Lab business

Australian Alzheimer’s study

20 June, 2007

A major Australian study to better understand Alzheimer's disease has started.


Australian scientists redefining the kilogram

14 June, 2007

Australian scientists will tomorrow take delivery of the silicon they will use to redefine the kilogram.


Global scientific community dropping in on QUT

14 June, 2007

Scientists from NASA, Europe and Australia are expected to visit the Queensland University of Technology's Carseldine campus later this year, at the completion of the southern hemisphere's only microgravity tower.


Boosting Australia's manufacturing reputation

12 June, 2007

Science Industry Australia (SIA) has announced the formation of the Technology Export Manufacturing Group (TEMG) in NSW to try and boost the state and nation’s reputation as an exporter of manufactured goods and services.


Agilent acquires Stratagene

08 June, 2007

Agilent Technologies has announced the acquisition of the company Stratagene, effective as of today.


Leading diagnostics company opens in Australia

01 June, 2007

Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics, the first 'full service diagnostics' company in the world, will begin operation in Australia and New Zealand on 1 June.


Funding for business globalisation

28 May, 2007

The government has introduced the Global Opportunities program, promising $254.1 million over 10 years to help Australian companies become global businesses.


Australian supplier for Eppendorf

28 May, 2007

The Lomb Group has recently been appointed the national distributor for the Eppendorf range of products.


Australian nanotech forces combine

25 May, 2007

The Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC) and the Australian Nano Business Forum (ANBF) have combined to help raise industry awareness of the potential of nanotechnology.


Sydney professor honoured with prestigious award

24 May, 2007

Two respected chemists across the world from one another will share the 2007 Welch Award in Chemistry, bestowed for their achievements in theoretical chemistry.


A week of innovation

22 May, 2007

The Australian Innovation Festival is finishing with a bang this week, with events including the AIIA iAwards and the Western Sydney Manufacturing Week 2007.


New appointments to Monash institutes

17 May, 2007

Leading international molecular biologist, Professor Nadia Rosenthal has been appointed head of Victoria’s new Regenerative Medicine Institute in an announcement made by Minister for Innovation, John Brumby.


Unique research collaboration opportunity with Hong Kong

16 May, 2007

A leading Chinese official has highlighted Australia’s opportunity to undertake new R&D collaborations with Hong Kong, in the lead-up to the 2007 Cooperative Research Centres Association Conference.


Sigma-Aldrich announces successful takeover of Molecular Medicine BioServices

10 May, 2007

American company Sigma-Aldrich announced on 8 May that it has acquired Molecular Medicine BioServices (MMB), a biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing organisation located in Carlsbrad, California.


Research or development?

09 May, 2007

According to a report released by the Department of Industry Tourism and Resources which was prepared by Antonio Balaguer, Steven Playford and Ian Tranter of the Innovation Division, R&D expenditure by industry is not a stable and predictable beast.


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