Monash University researchers have developed a fast, cheap tape-paper sensor test to detect bilirubin in jaundiced newborns, which could be commercialised for point-of-care diagnosis of neonatal jaundice. The joint development by Monash University’s Faculty of Engineering, the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering and Monash Health, aims to provide results in under 10 minutes at a cost of around 60 cents each. The small volume of samples … Continue reading Tape-paper sensor test by Monash could detect jaundice in infants
A recent Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) event in Sydney focused on how collaboration between government, researchers and industry can help accelerate research and development in Australia. Parliamentary Secretary to the NSW premier Gabrielle Upton MP addressed the CEDA audience and shared stakeholder feedback and early learnings about the Accelerating R&D in NSW … Continue reading CEDA event promotes collaboration as key to improved R&D
Eight finalists have been announced for the the 2019 Western Australian Innovator of the Year program, which helps small to medium enterprises to develop their businesses and expand to create WA jobs. The program started in 2006 under the Carpenter Labor Government to showcase innovative and entrepreneurial individuals and businesses at the emerging or growth … Continue reading Finalists announced for WA Innovator of the Year
India is the likely candidate for Volkswagen’s next engineering hub, which could be responsible for software development and R&D, among other things.
Cisco and a large group of partners have launched Innovation Central, an effort to develop start-ups based on connected devices.
Demand for lithium will continue to grow strongly, according to Lithium Australia, driven by an increased need for battery storage.
Rockwell Automation and Cisco have announced new additions to their Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE) architectures to help operations technology (OT) and information technology (IT) professionals address constantly changing security practices.
The contribution to Australia’s economy by maths and science – nearly $300 billion including flow-on benefits – has been measured for the first time.
University of technology, Sydney’s Business School Dean, Professor Roy Green, has said knowledge-based manufacturing and entrepreneurship are vital.
Zecotek Photonics has announced a new manufacturing technology for preparing metal powders for laser sintering additive manufacturing.
The CSIRO’s Manufacturing Flagship will be hit particularly when 75 jobs are cut at the organisation.
GE will build a new facility in Pennsylvania between March and September next year, concerned with advanced manufacturing.
Ionic Industries will acquire a graphene casting facility and begin a research project on creating scalable graphene membranes.
Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane has floated the idea that government grants be linked to the number of patents a university registers.
Electronics manufacturer Redarc was named the Telstra South Australian Business of The Year award last night.
Based at Ormeau, between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, PWR Performance Products is a partner to some of the world’s biggest names in motorsport.
The Hidden Champion concept was originally used almost three decades ago by a wise old German to help explain his country’s success as an exporter.
This year’s news on Australia’s global innovation ranking could be a lot worse, and probably will be in the future.
A new video explains the appeal of graphene, currently the subject of projects including using the substance in 3D printing and energy storage
Australia’s long term international competitiveness will depend on its ability to develop an ‘innovation-driven’ economy.