Steven Bartlett
Quantum Computing

University of Sydney scores $18.4 million from the federal government to launch ‘Quantum Australia’

- April 30, 2024 2 MIN READ

The University of Sydney as won an $18.368 million grant to build a national industry hub, Quantum Australia, for the quantum computing sector. The federal funding over four years for up to 75% of the cost of the centre, which is charged with raising awareness of quantum technology, fostering collaboration between industry and universities, encouraging… Read more »

Professor Anita Ho-Baillie
Climate Tech

Breakthrough solar panel startup SunDrive teams up with Sydney University on $2.78 million research project

- January 6, 2023 3 MIN READ

A University of Sydney Professor developing cutting edge solar technology has received $2.78 million in research funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to commercial the idea in a partnership with Sydney startup SunDrive. Professor Ho-Baillie, the John Hooke Chair of Nanoscience at the university’s the School of Physics and Sydney Nano Hub, is… Read more »

Other tech

Australian-designed electric air ambulances are set to hit the sky by 2023

- November 26, 2020 2 MIN READ

Sydney startup AMSL Aero has built a battery-powered Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft with a cruising speed of 300kmh that could hit the skies as an air ambulance in 2023. The Vertiia eVTOL prototype, developed in conjunction with University of Sydney researchers and Australian aeromedical company, CareFlight, can travel at twice the speed… Read more »