A $520 million growth fund to provide patient equity capital for small and medium enterprises has been announced by the federal government.
An update on the progress and future of the bionic eye – a prototype of which has restored “a sense of vision” to blind patients – has been given by the lead on the project at the Centre for Eye Research Australia and is now available.
SunRice has announced it will cut another 100 jobs next year, following two consecutive years of record low rice crops.
China Mengniu Dairy has agreed to buy Lion’s dairy and drinks business for $600 million.
NSW buys more trains from overseas The New South Wales government has continued its policies of buying trains and trams from overseas rather than local sources, ordering a further 23 drivertess metro trains. Alstom will build the Metropolis trains (pictured) in India. Buddy sells technology for LED lights Technology development company Buddy Technologies (ASX: BUD)…
Calix (ASX:CXL) has launched its BATMn reactor at Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, which will create materials for next-generation lithium ion battery projects.
The federal government has announced $1.5 million in funding to support a two-year trial, using metal 3D printing for maintenance of Australian Navy patrol vessels.
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More than 90 tech innovators and entrepreneurs, executives and thought leaders from around the world are in Adelaide to speak at the two-day SouthStart Conference this week.
Tasmanian company 13 Seeds looks set to be another listed Australian hemp business, and is aiming for an IPO of up to $6 million, to be completed by next month.