ANSTO to manufacture new radiopharmaceutical at Lucas Heights

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and medical device company OncoBeta GmbH are to partner to manufacture a new radioisotope at Lucas Heights in New South Wales for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCs). They have signed a Letter of Intent to establish manufacturing and distribution in Australia for OncoBeta’s novel Rhenium-SCT…

Onshoring and reshoring is real says Circuitwise

The hope that the Covid-19 pandemic will bring some good by forcing companies to re-engineer supply chains from overseas to local sources is real, according to electronics manufacturer and assembler Circuitwise Electronics Manufacturing. While local manufacturers turned to the half dozen large Australian printed circuit board makers at the height of pandemic disruption, the first…

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Bundaberg bioHub gets underway A bioHub industrial development in Bundaberg, Queensland is bringing new life to a former wastewater treatment plant. A Bundaberg Regional Council water laboratory and a Utilitas biorefining centre are on site. Utilitas said its ‘unique delivery model includes integrating advanced anaerobic digestion (AD) as a platform for biomanufacturing’. Biogas will be…

Naval shipbuilding scholarships awarded

Thirty-five students studying at two universities have been awarded National Naval Shipbuilding Pipeline Scholarship, helping to strengthen the pool of future engineering talent available for Australia’s shipbuilding programmes. Twenty students from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and 15 students from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) were officially welcomed into the scholarship programme today…