Fusetec opens 3D printed body part surgery training clinic

South Australian medical device company, Fusetec has opened what it believes is the world’s first 3D Advanced Surgical Training Clinic to demonstrate techniques to create and surgically implant 3D printed body parts. The company, which manufactures training systems and provides clinical training services, invested $6.8 million in the new clinic at Adelaide’s BioMed City, adjacent…

Tritium lists on NASDAQ, starts building US plant

Australian fast electric vehicle charger manufacturer Tritium has listed on the US stock exchange Nasdaq and begun construction of its second factory – this time in the United States. The company listed on NASDAQ following a a business combination with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation II (DCRN), taking Tritium DCFC Limited public. DCRN’s stockholders approved the…

Green hydrogen is coming – and these Australian regions are well placed to build our new export industry

By Steven Percy, Swinburne University of Technology You might remember hearing a lot about green hydrogen last year, as global pressure mounted on Australia to take stronger action on climate change ahead of the COP26 Glasgow summit last November. The government predicts green hydrogen exports and domestic use could be worth up to A$50 billion…

USQ develops lava-like fireproof coating – video

University of Southern Queensland researchers have developed a fire retardant coating for building materials that mimics the properties of volcanic lava. Chemical engineer and Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Professor Pingan Song developed the non-toxic, fire extinguishing ceramic coating that could save buildings from being engulfed in flames. Professor Song said lava sparked his idea…