aimed squarely at swinging voters in marginal seats. So manufacturing was not expecting much, but even so a number of unkind cuts make this a damaging document to several of the government’s…