Changes to the 457 visa scheme should not jeopardise Australia’s infrastructure boom, although some other engineering sectors could be affected.
According to Bill Ferris, chair of Innovation and Science Australia (ISA), bold action is needed to harness Australia’s innovation potential, and has identified the nation’s six key innovation challenges.
Futek has announced its TTF series of reaction torque sensors, which are combined with a servo motor for smooth and steady motion in robotic armatures where complex repetitive tasks are required.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has confirmed it is working with the South Australian Government to develop a financing package to support the accelerated delivery of Australia’s largest grid-scale battery storage project, for the South Australian energy market.
A new technique could provide an added layer of security in multirobot systems that encrypt communications, or an alternative in circumstances in which encryption is impractical.