One possible remedy to a world drowning in plastic has been under development since 2005. Brent Balinski speaks to Licella.
This week @AuManufacturing will feature a collection of Aussie innovators who are giving plastic a second life. But first, some context on the issue and why it matters. By Brent Balinski.
By Jim Plouffe Defence industry SMEs from South Australia have won more than $8 million in contracts to provide the Australian Defence Force with a capability edge. Of the 15 contracts valued at more than $28 million awarded to Australian small businesses developing cutting-edge defence technologies, four are based in South Australia. Australian Minister for…
Fifteen grants totalling $28 million were announced on Thursday through the Defence Innovation Hub, including one to Geelong-based Carbon Revolution to develop world-first wheels for Chinook helicopters.
A University of Queensland engineer has led a team creating affordable “whiskers” to help small drones sense and navigate their environment.
Techniques borrowed from the world of manufacturing could make the building industry more “efficient, connected and customer-centric.” Brent Balinski spoke to Monash University’s Professor Mathew Aitchison about the topic, as well as why prefabricated housing is a tricky business. Those who study it have sometimes lamented the low levels of productivity growth and technology…
In a first for Victoria, 200 recycled plastic sleepers have been installed for use by the state’s regional V/Line trains.
Innovation can be defined as the creation of value through implementing new or enhanced products, services, processes, technologies, or organisational methods and business models.
Professor Jian-Feng Nie of Monash University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering led a recent discovery for magnesium alloys. He shares some context for the results with Brent Balinski.
Comment by Peter Roberts Australia has had numerous prime ministers from Bob Hawke to Malcolm Turnbull who have boasted about us being an ‘innovation nation’. But this is a classic case of promoting one of your weakest points to try to avoid scrutiny – in fact Australia has never been, and is not even remotely…