IBM, the CSIRO’s Data61, and law firm Herbert Smith Freehills have teamed up to develop the Australian National Blockchain (ANB), a large-scale, publicly available blockchain solution designed for Australian legal compliance.
Having kicked off the round last year, the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures has led a $3.75 million Series A round for edutech startup Intersective.
After announcing plans for the launch of an Australian space agency last September, the Australian Government is set to announce $50 million in funding to establish the organisation in Tuesday’s Budget.
Telehealth startup Coviu, which spun out of the CSIRO’s Data61 arm, has raised $1 million in funding from Main Sequence Ventures, managers of the CSIRO’s $200 million innovation fund.
The CSIRO has announced an expansion of its long-running partnership with Boeing that will see the two organisations perform joint research and development in space technologies.
FluroSat has raised $1.5 million from the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures, AirTree Ventures, and a group of strategic investors in the agricultural space led by Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) to help further develop its technology.
CSIRO’s $200 million Innovation Fund, managed by Main Sequence Ventures, has made investments into companies Q-Ctrl, Intersective, Morse Micro, and Maxwell MRI.
CSIRO has unveiled a new AI-powered eye screening solution that enables general practitioners (GPs) to test diabetic patients for diabetic retinopathy.
Energy Australia has partnered with Redback Technologies to launch the Redback Smart Hybrid System, a renewable energy system used to control energy usage.
ANU has announced a 10 year plan to expand upon its existing engineering and computer science program, as a response to the rising trend of AI.
The CSIRO has this week launched M2, a new facility that will help emerging medical technology companies and researchers commercialise their ideas.
Agersens has developed eShepherd, a virtual shepherding platform for managing livestock through GPS-based collars attached to each animal.
The Sydney Opera House has announced a partnership with Energy Australia that will see the creation of a new industry think tank alongside CSIRO.
Bionic Vision Technologies a company working to create a ‘bionic eye’, has raised $23.5 million China Huarong International Holdings and State Path Capital.
The Queensland government has opened a startup precinct in Fortitude Valley, a place for entrepreneurs to “collaborate, collide, succeed and shine”.