All posts by David Loneragan

Expo and awards night endeavour to emphasise manufacturing’s best

A week filled with all aspects of manufacturing is taking the industry to new levels as success and innovation are given the spotlight. In a drive to showcase the thriving solutions, ideas and the future of manufacturing in Australia, an exhibition and awards night will be held in Melbourne from May 14 to 17. The … Continue reading Expo and awards night endeavour to emphasise manufacturing’s best

Open Industry 4.0 Alliance launched at Hannover Messe

At the Hannover Messe 2019 trade fair, seven leading suppliers from mechanical engineering, industrial automation and software have announced the foundation of the Open Industry 4.0 Alliance. With this cooperation, the companies want to overcome proprietary solutions and give a decisive boost to the digital transformation of the European industry. Founding members of the alliance … Continue reading Open Industry 4.0 Alliance launched at Hannover Messe

New cybersecurity course developed to boost industry asset protection

RMIT University has developed a new cybersecurity course in partnership with industry to arm people with the skills needed to protect their digital assets. According to a report from AustCyber, Australia’s Cyber Security Sector Competitiveness Plan, Australia’s cybersecurity sector is facing a severe skills shortage costing the nation more than $400 million in lost revenue … Continue reading New cybersecurity course developed to boost industry asset protection

New satellite CRC brings together leading Australian research and industry

One of the most significant space industry research concentrations in Australia, the new Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Satellite Technologies and Analytics – The SmartSat CRC – has been launched in South Australia. The new CRC is a national research powerhouse involving a $190 million investment in cash and in-kind from 82 research and industry … Continue reading New satellite CRC brings together leading Australian research and industry

Swinburne gets $1 million in funding for world-first industrial-scale 3D printing process

Swinburne University of Technology and its industry and research partners have been awarded $1 million of funding through the Global Innovation Linkages Program towards a $3.5 million project focused on Industry 4.0 manufacturing of high volume lightweight composites. The project will use a world-first process for 3D printing of industrial scale composites in Swinburne’s Industry … Continue reading Swinburne gets $1 million in funding for world-first industrial-scale 3D printing process