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.
Telehealth startup Coviu, which spun out of the CSIRO’s Data61 arm, has raised $1 million in funding from Main Sequence Ventures, managers of the CSIRO’s $200 million innovation fund.
The CSIRO has announced an expansion of its long-running partnership with Boeing that will see the two organisations perform joint research and development in space technologies.
FluroSat has raised $1.5 million from the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures, AirTree Ventures, and a group of strategic investors in the agricultural space led by Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) to help further develop its technology.
CSIRO’s $200 million Innovation Fund, managed by Main Sequence Ventures, has made investments into companies Q-Ctrl, Intersective, Morse Micro, and Maxwell MRI.
CSIRO has unveiled a new AI-powered eye screening solution that enables general practitioners (GPs) to test diabetic patients for diabetic retinopathy.
Energy Australia has partnered with Redback Technologies to launch the Redback Smart Hybrid System, a renewable energy system used to control energy usage.
ANU has announced a 10 year plan to expand upon its existing engineering and computer science program, as a response to the rising trend of AI.
The CSIRO has this week launched M2, a new facility that will help emerging medical technology companies and researchers commercialise their ideas.