EMVision stroke detection instrument used in patient trials

Medical technology group EMVision Medical Devices (ASX: EMV) has begun clinical trials of its novel stroke detection instrument (pictured). The company announced that it had received the green light for trials which have now begun at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. EMVision CEO Ron Weinberger said: “Taking a prototype of our complexity from the…

Profiles of success: AML prepares to go public, says standards are key to commercialisation   

There has been a series of successful IPOs for high-tech Australian manufacturing companies in recent months, including Carbon Revolution, K-Tig and Amaero Engineering. 3D printing bureau AML3D hopes to add to this, with a place on the ASX planned for March. Founder and managing director Andy Sales agrees that investors are keen on sophisticated manufacturers…

Australia’s economy under threat as national innovation slips yet again

By Peter Roberts Australia’s slide down the list of leading developed nations has been dramatically confirmed with the Australia Day weekend coinciding with evidence of a fall in our national innovation effort. The highly respected Bloomberg innovation index saw Australia slip to number 20 in the world on its ranking of innovation (table below). Australia…