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Academy responds to competitiveness agenda

16 October, 2014

The Australian Government this week announced its Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda, described as a plan for a strong and competitive economy. The agenda and its initiatives have drawn the interest of the Australian Academy of Science.

Technology innovator to lead CSIRO

15 October, 2014

International technology innovator Dr Larry Marshall has been appointed as the new chief executive of the CSIRO. He will replace outgoing chief executive Dr Megan Clark, who will leave the organisation at the end of December after six years in the role.

Nanosonics' trophon EPR found effective in hospital study

18 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A German hospital has found Nanosonics' (ASX:NAN) trophon EPR ultrasound probe disinfection device to be superior to the standard manual wipe method.

Rapid and thorough DNA, RNA and protein extraction

18 September, 2014 by MP Biomedicals Australasia P/L

The FastPrep-24 5G high-speed benchtop homogeniser is an ultrahigh-performance sample preparation system that allows for the extraction of fully intact, biologically functional macromolecules from routine as well as highly resistant samples.

Smooth operations with lab safety

12 September, 2014

The 2014-15 Laboratory Guide to Workplace Safety has been released.

ASiX highlights

25 August, 2014

The inaugural Australian Science Industry Exchange event (ASiX) was held in Melbourne last week, with over 80 of the country's science sector business and technology leaders discussing the state of the industry and seeking to find better ways to do business.

GE Healthcare appoints BioProcess chief for Asia

18 August, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

GE Healthcare Life Sciences has selected Olivier Loeillot to take on the newly created role of GM Asia commercial for its BioProcess business.

Understanding the science market

12 August, 2014

The SIA's one-day conference, Australian Science Industry Exchange, will give science industry vendors a unique insight into the needs of Australian science industry consumers.

LBT Innovations presents APAS study results

09 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

LBT Innovations (ASX:LBT) has published results from the largest study to date into the ability of its APAS technology to screen agar plates for potential pathogens.

TGA approves new diabetes risk assessment tool

01 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The TGA has approved a new diagnostics test developed by Randox Laboratories which is designed to help assess the risk of contracting type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

UBI gets first test-strip order from Siemens

24 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Universal Biosensors (ASX:UBI) announced a milestone in its tie-up with Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics to develop point-of-care coagulation tests - the first commercial order for PT-INR strips.

LBT completes $1.5m placement

19 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

LBT Innovations (ASX:LBT) has raised $1.5m through a private placement - and will seek another $1.5m in a share purchase plan - to help fund trials of its Automated Plate Assessment System.

LBT Innovations gets $1m milestone payment

12 June, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

LBT Innovations' (ASX:LBT) partner in the JV set up to oversee the development of its Automated Plate Assessment System has paid out a third $1m milestone payment.

Science industry sceptical about future fund

28 May, 2014 by Susan Williamson

Science Industry Australia members recently gathered to discuss the implications of the federal government's budget on the science industry.

New imaging device takes winning image

04 April, 2014 by Lauren Davis

The winners of the 2014 Extreme Imaging Competition have been announced.

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