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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.


Funding for seven CRCs announced

25 February, 2014

Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane has announced almost $186 million in funding as part of the 16th CRC (Cooperative Research Centre) Program selection round. The government funding will create three new CRCs and extend four existing CRCs.


Technique distinguishes between active and latent TB

06 July, 2010 by

An emerging technique designed to quickly distinguish between people with active and dormant tuberculosis may help health professionals diagnose the disease sooner, thereby potentially limiting early exposure to the disease, according to a study conducted by researchers at Duke University Medical Center.


2010 CRC Program selection round opens

16 December, 2009

Manufacturing and social innovation are the focus of the latest Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program selection round.


Vaccine to treat gum disease on the way

14 December, 2009

CSL has announced that a vaccine to treat severe gum disease is being developed in a new collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur.


Researchers discover new paths for asthma treatment

11 November, 2009

Researchers at the University of Newcastle and the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Asthma and Airways have found a way to stop inflammation, the main cause of asthma and other chronic diseases, by blocking malfunctioning microRNA molecules.


GI modifiers found in sugar cane

02 November, 2009

A team of Australian sugarcane scientists, funded by the Brisbane-based Cooperative Research Centre for Sugar Industry Innovation through Biotechnology (CRC SIIB) has identified natural glycaemic index (GI) modifiers that have the potential to lower blood sugar levels and help manage type 2 diabetes.


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