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.
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.
Collaborative manufacturing network META will launch a new National Commercial Aerospace Hub today.
Nobody Denim has built itself into a brand known for quality and style. Co-founder John Condilis told Brent Balinski about the company’s journey and its plans to grow.
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.
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
Australia’s investment has been described as insufficient ahead of the official launch of the Additive Manufacturing Hub.
NanoCarbon has closed a commercial patent licensing agreement with the University of Wollongong, with plans to develop industrial processes and products using graphene.
A Gold Coast business has seen early success in a crowdsourcing campaign to take their footwear innovation global.
The company is not short on ambition and aims to be the world’s largest supplier of the most energy efficient water heating solutions by 2015/2018.
While steelmaking may have stabilised, there could be more pain in store for aluminium. Materials processing specialist and Swinburne Pro-Vice Chancellor (Future Manufacturing) Geoffrey Brooks shares a few observations with Brent Balinski.
Australian biotechnology firm Starpharma has received Therapeutic Goods Administration approval for its anti-viral gel technology.
This year’s news on Australia’s global innovation ranking could be a lot worse, and probably will be in the future.
As we reach the end of this current mining cycle, how will miners develop to take advantage of the next upswing? Cole Latimer reports.
GE Aviation has announced that it will spend $US 50 million upgrading its Auburn, Alabama factory, as it prepares to begin production of LEAP engines.
A new video explains the appeal of graphene, which is currently the subject of projects including using the atom-thick substance as a 3D printing material and in energy storage.
French aircraft manufacturer Airbus has submitted a patent for a plane seating innovation, which is getting attention for its bicycle-like design.
The Advanced Manufacturing CRC has said its history so far has been characterised by successful collaboration.
Automation is vital in today’s highly competitive manufacturing environment, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Alan Johnson reports.