EOS SpaceLink satellite network a step closer

Space, defence and communications manufacturer Electro Optic Systems is a step closer to launching its ambitious SpaceLink global satellite network following export finance backing from the federal government. Export Finance Australia will provide conditional finance for up to US$80 million of debt funding for the initial satellite communications constellation to be launched by EOS subsidiary…

Avecho cannabis product effective for arthritis

Drug delivery company Avecho has announced positive results from its Phase 2a studying its topical cannabinoid gel for the management of pain associated with osteoarthritis of the hand. The study dosed patients over a four-week period, with the study demonstrating statistically significant daily improvements in hand pain, hand functionality, grip strength, finger stiffness and anxiety.…

Kim Carr bows out a tireless warrior for manufacturing and innovation

Comment by Peter Roberts Victorian senator Kim Carr has announced he will not be re-contesting his seat in the senate in the upcoming election, with his departure a sad loss to Australian public life and especially to the battle to value innovation and manufacturing in national policy. Carr has been rather unfairly characterised by his…