David Burt, Executive Manager at the CSIRO’s ON Accelerator Australians are great innovators. We created Wi-Fi, black box flight recorders, and cochlear implants to name a few. But despite the abundance of revolutionary science technology that has the power to reshape the Australian industry, too often, much of this technology exists in a theoretical phase.… Read more »
Access to high quality healthcare in regional Australia is an ongoing challenge, with one enterprising country town, Temora, 420km southwest of Sydney, going so far as to produce a 3-minute music video, “The Great Quack Quest” in a bid to attract GPs. Technology offers one solution, allowing patients in remote locations to consult with medical… Read more »
Two Australian scientists and startup founders will head to America’s prestigious Stanford University to study after impressing the CSIRO’s with their ideas during the organisation’s recent ON Accelerate program. Stephen Trowell, founder and MD of Parts Per Billion, and Melanie White, co-founder and director of Inova Medical, will receive $30,000 each towards travel and their… Read more »
Australian farmers will be able to access some of the latest knowledge on cotton nutrition in the next season, thanks to a new licensing agreement between CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and FluroSat, Australia’s leading crop health analytics startup.
Brisbane’s Maxwell Plus is using artificial intelligence to help clinicians diagnose and flag risk of disease
Maxwell Plus uses AI to analyse medical data, from medical imaging to blood data and genomic data, to help clinical teams better understand that data as it pertains to a patient.
Coviu’s PhysioROM helps patients receive physical rehab from their home by automating and standardising the calculation of their range of motion via webcam.
The CSIRO has launched the Rural Intelligence Platform, a platform using satellite imagery to track paddocks and their performance over time, to better inform decision making in the agricultural sector.
Data61 has partnered with IAG and the University of Sydney to launch the Gradient Institute, which has been tasked with researching the ethics of AI.
Agtech startup Ceres Tag has successfully trialled its so-called ‘FitBit for cows’ at the CSIRO’s Lansdown Research Station in Queensland.
The CSIRO is allocating $35 million in funding to space technology and artificial intelligence, via its Future Science Platforms (FSP) portfolio.
RapidAIM, a company spun out of the CSIRO, has raised $1.25 million from Main Sequence Ventures to fund trials of its real-time fruit fly monitoring system.
Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, an astrophysicist based at the CSIRO, has been named Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador.
IBM, the CSIRO’s Data61, and law firm Herbert Smith Freehills have teamed up to develop the Australian National Blockchain (ANB), a large-scale, publicly available blockchain solution designed for Australian legal compliance.
Having kicked off the round last year, the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures has led a $3.75 million Series A round for edutech startup Intersective.
After announcing plans for the launch of an Australian space agency last September, the Australian Government is set to announce $50 million in funding to establish the organisation in Tuesday’s Budget.