5 ways small business benefits from university science.

From solar cells to meat substitutes, Australian university sciences adds value to Australian small business.

Regional science innovation drives new carbon era

Advances in materials science are behind the growth of small businesses located in and around the Geelong Future Economy Precinct, encompassing Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds campus in Victoria.

Connecting knowledge to market

Bridging the gap between science and SMEs provides huge benefits to society, says Sally-Ann Williams of Cicada Innovations.

University science helps businesses bridge the ‘valley of death’

University science helps businesses bridge commercialisation’s ‘valley of death’ by taking opportunities through to end products.

Women in AI and Data Science awards

Innovative women in AI (artificial intelligence) and data science from Australia and New Zealand are being recognised at the first ever event in Sydney.

Regional research set to get digital boost

The Australian Academy of Science along with the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER), congratulates the 26 recipients of the Regional Collaborations Programme COVID-19 Digital Grants.

Collaboration to grow local smarts in emerging capabilities

Collaboration to support Australia’s growing space, defence and national security capabilities.

Science meets Parliament delivers online

For 21 years, Science meets Parliament has been developing the advocacy skills of STEM professionals, and connecting them to decision-makers to nurture strong relationships and dialogue between the STEM sector and Government.

Food waste helps secure future fish

Human food scraps could be used to create high-quality food for farmed fish, leading to a more sustainable global fish economy.

AI can now learn to manipulate human behaviour

Artificial intelligence (AI) is learning more about how to work with (and on) humans.

Gender gap in STEM begins early

As International Women’s Day brings a focus to the gender gap in STEM, research shows we need to change the system early in girls’ lives.

Drones for life-saving medical supplies for remote communities

Medical drones with a flying range of up to 250km will be developed and trialled for delivery of potentially life-saving medicines.

CyberSeek launched to close Australia’s cybersecurity talent gap

An interactive mapping tool that tracks the state of the Australian cyber security job market in real time and provides data on the talent gap within the sector

Stone & Chalk and AustCyber merge

Stone & Chalk and AustCyber merge to accelerate growth for Australian emerging technology companies

COVID-19, cameras and AI: the story of a pandemic drone

World-first technology combines engineering, drones, cameras, and artificial intelligence to monitor people’s vital health signs remotely.

New board member for Science and Technology Australia

Refraction Media co-founder and publisher of the Science Meets Business site, Heather Catchpole, has joined the Board of Science and Technology Australia, Australia’s peak body in science and technology representing more than 80,000 scientists and technologists.

Recycling face masks into roads to tackle COVID-generated waste

Researchers have shown how disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste.

From self-driving cars to better basketball shots

Professor Simon Lucey, co-director at the Australian Institute for Machine Learning in Adelaide, South Australia has seen first hand the benefits of collaboration.

CSIRO ‘gene sandwich’ to enhance wheat rust resistance

Australia is expecting a strong wheat crop this year, but that would be threatened if a large outbreak of wheat rust occurred. CSIRO, led an international effort to develop wheats with a stronger and potentially more durable level of resistance against rust diseases.

CRC success: mineral processing technology to take on the world

CRC ORE-developed simulation software platform for improving the efficiency of mineral processing operations is set to take on the world.

Boehringer Ingelheim and Google partner for quantum pharma R&D

Quantum computing offers the potential to significantly accelerate and optimize the discovery of future new medicines for patients

Livestream STEM Event

The next generation needs to know this

Algal biotech startups, the future of math, AI in healthcare and preventing hate speech on social media – find out what you need to know about 2021’s future industries.

Ensuring Sydney’s place as a global hub for quantum

Sydney Quantum Academy is working to create thousands of well-paid, high-tech jobs building on the city’s quantum strengths.

Machine learning to help prevent seizures and monitor patients

Researchers from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, have developed new implantable devices equipped with machine learning to help prevent seizures and monitor patients after brain surgery.