Solar energy entrepreneur gets her start in university science

An innovative funding approach gave solar energy entrepreneur Emma Jenkin her breakthrough into an untapped energy market.

Rejecting mine waste can save billions

CRC ORE technology promises to revolutionise ore extraction and enable mining to become more profitable and environmentally sustainable.

Cheaper, faster mineral exploration

The $218 million MinEx CRC is the world’s largest exploration collaboration and brings deep new tech to the challenges of depleted resources.

$4.1m funding for mining technology projects announced

The Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology has announced seven mining technology businesses as the recipients of $4.1m in innovation funding.

Energy data assets platform to drive decision-makers

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 home to new geochemistry equipment that unlocks geochemical secrets

Curtin University will be home to new equipment vital for gaining a better understanding of the Earth using geochemistry.

Young innovators of BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards 2019

Australia’s future innovators have been recognised for their inventions at the 2019 BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards.

UNSW team exploring mining water on the moon

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.

Pioneering quantum physicist to lead Archer’s quantum technology

Archer Exploration Limited has hired a pioneering quantum physicist to lead the company’s quantum technology business.

Australian research commercialisation on the up worldwide

The National Survey of Australian Research Commercialisation (NSRC) reveals growing levels of industry engagement and entrepreneurship.

Evidence-based public policy needs engineers

As the Federal election approaches, the Government and Opposition are promising to give scientists a greater voice in public policy discussions.

Launch of deep technology incubator

ANSTO has formally launched the nandin Deep Technology Incubator to enable the best and the brightest minds to come together to foster innovation.

CRC for Low Carbon Living on track to reduce carbon emissions

The CRC for Low Carbon Living has revealed it is well on track to achieve its goal reduction in carbon emissions by 2020.

Australian cyber security revenue set to triple within a decade

Australia is well-placed to become a global cyber security leader and cyber security revenue is set to triple, according to AustCyber.

Adelaide startup’s Australian first CubeSats launch

On 11 November, Adelaide startup Fleet Space Technologies launched two CubeSats from New Zealand, marking the company’s first commercial satellite launch.

Space roadmap unlocks future growth opportunities for Australia

Australia’s space sector has the potential to become a global leader in areas such as deep space exploration, a new CSIRO report reveals.

La Trobe and German Aerospace Agency launch Earth observation camera

The partnership has launched a high resolution Earth Observation camera for installation on the International Space Station.

Australia, France join to build space industry capability

The Australian Space Agency and its French counterpart will work together to take full advantage of the rapidly expanding global space industry.

Boosting renewable hydrogen research

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has awarded $22.1 million in funding to support hydrogen export research projects.

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.

Education report urges greater connections between schools and industry

A Mitchell Institute education report reveals Australian schools lack industry connections.

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.

Nano-science device produces ‘clean’ super-strength carbons

Enabling the production of materials such as graphene and sliced carbon nanotubes, with the bonus of not needing to use harsh or toxic chemicals in the manufacturing process.

Collaboration works

The outcomes of working together are more than simply the sum of the parts, says CRC Association CEO Tony Peacock.