Australian innovation set to be a global leader in gold analysis

Gold analysis technology developed by CSIRO is set to be commercialised by a new Australian company, Chrysos, in an exciting development that has the potential to place Australia as a world leader in analytical services for the precious metal. As an Australian innovation being taken to market by an Australian company, this is another example…

$500 million fund will help build Australia’s biomedical industry of the future

The Turnbull Government is today launching the $500 million Biomedical Translation Fund, established under the government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda, which will help take Australian biomedical discoveries out of the laboratory and to the patient. Three experienced venture capital fund managers have been selected to help turn biomedical discoveries into high growth potential companies…

Canberra doorstop with Minister Ley

Topics: Launch of the Turnbull Government’s $500 million Biomedical Translation Fund GREG HUNT: I'm delighted to be here at CSIRO with the Health and Ageing Minister Sussan Ley, and with the head of Innovation and Science Australia Bill Ferris. Today we are announcing the next wave of investment under the Biomedical Translation Fund. That's a…

National Innovation and Science Agenda is taking more new innovations from the lab to the marketplace

Ten new science and technology innovations including new radar technology for the Australian Defence Force and a standardised cancer treatment for animals have been selected for the third round of CSIRO’s ON accelerator program. Funded as part of the Turnbull Government’s $1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda, ‘ON, powered by CSIRO’ is Australia’s sci-tech…

3D printed anti-snoring device could help millions get a good night’s sleep

Australians suffering sleep apnoea are set to benefit from the opening of a new facility in Melbourne today which will produce new anti-snoring devices that are customised to an individual’s specific needs using 3D printing technology. The ‘O2Vent’ stops patients from snoring by delivering air to the back of the mouth, alleviating multiple sites of…

National Innovation and Science Agenda is having a significant impact one year on

A year since the Turnbull Government launched a landmark new plan to capitalise on the nation’s strengths and turn Australia into an innovation leader, major initiatives are underway to boost investment, generate jobs and improve the quality of our lives. The $1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda was launched in December 2015, and represented…

National Innovation and Science Agenda is having a significant impact on Mornington Peninsula

A year since the Turnbull Government launched a landmark new plan to capitalise on the nation’s strengths and turn Australia into an innovation leader, the Mornington Peninsula has benefitted from the major initiatives that are underway to boost investment, generate jobs and improve the quality of our lives. Over the past 12 months elements of…

$3.9 million to inspire girls and women to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths

The Turnbull Government has announced $3.9 million in funding to 24 organisations to rollout projects that will encourage girls and women to study and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths. The funding is the first round of the $8 million Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship grant program under the National Innovation and Science…