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Data startup Lumin Sports raises $650,000 for international expansion

- January 28, 2020 2 MIN READ

Performance data startup Lumin Sports has raised $650,000 through private investment to drive commercial expansion in 2020. The South Australian company’s software platform was launched in 2018 through a collaboration with global tech giant Dimension Data and World Tour cycling team NTT Pro Cycling (formerly Team Dimension Data). The technology, which interprets complex technical and… Read more »

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South Australian mapping startup Aerometrex goes 3D following IPO

- January 17, 2020 2 MIN READ

Aerial mapper Aerometrex has released two new services for its flagship metropolitan mapping service following a successful stock exchange debut. Based in Adelaide, South Australia, the newly listed company (ASX: AMX) has built 3D modelling into its MetroMap subscription service as well as launching its own high-flying camera to capture the images. Aerometrex Managing Director… Read more »

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Adelaide’s space sector is shooting for the stars with some heavy hitters

- December 30, 2019 3 MIN READ

South Australia’s space industry has grown from infancy to adolescence in the 12 months since it was announced that the Australian Space Agency would be headquartered in Adelaide. The December 2018 Federal Government announcement has been a dose of rocket fuel for the local industry, attracting global companies, major investment and inspiring Adelaide’s space startup… Read more »

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Chinese investors back $45 million fund for South Australian biotech

- December 11, 2019 2 MIN READ

Emerging South Australian biotechnologies will be accelerated through a Chinese-backed AU$45 million investment fund aimed at commercialising health research for the global market. The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund is backed by a group of private investors based in Nanjing, China. The group is led by Mr An LuFan, Executive Director of D&R Pharmaceuticals, one… Read more »

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Google’s former engineering director now has a startup career as sea ‘doctor’

- November 27, 2019 2 MIN READ

Ex-Googler Alan Noble is now studying ocean health.   The former engineering director of Google Australia is adapting off-the-shelf technology to help the world tackle the issues facing our oceans. Founded by former Google engineering director Alan Noble and ecologist professor Sean Connell, Australian Ocean Lab (AusOcean) is a not-for-profit organisation based in South Australia that is… Read more »

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A US space startup is setting up in Adelaide’s Lot 14

- September 30, 2019 2 MIN READ

Myriota’s Dr Alex Grant and Dr David Haley have partnered with Californian company Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems. Photo: Rosina Possingham. American company Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems will establish a manufacturing facility for the integration and testing of space vehicles in South Australia. Announced today during the 8th Space Forum Adelaide, the Californian company will move into Lot Fourteen, the innovation… Read more »