Displaying items by tag: CSIRO

A new online bushfire best practice guide on how to improve the bushfire resilience of Australian homes and gardens has been launched by Australia’s national science agency CSIRO.

Published in Climate
Tuesday, 05 October 2021 12:15

Landmark trial eliminates pest mosquito

An international collaboration between Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, University of Queensland (UQ), Verily Life Sciences, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and James Cook University (JCU) has shown a bacteria can successfully sterilise and eradicate the invasive, disease carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito which is responsible for spreading dengue, yellow fever and Zika. 

Published in Health

CSIRO robot experts at this year’s world leading robotics competition, Robot Olympics, have emerged victorious, claiming the top two spot and beating teams from NASA JPL/MIT, California Institute of Technology, and Carnegie Mellon University.

Published in Government Tech

A Brisbane-based team of robotics experts from the CSIRO will represent Australia and the Southern Hemisphere at the grand final of world’s leading robotics competition to be held in the United States this month.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 25 August 2021 12:07

Scientists evaluate impact of COVID-19 travel bans

Australian scientists have modelled a way to determine how many cases of COVID-19 could be travelling on any international flight, based on data from the first six months of the pandemic, which they say could help Australian authorities make decisions about incoming international travel. 

Published in Health

Secure and enterprise information management The Citadel Group has signed a three-year agreement with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to deliver secure and cloud-based information management for the agency.

Published in Deals

Canberra-based AI compliance software specialist Castlepoint Systems has successfully completed its $3 million series A funding round.

Published in Development
Wednesday, 05 May 2021 01:31

Space startup Quasar takes off with CSIRO tech

New Australian space startup Quasar Satellite Technologies is set to revolutionise space communication, allowing ground stations to talk to hundreds of satellites at once using technology developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

ICT vendor Fujitsu has appointed Katherine (Kathy) Cakarnis to the role of vice president for ANZ customer industry engagement, and Nicole Forrester to the newly created role of head of ANZ office of purpose.

Published in People Moves

The CSIRO founded deep tech investment fund Main Sequence has completed a capital raising of $250 milion for its second fund to help it continue its mission aimed at solving the world’s biggest problems in health, food, space, and industrial productivity, by turning science and research into breakthrough companies.

Published in Strategy

Australian lithium-ion battery manufacturer Energy Renaissance has announced that it will develop a defence-grade cybersecure Battery Management System (BMS) for its superStorage family of batteries that are to be manufactured in Tomago, NSW.

Published in Energy

The award for the best science paper of the year, given by the prestigious Science journal, has been given to a team of scientists led by CSIRO astronomer Dr Keith Bannister.

Published in Space
Monday, 08 February 2021 11:35

CSIRO, Swinburne plan hydrogen vehicle refueller

The Victorian Government is funding the Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2), which will operate in collaboration with CSIRO and Swinburne University of Technology. An early project is the development of a vehicle refuelling station at Clayton.

Published in Energy

Australia is to develop a nationally consistent bushfire modelling and prediction capability under a new agreement between the CSIRO’s data and digital specialist arm Data61 and the National Council for Fire and Emergency Services (AFAC).

Published in Climate

Regional Australia Bank has announced completion of integration and deployment of Biza.io’s Consumer Data Right (CDR) solution in just three months, enabling participation in information sharing with the Big Four banks through the new open banking system which went live in July.

Published in Market

Researchers from Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, say they have developed new implantable devices with machine learning that can help to prevent seizures and monitor patients after brain surgery.

Published in Health

The CSIRO's Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder, a radio telescope that has few equals in the world, has been used to conduct a survey of the entire southern sky in record speed and detail, creating a new atlas of the universe.

Published in Space

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