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Laser project could enable a nuclear fusion energy industry

03 May, 2022

HB11 Energy has been awarded a $22m project to develop the high-power lasers needed to create a multibillion-dollar nuclear fusion energy industry in Australia.

Applications for 2022 ASPIRE Prize closing soon

28 April, 2022

The theme chosen for this year's prize is 'Innovation to achieve economic, environmental, and social goals'.

CRC luminaries honoured at Excellence in Innovation Awards

12 April, 2022

Cooperative Research Australia (CRA) revealed four award recipients at its 2021 Excellence in Innovation Awards, held as part of the Collaborate Innovate Conference.

Govt fund to boost science and technology diplomacy

11 April, 2022

Over the next four years, the fund will support international collaboration to enhance Australia's profile in science and technology research and application.

NHMRC presents 2021 Research Excellence Awards

01 April, 2022

The awards recognise the top-ranked applicants to each of NHMRC's major funding schemes during the past year.

Space mission central to Australia's 2022–23 Budget

30 March, 2022

The 2022–23 Budget includes funding for Australia's first ever national space mission as well as a range of other measures for the STEM sector.

NATA accredits Japanese encephalitis tests

16 March, 2022 | Supplied by: NATA

The National Association of Testing Authorities has seen a jump in interest from laboratories seeking accreditation for testing for Japanese encephalitis virus.

Aus Academy of Science announces 2022 honorific awards

14 March, 2022

Twenty researchers have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science, receiving prestigious honorific awards for their contributions to science.

Colgate Connect Challenge awards three innovative startups

21 February, 2022

The global pitch competition was aimed at startups from around the world focused on developing world-changing products to promote healthy futures.

Three reasons to incorporate proper ergonomics

18 February, 2022 by Derrick Teal and Megan Farell | Supplied by: Olympus

Posture has become an important part of ergonomics, which is the concept of using items to position the body in a more efficient and safe manner.

National Space Industry Hub launched at Tech Central, Sydney

17 February, 2022

The Hub is set to support world-class research, innovation, collaboration and commercialisation in the space sector.

$6.7m in funding to advance women, girls in STEM

11 February, 2022

The government funding will be put towards the Superstars of STEM program and the work of the Women in STEM Ambassador, including the Future You initiative.

NATA celebrates 75 years of accreditation services

07 February, 2022

Have you ever wondered why we can trust the clean water coming out of our taps? The results of your blood test? That it's actually a litre when you fill up?

Cytiva BioChallenge fuels biotech development in ANZ

03 February, 2022 | Supplied by: Global Life Sciences Solutions

Cytiva has announced the winner of its first BioChallenge for the Australia and New Zealand region (ANZ).

Australia's Economic Accelerator to fund priority research

03 February, 2022 by Lauren Davis

Australia's Economic Accelerator is a $1.6 billion program that aims to create world-beating businesses from the country's leading research.

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