Commercialising quantum computing technology

Archer in negotiations to commercialise ground-breaking quantum computing technology

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.

Bridging innovation’s valley of death

The road from great science to commercial victory can be treacherous. Bianca Nogrady investigates how three CRCs negotiated potential ‘valleys of death’ to reach market success.

The autonomous future of warfare

Robots that could clear minefields or recover injured soldiers are potential projects for the newly formed Defence Cooperative Research Centre for Trusted Autonomous Systems.

Unearthing resource value

The CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE) has developed environmentally sustainable technology to reduce waste and conserve water in the mining process.

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.

Testing Australia’s top aircraft

A team at ANSTO has developed a treatment to repair and strengthen the outer shell of aircrafts.

Taming toxic pollution

CRC CARE is addressing the significant growing issue of environmental contaminants with innovative and effective real-world solutions.

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.

ANSTO in close partnership with 12th World Congress

The 2018 World Congress will be held in Melbourne, Australia from April 20-24th where thousands will gather to discuss current advancements in medicine.

Coral bleaching prevented through reef sun shield

Development of a ‘sun shield’ gives hope to the future of the Great Barrier Reef

Intellectual Property Insights

Patenting and publishing are are not mutually exclusive – it all comes down to timing.

Driving innovation in the Australian automotive sector

“Without that opportunity to get in front of a Parliamentarian to share my excitement and passion for my work, that may not have happened.”

LEGO® race cars put physics students in pole position

A new teaching approach using LEGO® race cars has transformed learning and reduced early dropout rates in physics at Flinders University.

Cooling western Sydney - Sydney Water

Research uncovers innovative solutions for cooling western Sydney

Ground breaking study, ‘Cooling Western Sydney’, to create innovative solutions to help turn down the heat in western Sydney.

Super-thin, super-capacity, clean batteries from graphene oxide

Battery storage better than lithium or even solar is under development by new CRC-P partnership.

Cabinet reshuffle disappoints peak body

Malcolm Turnbull’s cabinet reshuffle demotes science to assistant ministry and disappoints peak body, Science & Technology Australia.

Defence Force Summit

Defence workforce is not just the Defence Force

There’s a critical need to drive STEM careers to improve our Defence Force. Military jobs now include drones and science, not just frontline defence.

AI transforms work as we know it

AI is disrupting even non-tech industries with an automation revolution. Experts urge us to focus on the human skills that give us an edge if we want to thrive in the AI future.

Protecting innovation with intellectual property rights

Patent attorney Dr Gavin Recchia advises that intellectual property protection will help both researchers and entrepreneurs engage with industry.

Drones to the rescue: UAV tech saving lives

Drones could soon be saving lives autonomously with UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) tech that can deliver aid and lift people to safety.

Dr Larry Marshall’s National Press Club Address

Dr Larry Marshall’s Address to the National Press Club on November 8.