On August 28, a SpaceX rocket will blast off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, carrying supplies bound for the International Space Station. But also on board will be a small satellite that represents a giant leap into space for our research program here in Western Australia. Our satellite, called Binar-1 after the Noongar word for… Read more »
A satellite designed and built by staff and students from Curtin University’s Space Science and Technology Centre (SSTC) is set to head to space this week aboard the SpaceX mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The Binar-1 CubeSat is Western Australia’s first home-grown satellite and will be part of the cargo aboard the SpaceX… Read more »
The Royal Automobile Club of WA’s seed capital fund BetterLabs Ventures, has tipped another $20 million into the kitty of the $3 million fund it launched in 2018. The initial success of the fund, which received more 150 applications and made four investments – Power Ledger, Complete Home Filtration, and SpacetoCo – in its first… Read more »
Sitting at the corners of fan engagement, content and gamification, QuizJam gives clubs and organisations another channel to integrate a sponsor’s message into game-based campaigns.
The WA government has launched a state STEM skills strategy to help students and the current workforce alike develop science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) skills to prepare for “the jobs of the future”.
Perth startup Tap into Safety helps companies train staff on workplace safety and monitor staff mental health
Tap into Safety was founded by Susanne and Geoff Bahn in 2014 after decades spent looking at health and safety in the workplace from different angles.
The idea for Speqs and its virtual try on solution came from cofounder Bjorn Russell’s experience playing around with the L’Oreal Makeup Genius app.
Perth and Darwin tech projects among funding recipients through government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program
Fifty-two projects across Australia have received funding through the first round of the government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, with grants totalling $28.5 million.
The WA Government will be offering $16.7 million in grants towards startups, while $19 million will go towards STEM skills, according to the State Budget.
Aiming to play a part in building “more technology businesses that should be built, not just the ones that can be built” is Dapper Ventures, an initiative of Perth development agency Dapper Apps.
Winning the Talent Unleashed Award for Most Disruptive CIO/CTO was validation of 25 years’ work for Russell Francis
Sitting through an induction day may not be the most exciting part of starting a new job or getting up to date training in a role, but it’s a necessary part of the process. Forget sitting in a dull room with a stack of paperwork, though – like many other things in today’s world, this… Read more »
Credi is working with lenders and borrowers who don’t traditionally see themselves in those terms – friends and family who simply lend each other money.
While some Australians may be slugging it out at inner-city auctions, willing to pay $1 million for a one bedroom apartment, a growing number are heading further out to start fresh, picking up parcels of land on which to build their own dream home. However, a piece of land isn’t exactly a clean slate –… Read more »
Perth-based startup StopRotor is developing an aeroplane-helicopter hybrid capable of reaching higher speeds and longer flight times than a helicopter.
Perth startup QuizJam sought to go beyond the consumer market early, creating a QuizJam for Teams platform for organisations.