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Technology-commercialisation skills study awarded grant

01 April, 2015

The Professional Standards Councils (PSC) will fund a year-long study to identify the skills and qualities required to successfully put research to use via commercialisation.


Chinese students to study radio astronomy in WA

05 November, 2014

The University of Western Australia has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) that will see up to 50 Chinese PhD students visit Western Australia.


AsureQuality receives ISO 13485:2012 certification

16 June, 2014

AsureQuality, a contract manufacturer of in vitro diagnostics, has announced it has achieved ISO 13485:2012 certification for the contract manufacture of in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs).


Professorship to revive palynology in WA

08 April, 2014

Oil and gas companies Chevron and Woodside, alongside The University of Western Australia (UWA), are launching an international search for an expert who can breathe new life into the discipline of palynology in Western Australia.


IFCC certifies EKF Diagnostics point-of-care analyser

10 January, 2014

Global diagnostics company EKF Diagnostics has announced that its Quo-Lab HbA1c point-of-care analyser has successfully achieved International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC) certification.


Grace granted Australian patent for flash chromatography technology

18 December, 2013

WR Grace & Co has announced that the Australian Patent Office has granted a patent related to the company's Reveleris flash chromatography system. The patent concerns the use of evaporative light scattering detection (ELSD) with flash chromatography, which is a key component of the Reveleris flash chromatography system.


Elettronica Veneta RV3/EV robot station with artificial vision system

18 June, 2013

RV3/EV is an innovative trainer in the field of robotics with artificial vision systems, designed and manufactured by Elettronica Veneta.


Elettronica Veneta FCBA Automated Fuel Cells

06 June, 2013

The Automated Fuel Cells system by Elettronica Veneta is a suitable teaching model to demonstrate the application of low-power fuel cells in the production of electric power for general use and of thermal energy for convector heating of rooms.


Elettronica Veneta WG Automated Wind Power Generator

05 June, 2013

The Automated Wind Power Generator by Elettronica Veneta represents the typical configuration of a wind-power generator used to directly convert wind kinetic energy into mechanical energy.


Elettronic Veneta WPP Automated Mini Hydroelectric Power Plant

04 June, 2013

The Automated Mini Hydroelectric Power Plant by Elettronica Veneta is a teaching model of a Pelton turbine used for the production of electric energy in mini plants driven by small streams. The equipment shows all the aspects of a hydroelectric plant.


Patent protection for TAL effector technology

23 May, 2013

Life Technologies has announced the issuance of a patent covering nucleic acids encoding transcription activator-like effector nuclease fusion proteins (TALENS) and the formal launch of an associated sublicensing program.


Poor academic performance linked to texting and social networking

15 April, 2013

The widespread use of media among university students - from texting to chatting on mobile phones to posting status updates on Facebook - may be taking an academic toll, say researchers with The Miriam Hospital’s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine.


New workforce development service will help SMEs improve their competitive edge

25 February, 2013

A Manufacturing Workforce Development Service (MWDS) has been formed to specifically work with manufacturing SMEs to support and help them access the Australian government’s National Workforce Development Fund (NWDF).


UWA becomes a global online classroom

19 February, 2013

The first free online courses in arts and science are about to be offered at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with US internet-study pioneer Stanford University.


Fera and Waters open international food safety training laboratory

01 February, 2013

A major new international food safety training facility, aimed at improving compliance with EU food import standards, has being launched by the UK Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) and analytical equipment manufacturer Waters.


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