Online tool aims to help elderly navigate aged care maze

A free online tool has been set up to help older Australians navigate the maze that is aged care in the country.

Positioning technology trials for spatial industry

Geoscience Australia and the Co-operative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) are jointly investing around $400,000 on a user trial and testing of a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for the spatial industry in Australia.

Flavia Tata Nardini, Fleet Space Technologies

Australian space start-up Fleet has raised $5 million in a Series funding round as it prepares to build and launch a constellation of nanosatellites which it says will ultimately connect the world’s 75 billion devices by 2025 for free.

Australian environment software used in Spain project

EnviroSuite, an Australian supplier of environmental monitoring software, has indicated that its software of the same name will be used in a project by the Spanish regional government of Asturias.

Funds raised to commercialise 'bionic eye' project

Retinal implant maker Bionic Vision Technologies (BVT) has raised US$18 million from Hong Kong entities China Huarong International Holdings and State Path Capital to commercialise a device aimed at restoring sight to the blind.

Power blackouts hit 3 million in Australia, NZ

Three million people across Australia and New Zealand were affected by more than 240 power outages in 2016 with New South Wales topping the list of Australian states for the third year in a row with 33 power outages.

HealthEngine raises $26.7m to fund market expansion

Australian online health directory and booking service HealthEngine has raised $26.7 million in a Series C funding round, to add to its product portfolio, expand into other markets, make acquisitions and boost staff numbers.

Qld Govt invests almost $2m in renewables energy tech development

The Queensland Government has invested nearly $2 million in renewables energy company Redback Technologies as part of its strategy to advance technology developments in the state.

Australian software aims to help reduce medical errors

Three-year-old Australian software firm XapiApps has recorded a measure of success in selling an application it has developed to a number of American hospitals, to help reduce the number of medical errors in the field.

World's biggest solar, battery storage project for SA

The Lyon Group will build the world's biggest solar and battery storage project in South Australia, with operations to commence by the end of the year.

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