Stock market investors look to Micro-X to lift sales

By Peter Roberts Technology shares especially for start-ups have been shunned by investors for months now, but until the past week Adelaide cold cathode X-ray machine manufacturer Micro-X had weathered the storm better than most. However in the past week the market marked down the company’s shares, delivering a warning that it is becoming impatient…

Swedish EV company wants Australian manufacturers to help ‘eliminate every single emission’ in its supply chain

Australian researchers and businesses have been invited to be a part of a moonshot project led by electric vehicle company Polestar, which aims to launch a “truly climate-neutral” car for release in 2030.  The Swedish auto company announced its Polestar 0 project in April last year, and this week it is seeking expressions of interest…

PPK Group advances BNNTs across industry sectors

By Peter Roberts The Australian group commercialising boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) across a range of industries, PPK Group has reported progress across its investments and an uplift in the value of its intellectual property. The group, which manufactures BNNTs and supplies partly owned businesses developing body armour, dental implants, advanced batteries and alloys among others,…

Calix backs ‘calcium looping’ energy storage

The SOCRATCES Project, backed by decarbonisation technology developer Calix, is investigating the use of ‘calcium looping’ as a form of concentrated solar power (CSP) energy storage. The SOCRATCES Project is commissioning a new application of Calix’s low-emissions lime production technology at the Universidad de Sevilla in Spain (pictured). Seville is one of the leading locations…