More than $26 million awarded to 50 collaborative research projects

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Chief Executive Officer, Judi Zielke PSM, has announced more than $26 million of funding for 50 research projects to be undertaken as part of the ARC’s Linkage Projects scheme 2023 Round 1.
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The landmark Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Newport marks a step forward in research between the US and Australia.

Flinders signs agreement with US Navy to advance research

The landmark Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Naval Undersea Warfare Centre (NUWC) Division Newport marks a significant step forward in advancing collaborative research between the United States and Australia in the field of undersea technology.
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Queensland manufacturer awarded $635,500 dollars by State Government

During Queensland Manufacturing Month, Manufacturing Minister Glenn Butcher visited the first Made in Queensland (MiQ) Round 5 recipient, Chair Solutions who were awarded $635,500 to purchase new equipment to help expand their capabilities and grow their business.
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The government announced a $2 billion expansion in critical minerals, which will solidify Australia's position as a world leading provider.

Anthony Albanese addresses the National Reconstruction Fund

Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese and Member for Newcastle, Sharon Claydon, addressed the National Reconstruction Fund (NRF) at a press conference at Varley in Newcastle yesterday.
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Australian institutes spearhead global efforts in clean energy innovation

Six of the nation’s research institutions, including Australia’s national science agency Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), united with international researchers to address challenges in clean energy production and storage. 

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Manufacturing Benchmarking Report findings show opportunities for growth

Advisory, finance, and tax firm Grant Thornton has released its 2023 Manufacturing Benchmarking Report, analysing the financial data from 100 Australian mid-sized manufacturers and tracking their performance during FY23.
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NASA chooses Australia as strategic partner to design and build lunar rover for moon-landing

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has chosen Australia as its strategic partner to design and build the Trailblazer lunar rover due to proven expertise in remote operations, developed through resources industry.
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Student operated tokamak nuclear fusion device to be built at UNSW Sydney

A nuclear fusion device – that will be wholly designed, built and operated by students – is being planned for the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney. Read More

New CSIRO company pursues hydrogen game changer for heavy industry

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and corporate advisor RFC Ambrian have co-founded Hadean Energy, a new company to commercialise cutting-edge technology that can produce hydrogen with 30 per cent less electricity and help to decarbonise heavy industry.
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Kratos and Hypersonix announce exclusive teaming agreement to bring Dart AE hypersonic system to the U.S market

Hypersonix Launch Systems Ltd. and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) announced an exclusive teaming agreement to provide the Hypersonix DART AE Hypersonic System within the U.S. market, integrated with Kratos’ Zeus family of solid rocket motors. Read More

Ask the experts – mastering motion control in industrial automation

The manufacturing industry is in the throes of digital modernisation – with high demand from customers for quality products and on-time delivery. A key aspect of this transformation is the increasing automation of manual processes, with motion control playing a pivotal role in driving this shift, says Beckhoff experts.
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