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GSK puts Australian researchers on Discovery Fast Track

GSK puts Australian researchers on Discovery Fast Track

21 March 2019: Professors Tom Gonda and Richard D’Andrea from the University of South Australia will work together with GSK scientists to test GSK compound libraries against a target protein that plays a role in a number of different cancers. It has been shown to be critical in acute myeloid...

Groundbreaking female astronaut joins Myriota board

Groundbreaking female astronaut joins Myriota board

26 February 2019: Myriota today announced that former NASA astronaut and ex-DARPA Deputy Director of the Tactical Technology Office, Pamela Melroy, has joined its board as a non-executive director.

SolarReserve teams with Heliostat SA

SolarReserve teams with Heliostat SA

18 September 2018: Companies form partnership to support manufacture of over 12,000 massive mirror assemblies in South Australia for the Aurora Solar Energy Project

UniSA wins funding for research into cancer, ageing, alcohol abuse and 3D bioprinting for medical use

UniSA wins funding for research into cancer, ageing, alcohol abuse and 3D bioprinting for medical use

13 August 2018: The University of South Australia has been awarded more than $2.6 million in the latest round of Federal Government funding to further research into Australia’s most critical health issues.

Carina Biotech awarded $2.1m

Carina Biotech awarded $2.1m

31 July 2018: Adelaide’s Carina Biotech has been awarded a $2.1 million Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Program grant to continue its groundbreaking work developing new cell therapies to treat solid, pediatric and rare cancers.

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

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 Innov8 and...

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...

SA university innovation to give back control to people with disability

SA university innovation to give back control to people with disability

1 February 2018: A wireless hand controller designed in collaboration by researchers, students and experts from the University of South Australia, Flinders University and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital to give people with a range of conditions from cerebral palsy to arthritis more control, is...

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 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.