Agtech startup FluroSat infuses data for food security

An agtech startup is harnessing data from remote sensing to optimise farming practices and improve food security.

CSIRO Energise app to map Australian energy usage

A CSIRO app will survey Australians about their energy use in order to gain a better understanding of the way we consume, generate and interact with energy.

Game on – assistive tech for Parkinson’s disease

Research trials begin for assistive technology to improve Parkinson’s health outcomes.

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.

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.

Partnerships driving next generation defence technologies

Dr Alex Zelinsky, Chief Defence Scientist, tells us about how the defence industry is using technology programs to improve Australia’s national security.

Are you protected?

New cyberthreats are constantly emerging, which is why the D2D CRC is helping businesses stay a step ahead of the criminals.

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.

Blockchain benefits: using cryptocurrencies for social good

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

Testing Australia’s top aircraft

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

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.

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.

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Australia’s economy is a House of Cards

Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, shares his concerns about the Australian economy.

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.

Space invaders: Mini satellite swarm

An international project to study Earth’s poorly understood thermosphere uses a swarm of satellites – two of which were built at UNSW.

Core code

Gernot Heiser has spent the past decade developing secure microkernals for operating systems.

Thriving in a disruptive world

Minister for Industry Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos, on innovation in research and business.

Silicon champions

They’re a record five-time global champion of robot soccer and a laboratory to accelerate research in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Fight club at cybersecurity MOOC

Australia’s hottest hackers come from one Sydney lab, led by an affable professor who is on a mission to fight cybercrime at the world’s biggest institutions.

New science magazine INGENUITY launched

UNSW and Refraction Media collaborate to create a brand new engineering magazine.

The bigger picture

Growth Centres are drawing together multiple stakeholders to help commercialise groundbreaking research. The ingredients for successful collaboration are now emerging, Susan Hely reports.

Navigating the future of GPS

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.

Risky business

In part 3 of his guide to collaboration, commercialisation manager James Dalton explores how to manage risk in industry-research partnerships.