Genetic Technologies validates breast cancer risk test

Genetic Technologies (GTG), a Melbourne company whose technology predicts the likelihood of serious disease, has received validation of the benefits of its gene Type Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Test. The company, a leader in geonomics-based tests, announced the completion of a customisable Budget Impact Model (Bim) which ‘demonstrates significant health and economic benefits directly attributed…

Fortescue and Liebherr to supply zero emissions trucks

Mining equipment manufacturer Liebherr will supply ‘green’ mine haul trucks to Fortescue Metals Group and other buyers that incorporate Fortescue group’s proprietary zero-emission power systems. The two companies announced a partnership to develop and supply trucks utilising technologies being developed by UK group Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE), which was recently bought by Fortescue Future Industries…

Australian semiconductor maker announces key commercialisation milestone with export of laser diode prototypes

Semiconductor developer BluGlass has announced shipment of its first laser diode prototypes to an unnamed customer. In an announcement to the ASX, the company said the alpha products had completed “preliminary performance and life-time reliability testing” and could be used by customers to be integrated into their design and development cycles.  Alpha-level products are advanced…