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25 Sep 2023

Seeing Machines

10 Nov 2022


Hysata are an Australian start-up company developing alkaline water electrolysers based on a new cell architecture.
9 Nov 2022

Materials Informatics 2023-2033

IDTechEx Report: Sam Dale
13 Oct 2022

Human Brain Cells in a Dish Learn to Play Pong

A Melbourne-led team has for the first time shown that 800,000 brain cells living in a dish can perform goal-directed tasks - in this case the simple tennis-like computer game, Pong. Now they are going to find out what happens when their DishBrain is affected by medicines and alcohol.
22 Sep 2022

Titanium Alloy, Highest Strength of Any 3-D Printed Metals to Date

A world-first study has demonstrated how cutting-edge 3D-printing techniques can be used to produce an ultra strong commercial titanium alloy - a significant leap forward for the aerospace, space, defence, energy and biomedical industries.
6 Jul 2022

Low Temperature Nanoparticle Ink

A simple and versatile nanoparticle ink could help next-generation perovskite solar cells to be printed at scale and become the dominant force in commercial photovoltaics. Made from tin oxide, the ink is created with just one key step at relatively low temperature using microwave technology, and without any need for further purification. It's then used in solar cells to help selectively transport electrons, a crucial step in generating electricity.
1 Jun 2022


15 Nov 2021

Melbourne Could Provide 74% of Electricity Needs with Solar

New modelling, on a scale ranging from individual structures through to neighbourhoods and an entire city, has shown that buildings in the City of Melbourne could provide 74% of their own electricity needs if solar technology is fully integrated into roofs, walls and windows.
14 Sep 2021

Spoonful of Sugar for Longer Lasting Lithium Sulfur Batteries

Simply by adding sugar, researchers have created a longer-lasting, lighter, more sustainable rival to the lithium-ion batteries that are essential for aviation, electric vehicles and submarines.
14 Jul 2021

A Growing Interest in Vanadium, But Competition is Keeping The Pace

The Vanadium Redox Flow Battery (VRFB) has been the first redox flow battery to be commercialized and to bring light to the flow battery technology. In the latest update of the IDTechEx report, "Redox Flow Batteries 2021-2031", a substantial forward-looking approach has been assumed in forecasting the trend of adoption of this technology, with a multi-billion market size in 2031.
5 May 2021

New Robot Technology for Apple Growers

New autonomous robotic technology has the potential to become the 'apple of my eye' for Australia's food industry as it deals with labour shortages and an increased demand for fresh produce.
29 Mar 2021

Scientists Create Model of an Early Human Embryo from Skin Cells

In a discovery that will revolutionize research into the causes of early miscarriage, infertility and the study of early human development - an international team of scientists has generated a model of a human embryo from skin cells.
31 Dec 2020

Ideal Quantum Dot Size for Peak Solar Panel Performance

Scientists in Australia have developed a process for calculating the perfect size and density of quantum dots needed to achieve record efficiency in solar panels.
1 Oct 2020

Opening Eyes to a Frontier in Vision Restoration

A revolutionary cortical vision device that could one day help restore vision to the blind, is being prepared for world-first human clinical trials in Melbourne.
6 Aug 2020

World's Smallest Imaging Device has Heart Disease in Focus

A team of researchers has used 3D micro-printing to develop the world's smallest, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.
25 May 2020

3D Printed System Speeds up Solar Cell Testing from Hours to Minutes

Tests on new designs for next-generation solar cells can now be done in hours instead of days thanks to a new system incorporating 3D-printed key components.
29 Apr 2020

Windows to Generate Electricity Following Solar Cell Breakthrough

Semi-transparent solar cells that can be incorporated into window glass are a "game-changer" that could transform architecture, urban planning and electricity generation.
21 Apr 2020

Ultralight, Flexible and Wearable Solar Cells

An ultralight flexible solar cell, 10 times thinner than the width of a human hair, could hold the key to promising power sources for future wearable technology.
6 Apr 2020

World's First Ultrasound Biosensor

The ability to accurately monitor drug levels and biological molecules inside patients in real time has remained largely elusive. Most of the implantable monitors invented so far rely on high tech and expensive detectors such as CT scans or MRI. Using ultrasound - which is cheap and portable - as a means to track a disease state as in response of a tumour to a new drug or the risk of a heart attack with the rise of a diagnostic protein called troponin has always been more a Blue Sky than reality.
24 Feb 2020


redT is a company listed on the London Stock Exchange that has spent the last 20 years developing a vanadium redox flow battery for stationary applications.