Wound healing clinic to change lives

For patients with persistent wounds, years and sometime even decades of suffering could soon be over.

Research-industry collaboration guide part 1

Commercialisation manager James Dalton shares his wealth of experience in research-industry collaboration: a bridge-building guide for both sides.

Australian innovation system in focus

CEO of the CRC Association Dr Tony Peacock explains what the latest review of Australia’s innovation system is really telling us about the nation’s future.

Decision-making with science

Listen up: a plan to help scientists get their research heard by decision-makers.

Hyperloop fires up Aussie students

A futuristic pod with a braking system invented by Australian university students may become a critical component in the Hyperloop.

Top stories of the year

With the new year approaching, we looked back over the year’s biggest news and picked the top 10 STEM stories of 2016 to share with you.

Young innovators from Australia honoured in MIT awards

Ten tech visionaries from Australasia have been honoured by MIT Tech Review, which unveiled its 2017 Regional List of ‘Innovators Under 35’.

Key drivers behind successful commercialisation

Dr Robin Knight, Director of collaboration platform IN-PART, explores what makes a university’s research most ripe for application by industry.

Luxury watch brand partners with nanotech

A luxury watch brand has teamed up with Flinders University nanotechnologists to develop a new casing material that will give their watches a competitive edge.

$7.6 million to take these products to market

Twenty-two new grants have been allocated to Australian businesses commercialising novel products under the government’s Entrepreneurs Programme.

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.

Find the best 5 ways to get to Mars

We shortlist your best 5 ways to get to Mars in the short term, plus the most hopeful new technology taking us further to space.

Teachers and postdocs key to innovation

Key messages from the Science Meets Business summit held in Melbourne this week.

Everywoman: the modern scientist

CEO of Science and Technology Australia, Kylie Walker, smashes all of the stereotypes in her campaign to celebrate Women in STEM.

E-textile helps soldiers plug in

A new wireless e-textile developed by BAE Systems allows soldiers to plug electronic devices, like a smartphone, into their armour.

Research commercialisation awards

Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) announced the winners of their Research Commercialisation Awards at KCA’s annual conference.

Eureka Prize Winners of 2016

Meet the winners of the 2016 Eureka Prizes, which showcase the best advancements in Australian science, technology and innovation.

Innovation breathes new life into old business

With the window of opportunity closing for businesses to get on board the fourth industrial revolution, Australian leaders urge old corporations to take action now.

Research commercialisation is push and pull

Industry needs to ‘lean in’ to commercialisation and partnership opportunities, say universities.

What are the big three drivers to job growth?

Australian business leaders identify crucial factors for innovation and economic growth at the 2016 AFR National Innovation Summit.

Diagnosing dysphagia without radiation

A new analysis software that simplifies dysphagia diagnoses will speed up results and eliminate the need for x-rays.

Is it possible to reverse ageing?

Life expectancy only seems to go upwards, but how far can it go? Simon Lawrence spoke to experts at the cutting edge about what might lead to longer and better lives.

Australia’s most innovative women engineers

Meet the women from the group of outstanding professionals who were awarded ‘Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers 2016’ in Engineer Australia’s magazine, create.

Rethinking Australia’s innovation sector

A 15-year strategic plan for Australia’s innovation sector is being developed over the next year. But how does it compare to the rest of the world?