Lab business

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.


Australian supplier for Eppendorf

28 May, 2007

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


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 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.


Conference on the importance of investing in science

08 May, 2007

The importance of investment in science and innovation will be emphasised on 16 May at the Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre, with the annual conference of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Association.


ATSE appoints CEO

26 April, 2007

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) has appointed Dr Trevor Evans as chief executive officer, commencing 1 July 2007.


Premier to lead biotech delegation to Boston

26 April, 2007

Victoria’s biotechnology sector will showcase its strengths when Premier Steve Bracks and Innovation Minister John Brumby lead a delegation of more than 150 businesses to BIO 2007 in Boston.


Inspiration through innovation

24 April, 2007

NSW will have a chance to enter the world of innovation and entrepreneurship as the annual Australian Innovation Festival rolls into its sixth year.


UQ uses nanotechnology in medical testing

18 April, 2007

University of Queensland researchers are using nanotechnology in the medical diagnostic testing of diseases such as cervical cancer.


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