Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is helping to tackle the growing threat of cyber attacks facing Australian manufacturing by providing free research and development support to businesses working in the cyber security sector.
Universal Robots partner, The Robot People, discuss the benefits of collaborative robots amongst SMEs in Australia.
The Ai Group has welcomed the federal government’s latest stimulus package to boost job prospects for Australians affected by the coronavirus. The announcement comes as a relieve for manufacturers and is expected to alleviate concerns for businesses during the next six months. The funding will provide $130 billion in wage support for six million Australians … Continue reading Federal government wage subsidy welcomed by industries
The federal government has announced that it will provide the Australian economy with a $17.6 billion stimulus package, including measures to support business investment and the provision of cash flow assistance for small and medium sized businesses, in response to the impact of the coronavirus health crisis. In announcing the stimulus package, Prime Minister Scott … Continue reading Federal government announces stimulus package to support Australian businesses
Ten teams of businesses, students and graduates will compete in the The National Innovation Games launched on the Gold Coast this week. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said ten teams of businesses, students and graduates will put their minds to the test in the competition, which fosters creative thinking and collaboration. Federal … Continue reading Innovation Games begin on the Gold Coast
The NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN) has held its first information session on the successful adoption of sensor technology and how industry can best link up with research institutions. THe event was the first in the “Successfully Adopting Smart Sensing Technologies” series, and was held at the Western Sydney University Launch Pad at Werrington in … Continue reading Western Sydney University Launch Pad hosts event on sensor technology and industry collaboration
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
Australian researchers and businesses can receive up to $50,000 funding from the federal government to take their products global under round four of the Global Connections Fund (GCF) Bridging Grants. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the grants are designed to strengthen international partnerships between small businesses and researchers. “The grants will … Continue reading Government grants now open for partnerships between small businesses and researchers
Experts in cyber security are concerned that a lack of security in smaller companies and start-ups creates room for attacks. The concern comes from IT industry experts that are pushing for companies to pay more attention to securing their infrastructure. Giovanni Polizzi, energy solutions manager at technology company Indra, said new companies were using insufficient … Continue reading Cyber security should be addressed with small companies first, experts say
According to the Council of Small Businesses of Australia (COSBOA), the new federal budget changes have been applauded by small businesses for providing a boost in confidence and optimism for the new financial year.
Under the leadership of Lynn Johnson $446 million worth of offshore and national supply contracts have been secured by Victorian SMEs, and for this she has been awarded the 2014 Women in Industry Excellence Manufacturing Award.