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Cutting-edge design with a conscience

14 Dec 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

Designer Brodie Neill has taken his childhood passion for furniture-making and turned it into an international career, creating innovative pieces that could help to save the oceans.

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New glue seals wounds in seconds

7 Dec 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

Australian scientists have invented a gel that seals wounds and stops bleeding – both internally and externally – within 60 seconds. The breakthrough glue has the potential to revolutionise emergency ...

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This is rocket science

30 Nov 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

Australia is blasting off into the space age, thanks to Flavia Tata Nardini. Her company, Fleet Space Technologies, is creating what she calls a “digital nervous system” in space, launching hundreds ...

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From space beer and satellites to self-driving cars

23 Nov 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

With inventions that led him to NASA and Toyota via the world’s first space beer, Dr Alex Green is proof of one thing – the future of Australian innovation sits centre on the world stage.

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Burning Bright

16 Nov 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

With a fusion of French savoir-faire and Australian can-do attitude and creativity, Elise Pioch Balzac has built a global luxury candle business taking Australian native ingredients to the world. Mais ...

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Turning back time

9 Nov 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

It might sound like science fiction but Australian scientist and entrepreneur David Sinclair is determined to slow the ageing process and revolutionise medicine and healthcare. He strongly believes th ...

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Australian startup set to revolutionise remote satellite connectivity

2 Nov 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

An Adelaide-based startup with a growing fleet of small satellites and patented signals processing software plans to help businesses in remote locations worldwide affordably access the Internet of Thi ...

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The science of disney

26 Oct 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

Disney animator and engineer Yasser Hamed is at the cutting-edge of film animation technology, blurring the lines between science and art.

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Elliatt: Australian fashion flies high in China

23 Oct 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

After a chance meeting on a plane, Australian business women Katie Pratt and Amy Li have grown their fashion label Elliatt into a global success. Their designs are stocked in 1,200 stores around the w ...

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Dayong Jin: Harnessing light for a healthcare revolution

18 Oct 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

From portable diagnostic tools that will allow people to monitor their health in real time, to nanoparticles that can detect and shine a light on at-risk cells before they become cancerous, Professor ...

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Eric Reynolds: How Australian dairy milk is saving the world’s teeth

18 Oct 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

For inventing and commercialising Recaldent, Professor Eric Reynolds receives the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation.

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Jian Yang: Unravelling the complexity of height, intelligence, obesity and schizophrenia

18 Oct 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

Jian Yang has created pioneering new techniques to unravel that complexity and solve the ‘missing heritability paradox’.

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Jenny Graves: What can kangaroos and platypus tell us about sex and humanity?

18 Oct 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

Professor Jenny Graves AO has transformed our understanding of how humans and all vertebrate animals evolved and function.

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Sally Dunwoodie: A simple treatment to reduce birth defects

12 Oct 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

In what could be one of the most significant discoveries in pregnancy research in decades, Australian scientists have discovered a previously unknown cause of birth defects and miscarriages. And that’ ...

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Stephen Page: Keeping culture strong

5 Oct 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

He’s one of the longest standing artistic directors in Australia, but Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Stephen Page has nothing but fresh ideas and enthusiasm for the future of Australia’s leading Aboriginal ...

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Betty Tran: A cross cultural couture journey

28 Sep 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

Since launching her fashion brand in 2012, Betty Tran has built a global empire fuelled by glamorous gowns and a commitment to giving back. The Vietnamese-Australian designer is renowned for her red c ...

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Paul Dastoor: In sunshine or in shadow

21 Sep 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

Professor Paul Dastoor leads a team of 30 researchers who have shown that sheets of transparency plastic printed solar panels with light-absorbing electronic inks can conduct electricity. This technol ...

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Finger Limes: Pearls of the Forest

14 Sep 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

After decades perfecting the farming of tiny native Australian finger limes in a rainforest clearing a farmer trod the streets of Melbourne and Sydney to bring the native fruit to the best restaurants ...

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Australian gamers training astronauts

7 Sep 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

A virtual reality (VR) game developed by award-winning Australian company Opaque Media is being used by NASA to train its astronauts for future space missions. The space agency’s Hybrid Reality Labora ...

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Ray Harrington: Man v Weeds

1 Sep 2017 Australia Unlimited feature

A Western Australian farmer is leading the charge in the global war on weeds with innovative technology that is now being used on farms internationally.

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