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Sixteen Australian SMEs awarded Accelerating Commercialisation grants

January 24, 2019 • NewsComments (0)

Sixteen small businesses across Australia will share in almost $10 million in funding to take their products to market and create new high skilled jobs. A new manufacturing facility for production of fire retardant panels for marine vessels, commercial trials of a lightweight robotic arm for the unmanned underwater vehicle industry, and implementation

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New tenancy arrangements to create up to 100 advanced manufacturing jobs in Benalla munitions facility  

January 24, 2019 • NewsComments (0)

Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has announced that up to 100 new advanced manufacturing jobs will be created at the Government owned munitions facility in Benalla Victoria, thanks to a new approach to the long-term tenancy arrangements. Mr Pyne said

Australian Made calls on shoppers to buy Aussie on Australia Day

January 24, 2019 • NewsComments (0)

The Australian Made Campaign is once again reminding shoppers to support local manufacturers, farmers and retailers this Australia Day. Australian Made Campaign Chief Executive, Ben Lazzaro, said Australia Day provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate all

Swinburne to participate in national Industry 4.0 Testlabs pilot program

January 23, 2019 • NewsComments (0)

Swinburne University of Technology has been selected to participate in a new national pilot program designed to prepare businesses for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The national Industry 4.0 Testlabs network will involve six Australian universities

Rheinmetall, BAE Systems to establish a UK based combat vehicles JV

January 23, 2019 • NewsComments (0)

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems will create a joint UK based military vehicle design, manufacturing and support business that will sustain over 400 jobs in the UK. The new Joint Venture, to be headquartered at BAE Systems’ facility in Telford, England, will be

AusCann’s Chilean JV to kick off crop cultivation with Khiron Life Sciences

January 23, 2019 • NewsComments (0)

Australian medicinal cannabis company AusCann has announced that its 50:50 Chilean joint venture, DayaCann, will commence its first third party cannabis cultivation activity with Canadian listed medical cannabis company Khiron Life Sciences. It follows the

Bosch to trial cutting-edge automated vehicle technology in rural Victoria

January 22, 2019 • NewsComments (0)

Bosch has been granted Victoria’s first Automated Driving System (ADS) permit for on-road testing of highly automated driving systems. The company, which has been awarded $2.3 million from the Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) Trial Grants