Industry minister Karen Andrews announced that the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre will “receive up to $2 million” to carry out a feasibility study on growing the prefabricated building industry and, based on findings, establish a collaborative innovation lab.
Medical device manufacturer Cochlear (ASX: COH) has announced the launch of its latest Nucleus Profile Plus Series cochlear implant, and its approval for sale in the United States by the FDA. In a series of ASX announcements today the Sydney company announced commercial availability for the implant in Germany with other European countries to follow.…
Vital to Ego Pharmaceuticals’ enduring success is remaining in the family’s hands, believes Dr Jane Oppenheim. Oppenheim is the company’s scientific and operations director and was the winner of the Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the Year Award last Thursday.
Canberra and Adelaide defence equipment supplier XTEK (ASX: XTEK) has entered into an agreement with Skykraft Pty Ltd to jointly engineer and manufacture components and small spacecraft and space launcher systems. XTEK, manufactures Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), tactical weapons such as sniper rifles, protection equipment, and explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) robots, while Skykraft is a…
In a major development for the company, Perth international shipbuilder Austal (ASX: ASB) has been added to the S&P ASX 200 index of top Australian stocks. S&P Dow Jones announced the addition, as well as a small number of other entries and exits from the elite list of top 200 Australian shares. Joining the list…
Australian 3D printer manufacturer SPEE3D has announced increased sales of their “supersonic 3D deposition”-based machines, with five units installed in the last three weeks.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose the acquisition of Steelforce Holdings, a deal which would make GFG Alliance Australia (Liberty) the biggest distributor of long steel products in Australia.
A new luxury cheese, encrusted with South Australian river mint, is set to make its official debut at the Summer Fancy Food Show this month in New York.
An Australian-made hemp processing machine has been shipped to Canada, and the company behind it believes the technology could enable a new textile processing industry in Geelong.
NASA and space tourists might be in our future but first we need to decide who can launch from Australia
In a sign the Australian Space Agency is already opening up new doors for Australian industry, NASA says it will be launching rockets from Arnhem Space Centre, in Nhulunbuy in the Northern Territory, in 2020.