When it comes to innovation I often use the quote, sometimes attributed to Einstein, that “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result”.
The CSIRO asked more than 7000 creative, customers, experts, and the public to help identify what megatrends should guide Australia’s innovation agenda.
A biotech startup spun out of the University of Queensland has raised $40 million to help develop a drug, which may make some injection-based treatments obsolete.
'Cough into this phone, please': Perth startup's diagnosis app could change the way respiratory problems are detected7:21PM | Thursday, 16 July 2015 | Denham Sadler
Soon you’ll be able to self-diagnose that scratchy throat just by coughing into your smartphone, an Australian startup hopes.
An Australian startup aiming to revolutionise the international freight industry has secured $800,000 seed funding and is now looking to aggressively expand.
Straight-talking ANZ CTO Patrick Maes signals bank’s intent to partner with more Aussie fintech startups7:55PM | Friday, 10 July 2015 | Kye White
ANZ wants to build relationships with Australian fintech startups, so they can partner to solve global problems in the financial services industry.
Working for a large plaintiff law firm, Andrew Montesi regularly saw people unable to access justice because of high legal costs. He decided to do something about it.
This startup is trying to solve a very common and often infuriating problem faced by pretty much anyone who uses the internet.
Ordering supplies in the hospitality industry is a costly and time-consuming process. Melbourne startup Ooder wants to change that.
In a rapidly changing world, industries need to be agile and transformative, to provide high value-add and to recognise their place in a complex global supply chain.
Interestingly, more and more of the popular startups featured on Product Hoist are based outside of the traditional startup hubs Sydney and Melbourne.
Messaging platform Slack has been hailed as the next big thing in workplace productivity. Now a Melbourne-based startup is integrating its services into the platform and making outsourcing easier than ever before.
Opportunities for entrepreneurs to disrupt the health and pharmaceutical industries abound like never before, according to the head of a venture capital fund that has half of its portfolio in biotech.
3D printing has come to the rescue for one lucky dog in Queensland.
Training for the Commonwealth Games and launching a startup have more in common than people realise, according to Australia’s fastest hurdler.
A Sydney startup has developed a keyboard that adapts the signage on its keys according to the app being used at the time.
A company in the Netherlands is building a bridge across a canal in Amsterdam using 3D-printing robots.
Aussie startup Flirtey to conduct commercial drone deliveries in the US in partnership with NASA and Virginia Tech6:25PM | Thursday, 18 June 2015 | Broede Carmody
Sydney startup Flirtey will conduct the first commercial drone deliveries in the United States to be approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Australia faces some tough policy decisions to reshape its economy and prepare for an uncertain future.
Virgin founder Richard Branson is taking his commitment to the health and wellbeing of his employees to the next level by offering some staff in the London and Geneva offices of its Virgin Management division 12 months of paid parental leave.