DroneShield finds way to get early access to R&D tax incentive

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…

Rio launches, then re-launches robotic trains (according to the media)

Comment by Peter Roberts If you can have more farewells than Melba, then can you have more inaugurations that Rio Tinto? The media was ablaze over the weekend with reports that Rio had completed the inauguration of its $950 million autonomous rail system carrying iron ore in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The remotely…

like trying to breed kangaroos on top of the Swiss Alps

There is a handful of Australian watch brands, but only one with a claim to producing their own components in-house. Since 2016 – and based on trial and error, given the intense secrecy of their international watchmaking peers – Nicholas Hacko Watchmaker has been developing its in-house manufacturing capabilities. It has invested around $4 million…