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Incat in talks to build electric fast ferry Shipbuilder Incat Tasmania has announced a new partnership with European shipping company BrittanyFerries and technology company Wärtsilä to explore design and technical requirements for a 137-metre zero emission ferry. According to a statement on social media: “Incat has a long-standing and successful relationship with both companies. This…

Osteopore to establish first global centre of excellence at Singaporean hospital

Australian-Singaporean bioresorbable implants manufacturer Osteopore has announced a partnership with SingHealth to establish the company’s first Global Centre of Excellence (GCoE) for customised medical devices.  The company said in an ASX statement on Tuesday that its wholly-owned Singaporean subsidiary, Osteopore International Pte Ltd, signed the non-exclusive Partnership Agreement with SingHealth, which it is  expected to…

Neo-Bionica launches onshore critical medical manufacturing process

Advanced MedTech contract manufacturer Neo-Bionica has revealed the expansion of its manufacturing services with the launch of its new hermitization capability – a first for Australian industry. Hermitization is a critical capability in the development of implantable medical devices such as cardiac pacemakers, cochlear and other hearing implants, and deep brain and spinal cord stimulation.…