While Australia is falling behind when it comes to producing R&D leaders playing on the global stage, the opportunity is there.
From bee breathalysers that detect disease to AI chatbots battling body image disorders, these early career researchers are thinking big.
From her bush block in the Blue Mountains, Bianca Nogrady considers how researchers will tackle the ‘new normal’ for severe bushfire weather.
Cloud-based software lets mining engineers improve mining efficiency in mining processes, then compare different scenarios across different time frames.
Peak-proof renewable energy, advanced manufacturing growth and a long-lasting phone charge have one thing in common: innovation in battery power. The CRC for Future Battery Industries (FBICRC) and the CRC-P for Advanced Hybrid Batteries are charging up to take Australia’s homegrown industry to the next level.
An innovative funding approach gave solar energy entrepreneur Emma Jenkin her breakthrough into an untapped energy market.
CRC ORE technology promises to revolutionise ore extraction and enable mining to become more profitable and environmentally sustainable.
The $218 million MinEx CRC is the world’s largest exploration collaboration and brings deep new tech to the challenges of depleted resources.
The Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology has announced seven mining technology businesses as the recipients of $4.1m in innovation funding.
The NEAR energy data assets program from CSIRO, AEMO and the Department of the Environment and Energy will provide an important resource for energy researchers.
Curtin University will be home to new equipment vital for gaining a better understanding of the Earth using geochemistry.
Australia’s future innovators have been recognised for their inventions at the 2019 BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards.
A team of UNSW Sydney engineers has an ambitious space mining plan to prove the commercial viability of mining water from the moon to produce rocket fuel.
Archer Exploration Limited has hired a pioneering quantum physicist to lead the company’s quantum technology business.
The National Survey of Australian Research Commercialisation (NSRC) reveals growing levels of industry engagement and entrepreneurship.
As the Federal election approaches, the Government and Opposition are promising to give scientists a greater voice in public policy discussions.
ANSTO has formally launched the nandin Deep Technology Incubator to enable the best and the brightest minds to come together to foster innovation.
The CRC for Low Carbon Living has revealed it is well on track to achieve its goal reduction in carbon emissions by 2020.
Australia is well-placed to become a global cyber security leader and cyber security revenue is set to triple, according to AustCyber.
On 11 November, Adelaide startup Fleet Space Technologies launched two CubeSats from New Zealand, marking the company’s first commercial satellite launch.
Australia’s space sector has the potential to become a global leader in areas such as deep space exploration, a new CSIRO report reveals.
The partnership has launched a high resolution Earth Observation camera for installation on the International Space Station.
The Australian Space Agency and its French counterpart will work together to take full advantage of the rapidly expanding global space industry.