Western Sydney-based electronics company Thomas Global has signed a $15 million contract with Rheinmetall to supply training systems for Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle operators.
Defence industry minister Melissa Price has announced $1.85 million in grants under a program aimed at defence SMEs with global ambitions.
Sixty-one Australian defence businesses, under the banner of Team Defence Australia, will be part of a major defence expo this week.
A new Swinburne University-based centre linking researchers with industrial problems has been launched, supported by $4.9 million in federal funding.
ARENA has approved u to $9.41 million in funding to help construct a plant with capacity to produce 100 tonnes per annum of hydrogen from sewage.
The Australian Industry Group’s monthly Performance of Manufacturing Index showed the sector lift in August, with production and sales activity indices both returning to growth and the overall PMI up 1.8 points to 53.1
Federal health minister Greg Hunt was among attendees at the official opening of THC Global’s Southport factory, which is expected to begin significant production next year and make the company Australia’s first commercial supplier of medicinal cannabis.
Swinburne University has announced the installation of a new supersonic deposition-based 3D printer made by Australian company SPEE3D.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman will release a report shortly on the Australian Taxation Office’s enforcement of R&D Tax Incentive claims.
A Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology team has demonstrated a process for “cost-effective and scaleable” laser printing of stretchable, washable textiles able to store energy. A 10 centimetre by 10 centimetre patch of graphene-based smart textiles could be printed in three minutes using the technique, according to work published in the journal Scientific Reports. …