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17 May 2018
Writing in the Australian Financial Review on March 18, 2018, BHERT Board Director and President / Vice-Chancellor of UNSW, Professor Ian Jacobs has called for significant new investment in non-medical research in Australia to take innovations to the development stage.
16 May 2018
BHERT lauds the Australian Government scheme, the “Global Talent Scheme” announced in March, which allows Australian startups to attract and retain key talent vital for their growth.
1 May 2018
The state of the art Tonsley Manufacturing Innovation Hub (TMI) at Flinders University is driving practical and research opportunities into the role of advanced robotics in manufacturing systems, with the support of the South Australian Government and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC).
24 April 2018
Cisco has partnered with the Australian Technology Network (ATN) through each of its member universities (RMIT, UniSA, Curtin, UTS and QUT) to create $7.5M in new university programs including an Internet of Things partnership, a CRC for Cybersecurity program at Edith Cowan University, and a digital health and cybersecurity Academy with Flinders University.
10 April 2018
Flinders is forging a defence-oriented strategy and cross-disciplinary approach to key growth industries including maritime engineering, nanotechnology, energetics, forensic and analytical science, robotics, systems engineering, control and imaging and cybersecurity.
26 February 2018
UWA’s Geodata Algorithms Team will apply their expertise to data analytics and data mining research projects in collaboration with Rio Tinto for mineral exploration.
24 January 2018
A new facility described as an “ag-tech launch pad” has been opened by the two parties in South-East Melbourne, complete with a prototype “smart farm” to research innovative new farming procedures. Monash University’s Ken Sloan tips agricultural technological advancement as, “the next big growth industry for Australia”.
19 December 2017
In Australia, 250,000 people have been diagnosed with epilepsy, with 3 percent to 3.5 percent of the population expected to experience the condition at some point in their lives. Researchers from IBM and the University of Melbourne have developed a proof-of-concept seizure forecasting system that predicted an average of 69 percent of seizures across 10 epilepsy patients.
19 December 2017
The University of Melbourne is the only Australian university ranked in the top 50 of scientific institution, Nature's list of leading universities for bilateral partnerships.
6 December 2017
Australian firm Intersective, a BHERT member, is one of the first to receive funding from CSIRO’s investment fund, Main Sequence Ventures. The new funds will be used to extend and enhance the capabilities of their Practera platform, which provides a toolkit for educators to manage a range of experiential learning programmes like internships, cross-functional projects, accelerators, mentoring and skills micro-credentialing.
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