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.
Australia could be doing more to help its sports technology innovators team up and attack export markets.
Terry Wohlers, President and founder of the consultancy Wohlers Associates, has been tracking the growth of the additive manufacturing industry since the 1980s. Brent Balinski spoke to Wohlers, ahead of the expert’s visit here, about some of the major recent trends.
An insight in to what Australian industry can do to overcome our ICT inabilities, and what this means for the nation.
A report launched this week identifies “design-led innovation” as something Australian manufacturers should embrace.
Will small business become a victim of the fast paced change in technology, and miss opportunities?
An insight in to how the science of engineering will affect Australia’s future, and why it needs the nation’s support.
Taxi drivers often ask me what I do for a living, and when I say I work for CSIRO, they get animated and show they know and love us.
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.
A newly-opened, state-of-the-art research facility in Geelong and a new innovation hub are part of plans to boost the role Australia will play in the global market for carbon fibre products. Brent Balinski reports.