Australian medtech company Firebrick Pharma has said its disinfectant nasal spray, which is currently in clinical trials for treating respiratory viruses, could be a weapon against the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The state government has announced a NSW Space Industry Development Strategy and $5 million in support for a new space industry hub, which it hopes will lure in startups operating within the fast-growing space sector.
More than 1000 space leaders including NASA representatives and the president of the Italian Space Agency are in Adelaide today for an industry forum as the local sector continues to gain momentum.
Additive manufacturing technology business AML3D is pushing ahead with its plan to list on the ASX next month and raise $9 million to fund its expansion in Australia and overseas.
A $2.9 million project led by ASC Shipbuilding will develop “cutting-edge manufacturing technologies” for use on the Future Frigates program.
Following weak sales and an apparent backlash from Australian consumers after General Motors Holden ended local manufacture in 2017, GM is ending the Holden brand altogether at the end of the year and closing its Australian design and testing operations.
The first elements of the new Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in southeast Queensland will be handed over to Rheinmetall Defence Australia on Monday, ahead of the planned official launch of the site in July.
The Mort & Co has completed the expansion of its Grassdale feedlot, including its own gas-fired power plant, and is preparing to launch a new fertiliser pellet manufacturing facility. Mort & Co is the country’s second-biggest feedlot business, and has three locations in Queensland and one in NSW. Last year it won the Queensland…
Gilmour Space consortium to build linerless composite cryotanks: “This is about sovereign capability”
Gilmour Space and University of Southern Queensland have commented on their successful CRC Project application, which will develop the capability to produce linerless composite tanks for space.
Collaborative robot manufacturer Universal Robots has announced a leasing program in partnership with vendor finance company DLL.