Boeing has re-committed to its Port Melbourne operations, its largest R&D site outside of the US, with a $70 million investment in the site.
The CSIRO’s Lab 22 is part of an effort to get Australian industry up to speed with metal additive manufacturing. Brent Balinski spoke to the innovation centre’s research director, Alex Kingsbury.
Precision Components’ new Heliostat SA division is producing technology developed at the CSIRO for export to Japan.
Tapping Australia’s titanium ore resources and turning them into the valuable light metal has been something we’ve wanted to do for a long time. Are we any closer to making more from our ore? Brent Balinski reports.
In the fifth and final part of our Hidden Champions series, Brent Balinski talks to Phillip Butler from Textor about his company’s approach to investing, innovating and growing its output.
Anatomics occupies a demanding niche, providing custom products that help surgeons do their job, and exports to 20 countries. In the second instalment in our five-part series, the company’s Robert Thompson tells Brent Balinski about how the company responds to its market’s needs, a “3D printed” skull implant, and a recent successful collaboration with CSIRO.
Where are Australia’s strengths and how do we make the most of them? Innovation and productivity guru Professor Roy Green tells Brent Balinski about the kinds of companies that thrive here and what needs to be done to encourage more of them to emerge.
CSIRO’s titanium printing experts have teamed up with dental company Oventus to create a titanium mouthguard to treat sleep apnoea.
Formed to commercialise an innovative and highly useful technology developed at the CSIRO, K-TIG (short for keyhole TIG, a description of the welding process it uses) is beginning to see export success.
The CSIRO’s titanium 3D printing facilities have been used to create parts for a custom bike.
It all started with a pepperoni pizza…
British researchers from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory claim to have found a way to use urine to charge a mobile phone.
The CSIRO has rejected reports that it deceived pharmaceutical company Novartis into buying imported anti-counterfeit material.
The CSIRO suggests that the way forward for Aussie manufacturers isn’t humans or robots, it’s humans and robots.
A CSIRO whitepaper has outlined how a new breed of industrial robots and information systems could be the key to unlocking the strength of the manufacturing industry.
When a new variety of Huggies nappies start filling shelves in supermarkets this month, most shoppers will have no idea about the impressive innovation and collaboration efforts behind them.
CSIRO aided New Zealand shower mixer manufacturer Felton Products in its development of the Oxijet water-saving nozzle.
Additive manufacturing/3D printing looks set to change the face of manufacturing, but which system is right for you? Alan Johnson reports.
Australian scientists have developed a new material they say could be a game changer for the future of electronics manufacturing.
The Australian Future Fibres Research and Innovation Centre (AFFRIC) at Deakin University will transform Australia’s manufacturing and fibre related industries and the economy of the Geelong region.