In a feat of reinvention, Geelong’s manufacturing background is being transformed by innovative research and development projects.
Science and Technology
Grey Innovation is turning academic research into life-saving companies
Grey Innovation is a commercialisation technology company that extracts big ideas and research projects out of Australian universities and hospitals.
Melbourne tech startup Supp to help relieve hospitality’s biggest headache
Supp co-founder Jordan Murray and Kate Murray experienced one of the hospitality industry’s biggest pain points—finding and maintaining staff.
Victorian-based online retailer Kogan deemed most mobile ready
Melbourne-based online electronics retailer Kogan has been deemed the most mobile ready Australian brand.
Melbourne fintech Timelio helps SMEs to buy time
Small businesses can be caught out when dealing with corporate customers who demand generous payment terms, but a Melbourne fintech has the solution.
Victorian wheelmaker Carbon Revolution gains traction after raising capital
Victorian wheel manufacturer Carbon Revolution is on a roll after successfully raising capital in 2016, and is predicting growth in the years ahead.
Gekko Mining Services
Gekko is a Victorian firm that is blazing an international trial in the rapidly growing mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.
Scientists in Melbourne crack carbon fibre code
Researchers in Victoria have launched a new manufacturing facility which they believe will produce the strongest, lightest carbon fibre in the world.
University of Melbourne’s ‘sci-fi’ project set to save pharmaceutical industry millions
Researchers from the University of Melbourne have launched a groundbreaking project tipped to revolutionise how drugs are tested.
Melbourne startup Assembly Payments wins big in fintech sector
Assembly Payments has taken the entire fintech industry by surprise.
Melbourne women re-programming the IT sector
The global gender imbalance in the technology and digital industries has deprived many women of the chance to develop their full potential.
MimicTec hatches a new prototype to transform poultry farming
Victorian startup MimicTec has developed a prototype that takes it a step closer to transforming how chickens are farmed in Australia and the world.
Melbourne biotech company Opthea targets global eye health
A Melbourne company motivated to improve eye health is drawing on local scientific talent to make use of the multi-billion dollar biopharma industry.
Melbourne researchers improve diabetes treatment with snails
The secret to better diabetes treatment may have been found in the most unlikely of places –– snail venom.
Nation’s top innovators AgriWebb helping to create smarter farms
A fresh approach to usability and engagement is earning Melbourne startup AgriWebb industry accolades and loyal customers.
Homegrown success brings new hope for Parkinson’s disease patients
Melbourne's leading minds at the Florey Institute partner with Global Kinetics Corporation to develop a world first piece of tech.
Melbourne stem cell innovation paves the way for pain free futures for arthritis sufferers
Melbourne scientists are trialling a new stem cell treatment for arthritis that could improve quality of life of those suffering from the disorder.
Rubicon Water—Taking on the world’s water challenges
Long before Australia’s water scarcity challenges of today. Victorian company Rubicon Water was already working on solutions.