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Blockchain benefits: using cryptocurrencies for social good

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are being used to create social change and inspire better futures.

Research doesn’t begin and end in a laboratory

The Lowitja health institution is working towards providing health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Taming toxic pollution

Growing concerns over ground contamination has prompted CRC CARE to engage in research on how to effectively clear sites of toxic pollutants.

Waking up to a big problem

Sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnoea, are often under diagnosed but the Alertness CRC is finding new ways to recognise and treat them.

From petri dish to market place

CRC’s around Australia are delivering real results on the ground.

Northern Australia’s innovation frontier

Using technology to manage agriculture puts the power into the hands of the farmers.


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Commercialising quantum computing technology

Archer in negotiations to commercialise ground-breaking quantum computing technology

Knowhow magazine 2018 – out now!

In this jam-packed issue of KnowHow, the magazine where science meets business, we look at how research is contributing to all aspects of your daily life, plus much more. This is your go-to CRC magazine to stay up-to-date with the nexus of business and research.

Australian government invests in science and technology

Australian STEM research corporations will benefit from the Federal Budget.

From petri dish to market place

CRC’s around Australia are delivering real results on the ground.

Northern Australia’s innovation frontier

Using technology to manage agriculture puts the power into the hands of the farmers.

Why can’t my Uber find me?

We are getting so precise with data that new issues are emerging, such as marrying the super-precision of GPS with the planet-shaping forces of continental shift.


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Following the success of QUT’s COTSbot, the Great Barrier Reef Foundation has secured funding through the Google Impact Challenge to create an autonomous robot called the RangerBot Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. While contributing to the management of COTS, the RangerBot will also allow scientists to monitor, map and study coral over timeframes not possible for human divers.

Find out more about the RangerBot here.

  • Robots hunt down crown-of-thorns
    QUT's COTSbot is the world's first robot to control the crown-of-thorns starfish, a coral killer that has destroyed vast stretches of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • “Healthcare is not a system”
    Paul Nicolarakis, CEO of the CRC spin-off Lorica Health, explains their business model in a five minute pitch made at the 2016 Tech23 event.
  • FDA approves Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug
    The FDA has approved of an innovative new treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The drug was developed by researchers from Murdoch University.