Sydney-based SME LLEAF has secured a global distributor for its innovative light-spectra-shifting agricultural film, shown to boost crop yields by up to 20%.
Australian food and beverage manufacturers: apply by 18 February 2022 for grants of up to $25,000 to boost energy-efficiency and adopt new energy technologies under the latest round of the federal government’s Energy Efficient Communities program.
Woolworths Group has begun constructing its first-ever automated ‘customer fulfilment centre’ in Auburn, Western Sydney.
Charles Darwin University has been awarded more than $2 million in federal funds to establish a Renewable Energy Microgrid Hub, which will lead research to develop reliable, cost-effective, eco-friendly power systems.
RAMPP is a six-year, $50 million federal government program aimed at increasing the resilience and reliability of power supply for regional and remote communities.
UNSW renewables experts Alistair Sproul and Renate Egan weigh in on the future of energy generation, from solar voltaics to wind farms to battery storage.
Creating low-cost sensor labels to record food freshness, finding new ‘circular’ solutions via micro-recycling, and extending the lifespan of next-gen solar cell materials are among 10 UNSW projects nominated for the 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Under its Modern Manufacturing Initiative, the Australian Government is offering $800m in grant funding for large-scale collaborative projects in priority manufacturing areas, including food and beverages.
WA’s Peel Business Park, site of the soon-to-be-built WA Food Innovation Precinct, is seeking expressions of interest from agrifood and ancillary businesses keen to carve their own footprints in the precinct.
The world’s first clear solar glass greenhouse is up and running at Murdoch University’s grains research precinct. Renowned geneticist Professor Chengdao Li and his team will use the facility to develop new breeding technologies for use in commercial cropping.