Karen Andrews will continue as Australia’s Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, sworn in today with other cabinet members in Scott Morrison’s refreshed Coalition government. As one of the shepherds of the Australian innovation system, Andrews finds herself between a rock and a hard place.
By Stuart Corner of IoT Australia Domino’s Pizza has introduced a pizza checker enabled by artificial intelligence in a move designed to tackle a frequent complaint from customers: that the pizza they receive does not closely resemble the image of the pizza they ordered. The DOM Pizza Checker now operating in Australia uses a smart…
Dow Chemical has announced that it will shut its Altona plant, shedding 26 jobs, citing international competition and rising gas prices among factors.
Australia has moved up one place to 18th in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook rankings, though the results indicate major improvement is needed in areas including digital skills and energy, says the study’s Australian partner.
A thermodynamically-reversible chemical reactor capable of producing hydrogen in a pure stream believe their ideas will transform the chemicals industry. The authors of a study published in the prestigious journal Nature Chemistry believe what they have dubbed a Hydrogen Memory Reactor will open he way for mass production of hydrogen. There have been moves to…
An Australian aerospace startup that has developed a one-handed controller for drones and robots is heading to the United States to attract licensing partners and customers.
Tyre recycling business Green Distillation Technologies has gained environmental approval to expand its Warren, NSW plant and building development approval for a proposed new plant at Toowoomba.
South Australia has further strengthened its position as the leader of Australia’s space industry by securing another important space conference.
By Laichang Zhang, Professor Mechanical Engineering, Edith Cowan University Titanium gets its name from the Titans of ancient Greek mythology but this thoroughly modern material is well suited to a huge range of high-tech applications. With the chemical symbol Ti and an atomic number of 22, titanium is a silver-coloured metal valued for its low density, high strength, and…
Karen Andrews has been returned as industry minister following the re-election of the Coalition federal government.