The Federal Government has again tinkered with the R&D Tax Incentives.
Comment by Peter Roberts Having failed in its last attempt to slash the cost of, I mean ‘reform’ the R&D tax incentive – its own Senators refused to vote for it – the government is trying yet again. Smarting from a rejection of its efforts to slash, I mean ‘reform’, the scheme earlier in the…
Emerging South Australian biotechnologies will be accelerated through a Chinese-backed $AU45 million investment fund aimed at commercialising health research for the global market.
A little over a week ago, a Queensland-based company announced a deal with an unnamed North American giant for countless units of a product you’ve probably seen at your local Bunnings.
Copper could be the key ingredient in improving titanium alloys for additive manufacturing. Brent Balinski spoke to RMIT’s Professor Mark Easton about recent work promising better printed parts.
Blood products and pharmaceutical group CSL (ASX: CSL) is continuing its focus on innovation, spending more that $1.21 billion (US$832 million) on research in 2019.
Widespread adoption of breakthrough low-emission steelmaking was a “considerable way off,” the CEO of Bluescope has said. According to The Australian Financial Review, Mark Vasella said the steelmaking industry was striving to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, and there were alternatives to using fossil fuel-based energy, but the traditional use of carbon required to…
Two University of NSW researchers are looking to commercialise research using banana harvest waste to create packaging material that is recyclable, biodegradable and non-toxic. Chemists Associate Professor Jayashree Arcot and Professor Martina Stenzel have used bananas grown at Sydney’s Royal Botanical Gardens to examine ways to use of material that is usually discarded. Arcot…
An update on the progress and future of the bionic eye – a prototype of which has restored “a sense of vision” to blind patients – has been given by the lead on the project at the Centre for Eye Research Australia and is now available.
Calix (ASX:CXL) has launched its BATMn reactor at Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, which will create materials for next-generation lithium ion battery projects.