A Mission Control Centre will be built alongside the new Australian Space Agency in Adelaide to provide a focal point for orbiting spacecraft.
It’s not a perfect measure, but unit sales of industrial robots give some idea of a country’s industrial might. The names of the top five buyers in 2017 – China, Japan, South Korea, the US and Germany – shouldn’t be too surprising.
Sienna Cancer Diagnostics (ASX: SDX) has appointed a Brazilian distributor for its breakthrough bladder cancer detection test. The appointment of Inside Diagnosticos as its exclusive agent selling to pathology labs follows the recent appointments of distributors in Korea and Singapore. Sienna has the first ever in vitro diagnostic (IVD) for detection of telomerase as an…
The preliminary speakers’ list for the new Unlimit3D Conference, to take place May 14 – 15 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, has been released.
Australian shipbuilder, Austal (ASX: ASB) has delivered a 50 metre high-speed catamaran ferry to Taiwan’s Brave Line. The 550 passenger ferry, the first of two being delivered to Brave Line, is the company’s first-ever commercial delivery to a Taiwanese customer. It was built at the company’s Philippines shipyard in Balamban, Cebu. Austal CEO David Singleton…
RMIT and the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre have formalised a memorandum of understanding, which would see them partnering on industry-driven research addressing a “range of problems in advanced manufacturing”.
At bus maker Volgren, Australian automotive business is booming. Last year was their best since 2011, with over 600 buses made, and around 30 nifty low-floor vehicles going straight to Japan. Good morning, doomsayers!
Australian hearing implant maker, Cochlear (ASX: COH) has been given greater access to patients in the United Kingdom covered by its National Health Service. The company announced that the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence had expanded the criteria that health professionals use when determining who is suitable for a cochlear implant. The…
AMTIL has received a $1.5 million grant through the SME Export Hubs initiative, which was announced in the 2018 federal budget.
Organ-on-a-chip technology is being used to develop 3D models that allow researchers in South Australia to investigate the impact of radiotherapy on the body’s tissues.