QuantX Labs’ optical atomic clock heads into space

Precision timing and quantum sensor manufacturer QuantX Labs has joined with Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) through Airbus Australia, to bolster their space knowledge and skillsets as they propel Australian quantum technology into space. QuantX Labs, known for flagship Cryogenic Sapphire Oscillator Cryoclock, is poised to take quantum advancements to new heights through its KAIROS…

Verbotics, Hypersonix among award winners at Australian Technologies competition

Winners of the annual Australian Technologies Competition, designed to “identify and accelerate Australian technology ‘scale-ups’”, have been announced, with University of Wollongong spinout Verbotics taking out the manufacturing category. An awards night was held on Thursday at the Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, with winners across nine categories announced from 21 finalists.  “Each company made a…

Breakthrough Victoria invests in gut gas detection startup

Breakthrough Victoria has announced an investment in Atmo Biosciences, a medical technology company that has developed capsules that are swallowed and electronically diagnose gastrointestinal disorders. Breakthrough Victoria — an independent company set up in 2021 to manage the state government’s $2 billion Breakthrough Victoria Fund — did not disclose the size of the investment. In…

Ampcontrol links with University of Newcastle

The Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic has visited the University of Newcastle to officially open a new ResTech facility, a joint partnership with electrical engineering manufacturer Ampcontrol at the industrial-focused Callaghan Campus. The partnership aims to accelerate the development and commercialisation of new cutting-edge technology and solutions for the energy, infrastructure, and resources…

State government announces funding for commercialising university research

The Victorian government has announced new co-investment partnerships with five Victorian universities, with $87 million in total to be allocated through the Breakthrough Victoria – University Innovation Platform program  The new partnerships are with Deakin University, La Trobe University, Monash University, RMIT University and Swinburne University, and according to industry minister Ben Carroll “will help…

RMIT student wins James Dyson Award for new electric motor retrofit solution 

RMIT University Sustainable Systems Engineering and Industrial Design student Alexander Burton has been named national winner of the James Dyson Award competition for his REVR invention, a retrofit allowing the simplified conversion of an internal combustion engine car into hybrid-electric. According to a statement from the James Dyson Foundation on Wednesday, REVR (Rapid Electric Vehicle…