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Supercharging Australia’s lithium-ion battery recycling industry

Supercharging Australia’s lithium-ion battery recycling industry

Australia could have $3.1 billion industry in lithium-ion battery recycling, according to a new report. Lithium-ion batteries are in everything from laptops and mobile phones to electric vehicles and large-scale battery storage plants. And the global demand is growing. But what happens to lithium-ion batteries when they die? It’s an important question for Australia: the world’s largest..
ORIX Australia again recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

ORIX Australia again recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

Sydney, Australia – March 9, 2021 –ORIX Australia (ORIX) prioritises diversity and inclusion as a key business imperative, so it was rewarding to achieve the coveted Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation from the federal government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for the second consecutive year. The award recognises our active commitment to achieving gender equality..
Boosting Female Founders Initiative – Round 2

Boosting Female Founders Initiative – Round 2

Funding for female founders of startup businesses to scale their startups into domestic and global markets The program will provide targeted support on a co-contribution basis to female founders of startup businesses (startups) to scale into domestic and global markets. The program will also provide expert mentoring and advice to meritorious applicants. The Australian Government..
Multilingual Innovation Challenge

Multilingual Innovation Challenge

Can you improve the public transport experience for customers not fluent in English?  Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is challenging innovators to help non-English speaking residents and visitors to confidently plan and use the NSW public transport network with digital resources made available in their language. There is a $90K pool of seed funding for successful applicants. There..
Cochlear receives FDA clearance of Baha 6 Max, industry’s smallest 55 dB sound processor now with direct Android streaming

Cochlear receives FDA clearance of Baha 6 Max, industry’s smallest 55 dB sound processor now with direct Android streaming

LONE TREE, Colo., March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announces the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the new Cochlear™ Baha® 6 Max Sound Processor, designed to improve hearing outcomes for people with SSD (single-sided deafness), conductive or mixed hearing loss. With a fitting range of..
Schneider Electric Advances Corporate Climate Action with Global Supply Chain Decarbonisation Service

Schneider Electric Advances Corporate Climate Action with Global Supply Chain Decarbonisation Service

Schneider Electric, the global leader in energy management, automation, and sustainability, today announced an enhanced global supply chain decarbonisation service designed to help organisations address the significant emissions volume contained in their value chains. The announcement comes on the heels of the company’s new ambition to increase its own efforts to decarbonize its supply chain,..
Special Forum: Macquarie Park Innovation District

Special Forum: Macquarie Park Innovation District

Earlier last month Macquarie University’s Chancellor, Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, and Vice-Chancellor, Professor S Bruce Dowton, hosted a luncheon forum for a group of business leaders from the Macquarie Park Innovation District (MPID). Dr Parkinson addressed representatives from a range of sectors, including healthcare, technology, automation, medtech, transport and logistics, and developers, on how..