ANSTO is using nuclear science in a bid to understand the causes and rates of soil degradation throughout Asia and the Pacific.
Growth Centres are drawing together multiple stakeholders to help commercialise groundbreaking research. The ingredients for successful collaboration are now emerging, Susan Hely reports.
Australian and New Zealand know-how is on the cusp of revolutionising geopositioning, which – in the near future – will be able to get accuracy down to 10cm.
In part 3 of his guide to collaboration, commercialisation manager James Dalton explores how to manage risk in industry-research partnerships.
CRCs are leading the way in introducing PhD students to a career in industry with targeted placement programs and projects.
More collaboration between business and research is required to bring new goods and services to market, says ISA’s Tim Powell.
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.