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Australia's first 'biopharm' set to develop biologics

30 May, 2023

QUT has taken a critical step towards establishing Australia's first 'biopharm' to make life-saving medicines and vaccines in plants.

CRC to tackle antimicrobial resistance threat to Australia

09 May, 2022

The Australian Government has announced $34.5m for the Cooperative Research Centre for Solving Antimicrobial Resistance in Agribusiness, Food and Environments.

New peak body and CRC for Aus seaweed industry

09 August, 2021

Australia's emerging seaweed sector has launched a new peak body, while the federal government has provided $59m to fund the Marine Bioproducts CRC.

CSIRO helps establish new disaster research centre

21 August, 2020

CSIRO has welcomed the government's announcement of a national disaster research centre, set to focus on natural hazards and disaster risk reduction.

Getting junk out of space

26 March, 2020 by Belinda Willis

Research to tackle the growing need to find, capture and remove junk from space is advancing at the Australian Institute for Machine Learning in Adelaide.

SmartSat CRC, Boeing agreement to boost Aus space industry

17 April, 2019

The Australian Government has announced $55m for a new CRC and the Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent with aerospace company Boeing.

New initiatives to prevent pests

07 June, 2017

The NSW Government will continue its involvement in collaborative invasive species research and innovation under the new Centre for Invasive Species Solutions, while the Plant Biosecurity CRC is celebrating a win for its Pestpoint software at Collaborate | Innovate 2017.

$150 million for four lucky CRCs

08 March, 2017

Arthur Sinodinos has announced $151.5 million to be invested in four new Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) — the winners of the 18th CRC selection round.

Input sought on future CRCs

16 January, 2017

The Turnbull government is seeking input from the industry, science and research communities on priority research themes for upcoming selection rounds of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme.

Laser radar to protect communities from contaminated dust

03 November, 2016 by Adam Florance

A new 'laser radar' system that allows real-time monitoring of potentially hazardous dust emissions has been successfully trialled in the industrial centre of Port Hedland.

CRC future rounds announced

27 May, 2016

The federal government has announced the future timing for the next funding round for Cooperative Research Centres and the next three rounds of CRC-Project funding.

CRCs and Budget confusion

05 May, 2016

There has been some confusion surrounding the impact of the 2016–17 Budget on the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme.

Applications open for Early Career Researcher Showcase 2016

22 September, 2015

The CRC Association is inviting five early-career researchers to give five-minute presentations at the association's annual conference 'The Business of Innovation 2016'.

CRC to manage space debris

03 December, 2014

Following the receipt of $19.8 million in government funding, the CRC for Space Environment Management will bring together experts from around the world to look at ways to protect around 3000 operational satellites from space debris.

Infrastructure contract for new CCS activities

02 September, 2014

CO2CRC and The University of Melbourne have announced an $18 million infrastructure contract to purchase new laboratories, plant and equipment to be used in a range of carbon capture and storage (CCS) activities over the next five years.

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