What are the brilliant Australian ideas that will create the next wave of growth? Brent Balinski spoke to Mike Zimmerman of Main Sequence Ventures about where they’re looking.
Innovative Australian company, JUC Surf, this week took out the popular award as one of six finalists in the world’s largest global startup booster competition for composites and advanced materials.
There are many well-known forms of carbon with graphite-like bonding, including graphene, the thinnest material ever measured. But did you know there’s also more than one type of carbon-based material with diamond-like bonding?
Researchers at University of NSW have developed a new technique to recover aluminium out of challenging-to-recycle polymer-laminated aluminium packaging materials.
The University of Southern Queensland has topped a national ranking of institutes for composites research.
ASX-listed First Graphene has announced a successful trial of graphene powders incorporated into composite construction materials with collaborator Ascent Shipwrights. According to the Perth-based graphene supplier, initial test work incorporating different proportions of graphene at 0.25, 0.5 and 1 per cent into a fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) laminate showed improvements in ultimate flexural strength. …
For the first time in years, our dependence on manufactured goods from outside of Australia has been questioned – all of a sudden, the kilometres in a supply chain really matter. By Peter Rowland.
Monash University researchers have published results showing a way to identify high-quality graphene and graphene oxide much more easily than current methods.
Graphene applications company Imagine Intelligent Materials will demonstrate a new social distancing solution today at a cafe in Geelong.
An RMIT team has developed scalable and affordable spray-on coatings that could help create the next generation of energy-saving windows.