Surface Manufacturing CRC – webinar recording available to view

UniSA and Swinburne University have celebrated the success of a webinar in partnership with @AuManufacturing that provided insights to companies interested to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (SMCRC). UniSA Industry Professor Colin Hall (pictured) gave an insightful talk on ‘Surface Engineering & Smart Manufacturing’ and their transformative impact…

Join up today as an industry partner for a Surface Manufacturing CRC

Researchers led by UniSA and Swinburne University are searching for companies interested to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (SMCRC). Surface Engineering and Manufacturing optimise material properties, customise products, enhancing their longevity and performance. For SMEs, it’s a gateway to innovation, reducing costs and fostering global competitiveness by delivering…

Search for industry partners for Surface Manufacturing CRC – Titomic case study

Researchers led by UniSA and Swinburne University are searching for companies wanting to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre. Here, we explain how Titomic benefitted from collaborative research at Swinburne. Australia boasts one of the world’s largest reserves of titanium, so it follows that incorporating this abundant raw material…

Search for industry partners for Surface Manufacturing CRC – by Atif Majeed

Researchers led by UniSA and Swinburne University of Technology are searching for companies wanting to develop surface processing capabilities in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre. Here, Atif Majeed explains how SMEs can elevate their technological capabilities and develop competitiveness through involvement in a CRC. Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are vital catalysts for…

Search for industry partners for Surface Manufacturing CRC – series launch

@AuManufacturing today launches a new series on researchers led by UniSA who are seeking companies to develop surface processing capabilities, in a planned Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre. Here, Peter Roberts sets the scene – what can manufacturers expect from a new Surface Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (SMCRC)? SMEs who collaborate with each other and…

Swinburne takes hydrogen to the skies

Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology has successfully completed the first flight of an Australian-developed hydrogen fuel cell electric powered VTOL drone. The flight occurring last week in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley was the first of its type in Australia. This flight was the first electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL), hydrogen-powered uncrewed aerial system (UAS) flight.…

Manufacturing news briefs – stories you might have missed

Altech receives commitments for another $2.5 million in investment Altech Batteries announced on Monday that it has received binding commitments for shortfall shares, following a non-renounceable entitlement offer, raising an additional $2,538,000 before costs. Total proceeds worth $15,838,208 have now been raised, including $3,000,000 from the recent placement, as well as the allocation of $12,838,208…

SmartSat CRC aims for autonomous AI driven spacecraft

Collaborative space research centre the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (SmartSat) has launched a $7 million project to develop new autonomous spacecraft using artificial intelligence (AI). The three-year project, Spacecraft Autonomy and Onboard AI for Next Generation Space Systems, or SCARLET-α, aims to create a set of autonomous algorithms that will enable small and distributed spacecraft…

Victorian hub to power medtech innovation

A Victorian government funded medical technology hub for skills and device development is set to boost the state’s reputation as a global leader in the field. Minister for Industry and Innovation Ben Carroll today announced the opening of Victorian Medtech Skills and Device Hub, which is backed by $5.75 million from the government. Carroll said:…