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DroneShield delivers long-range sensors to the Australian Army
DroneShield Ltd, an Australian publicly listed manufacturer based in Sydney, has sold a quantity of its RFOne MKII long-range sensors to the Australian Army. The capability will be delivered immediately, allowing the Australian Army to assess its future counter-drone requirements and options.
Industry Capability Network launches the new ICN Gateway
Industry Capability Network (ICN) Limited, in collaboration with the ICN Network offices across the country, have announced the relaunch of ICN Gateway after undergoing a comprehensive overhaul. This will make it easier for project owners to promote their projects and suppliers to find work and promote their capabilities.
Toyota celebrates 200,000 hybrid electric sales in Australia
Toyota has achieved a significant milestone on its path towards a zero-emission future, selling the brand’s 200,000th hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) in Australia.
Markforged announces listing on New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol “MKFG”
Markforged, Inc., creator of the integrated metal and carbon fibre additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge, today announced that it has completed its previously announced merger with one (NYSE: AONE), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by A-star and founded and led by technology industry veteran Kevin Hartz.
How to meet the challenge of improving customer experience in manufacturing
Salesforce research across a range of business sectors has shown that customer experience is critical to business success. Customers increasingly want seamless, connected, personalised experiences with customer centricity an essential ingredient of top performing organisations.
Tactile Internet being developed at the University of Sydney
A postdoctoral research associate at the University of Sydney’s Centre for IoT and Telecommunications, Dr Zhanwei Hou, is developing a communication method called Tactile Internet – a technology that will allow users to experience touch over the internet.
“Warm” COVID-19 vaccine effective against all variants, CSIRO says
Researchers from the CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, have evaluated a “warm” COVID-19 vaccine suitable for remote and resource-limited locations that lack access to cold storage supply chains.
Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office produces more health solutions
The Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office collaboration – established by Monash University, Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC and the Victorian government – has been extended. This will mean more novel healthcare solutions will be developed for commercialisation.
UWA receives funding for two new defence research projects
The University of Western Australia (UWA) researchers have been awarded almost $250,000 by the state government to create new drugs that fight diseases and identify the best methods of alerting defence staff to issues.
PowerPredict technology to forecast renewable energy generation
Monash University’s Grid Innovation Hub is collaborating with Palisade Energy and Worley, an engineering servicing company, to predict wind and solar power generation with machine learning technology, PowerPredict.
Central Victorian Advanced Manufacturing alliance promotes industry growth
The new Central Victorian Advanced Manufacturing alliance, supported by the Victorian state government, will create opportunities to drive growth and expertise for advanced manufacturing businesses.
Southern Launch to establish sub-orbital rocket testing facility in SA
Commonwealth approval has been granted for a second rocket launch facility licence, awarded to space company Southern Launch in South Australia, further growing the country’s civil space sector.
New contracts available to construct the world’s largest radio telescope
Three local businesses can now get involved in constructing the world’s largest radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), in Western Australia’s mid-west region.
Australian Precision Technologies awarded 2021 Casey Business of the Year
Australian Precision Technologies (APT), a Victoria-based advanced manufacturer, has been named City of Casey Business of the Year at the Casey Business Awards.
Gold Coast Manufacturing Hub provides access to development and training
The Queensland government has opened the Gold Coast Manufacturing Hub, providing the local industry with opportunities to connect, upskill and innovate.
Western Australian Export Awards applications open to manufacturers
The annual Western Australian Export Awards are now receiving applications, with winners due to be notified in September prior to representing Western Australia at the national Australian Export Awards in November 2021.
Blockchain Pilot Grants Program supports industry supply chains
The Blockchain Pilot Grants Program will supply $5.6 million from the federal government, to support supply chain solutions and ease regulatory burdens for two successful projects.
Touch Australia 30-Surface Guard sanitiser protects for 30 days
Touch Australia, Australian antimicrobial protection solutions manufacturer, has collaborated with chemists and scientists to develop 30-Surface Guard, a safe and effective surface sanitiser.
Advanced medicinal cannabis products unlocked via new genetic code
Agriculture Victoria scientists have used advanced DNA analysis to unlock the genetic code of medicinal cannabis, enabling more effective health products to be manufactured for people suffering from epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and cancer.
FastConnect cable from Treotham reduces harnessing time by 46 per cent
New flexible igus chainflex Profinet cable saves time-consuming stripping with knife and pliers.