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Nanosatellite IoT startup Myriota closes US$15 million Series A round with global investors

Nanosatellite IoT startup Myriota closes US$15 million Series A round with global investors

Media release: 27 March 2018 Myriota, global leader in nanosatellite internet of things (IoT) connectivity, has closed a US$15 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Australian VC firms Main Sequence Ventures and Blue Sky Venture Capital and included Boeing HorizonX Ventures, Singtel...

Australian biotech company launched with AU$7m investment to develop therapies for treating obesity

Australian biotech company launched with AU$7m investment to develop therapies for treating obesity

19 Feb 2018: Cincera Therapeutics Pty Ltd (“Cincera”) has launched with an AU$7 million venture capital commitment from the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF). The Company has been founded to develop new therapies to target conditions relating to an unhealthy Western diet, including...

UniSA spin-out Myriota

UniSA spin-out, Myriota, named best new business at Telstra 2017 SA Business Awards

12 July 2017: South Australian Internet of Things (IoT) company, Myriota, born out of advanced technologies developed at UniSA’s Institute for Telecommunications Research, has taken out the New Business award at this year’s South Australian Telstra Business Awards.

UniSA spearheads innovative Ventures in China

UniSA spearheads innovative Ventures in China

29 January 2018: This week, the University of South Australia will become the first Australian university to have a technology transfer office in China’s most vibrant industrial development hub, Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). 

UniSA Leads information innovation

UniSA Leads information innovation

12 July 2016. The University of South Australia’s enterprising approach to research, digital innovation and industry engagement has been acknowledged with a haul of category wins and a merit at the 2016 Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) SA and NT iAwards.

Ferronova’s magnet cancer detection device draws investors

Ferronova’s magnet cancer detection device draws investors

21 June 2016. A NEW spin-out company will receive funding support from international partners to commercialise a locally-developed medical device that helps in easier detection of cancers using magnetic tracers. Read more at Adelaide Now.

Innovative local startups share in $100,000 Venture Catalyst grants

Innovative local startups share in $100,000 Venture Catalyst grants

08 June 2016. A gas turbine engine with the potential to be carbon neutral and keep homes running completely off the grid, and new software designed to streamline retail tenancies in shopping centres are the two local start-ups set to get a boost from this year’s UniSA Venture Catalyst grants....

Myriota’s big plans for its smart blue box

Myriota’s big plans for its smart blue box

31 May 2016. AN Adelaide start-up that has developed satellite technology encapsulated within a low-cost, pocket-sized blue box, will aim to raise up to $20 million by the end of the year to launch its product globally. Read more at Adelaide Now.

New medical implant coating fights infection from within

New medical implant coating fights infection from within

23 February 2015. University of South Australia researchers are developing new technology to reduce the risk of post-operative infection in biomedical implants such as hip and knee replacements. With more than 90,000 hip and knee replacements performed in Australia in 2014, and the country’s...

UniSA Design Student Wins ITEK Commercial Award

UniSA Design Student Wins ITEK Commercial Award

15 December 2015. Nirmal Menon was presented with the ITEK Commercial Student Award at the 2014 Smallacombe Damn Fine Design exhibition.The exhibition showcased the work of graduating students from UniSA’s Master of Design (Industrial Design) and Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) programs....