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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....

Winners of Venture Catalyst funding announced

Winners of Venture Catalyst funding announced

Monday, 17 November 2014. Winners of Venture Catalyst funding announcedTwo student startups out of UniSA have been awarded $100,000 seed funding in an initiative to boost local entrepreneurship. myEvidence is an app for gathering digital evidence to modernise and improve the efficiency of police...

Three-week festival to celebrate the start-up community in Adelaide

Three-week festival to celebrate the start-up community in Adelaide

14 October 2014. Start-up Spring is an Australia-wide festival of events and activities to encourage more Australians to get involved with, and be excited by, entrepreneurialism and technology. Read more at Adelaide Now.

Why South Australia’s ITEK just patented its latest invention three times

Why South Australia’s ITEK just patented its latest invention three times

13 October 2014. BRW reports on why ITEK has patented its latest invention three times, with CEO Stephen Rodda interviewed. Read the article here.

ITEK at TECHINNOVATION 2014

ITEK at TECHINNOVATION 2014

23 September 2014. Commercial Managers Peter Harriss (pictured) and JC Tan are exhibiting ITEK technologies at TECHINNOVATION 2014 in Singapore.