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…

FiveAA interview with Leon Byner

E&OE… Topics: Jay Weatherill; energy security and prices in South Australia; manufacturing jobs LEON BYNER: Let's talk to the Federal Industry Minister Greg Hunt. Greg, thanks for joining us today. GREG HUNT: And good morning, Leon. LEON BYNER: What's your reaction to this? GREG HUNT: I think that the South Australian Premier is in absolute…

Federal Government Backing Our Local Wine Industry

The Mornington Peninsula winemakers have been influential in the development of enhanced changes to the Federal Government’s Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate. The changes will better assist grape growing, winemaking, associated tourism and local jobs in regional Australia, including here on the Peninsula. Over recent months the Turnbull Government, led by Assistant Minister for Agriculture,…