Biotech startup Ferronova has held a $3.5 million Series A round.
Glass Recycling has been granted a works approval from EPA Victoria to expand its Dandenong South operation, intending to increase processing from 10,000 tonnes to 60,000 tonnes a year.
A preclinical study on the University of Queensland Covid-19 vaccine candidate has produced ” positive indications about its potential effectiveness and manufacturability” according to the university.
Medical supplier Softmed has announced it will manufacture a range of personal protective equipment, for local and export markets, and run an in-house certified testing lab.
The federal government has announced a series of web-based advice sessions to Australian small businesses wanting to reach the global defence market.
Orange City Council approved a development application on Tuesday night for an aluminium factory at the former Electrolux site.
The NSW government has announced it will provide $5 million in support of personal protective equipment manufacturing in the state.
Medical technology startup Field Orthopaedics has raised a further $5 million, with the backing coming from Ilwella, the family office of resources billionaire Brian Flannery.
Former opposition leader Bill Shorten has supported new gas investments as a way to help “double down” on manufacturing in the post-pandemic economic recovery.
The Victorian government has announced grants of between $50,000 and $300,000 to support projects using recycled glass, paper, cardboard, plastic and rubber.