Posts tagged Advanced Manufacturing
Hacking tech to bring healthcare to the world

Australian scientist David Putrino mixes physiotherapy, neuroscience and technology to develop low-cost healthcare solutions that are easily accessible for under-served people around the world. He has helped design prosthetic arms for refugees in war-torn South Sudan and developed affordable virtual reality rehabilitation devices that can be purchased online.

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Australian science behind market-first plastic mirror

In transport industries, metal and glass are increasingly being replaced by lightweight yet durable plastic parts, which can be easily moulded into dynamic shapes, and don’t shatter on impact. Capitalising on this transition, Australian scientists have developed a market-first plastic wing-mirror that has led to US$162 million worth of sales to Ford.

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Nanotechnology and luxury watches an innovative Australian partnership

In 2015, Bausele became the first Australian luxury watch brand to be invited to Baselworld in Switzerland – the world’s largest and most prestigious luxury watch and jewellery expo. Its success is, in part, thanks to a partnership with nanotechnologists at Flinders University and a unique new material called Bauselite.

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