Australia’s leading wine state is establishing itself as a respected whisky producer as an increasing number of South Australian distilleries launch single malts.
Australian and Indian researchers have developed a method to dramatically shrink the cost of making graphene by using eucalyptus trees as raw material. Researchers from RMIT University and India’s National Institute of Technology, Waranga have succeeded in making grahene from bark. RMIT’s Professor Suresh Bhargava said: “Eucalyptus bark extract has never been used to synthesise…
By Stuart Corner of IoT Australia The ETSI SmartM2M technical committee has released three new specifications for: smart cities; industry and manufacturing; smart agriculture and food chain domains saying they will enable interoperability and therefore contribute to the development of the global digital market. They are the latest in a series of Smart Applications Reference…
The UK’s space agency is already planning for spaceflights to Australia, taking just 90 minutes. This week it announced the site of its first “spaceport”. Where exactly a spacecraft might land in Australia is still anyone’s guess.
Aurora Labs announces MoU with Granges, hails potential for metal additive manufacturing in automotive
Aurora Labs (ASX:A3D) has announced that it has executed a memorandum of understanding with Swedish aluminium technology company Granges AG.
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australian Export Awards, with the national awards night to be held on December 3 at Parliament House in Canberra.
Phoslock Environmental Technologies (ASX: PET) this week demonstrated the potential of a new route for local innovation – go from Australian idea to successful product entirely within the China market. As China’s economy grows this route will become increasingly common for manufacturers, especially as Phoslock’s shares have leapt 25 per cent this week on news…
The Foreign Investment Review Board has approved a $10 million investment in listed Adelaide SME Micro-X (ASX:MX1) by Thales, with the companies to collaborate on new technology development for imaging systems for airports and elsewhere.
Vitamins and supplements manufacturer Blackmores (ASX:BKL) has announced that Alistair Symington will start as its new CEO and managing director in October.
Australia now has a space agency, and our federal and South Australian governments are looking to grow a prosperous space industry to boost productivity and employment.