Face ID for Cows wins Startup World Bank Award

Perth-based startup MoooFarm has won a global award for its work with rural dairy farmers in India… The recent Apollo anniversary reminded us that there was far less computer power on those 1960s spaceships than exists in your phone. These days, phones are less known for making calls than a myriad of other computer-like activity,…

REX turns the screw to raise $1.15M

Perth based medical startup REX Ortho Screw has raised $1.15 million from local private investors… Set up in 2017, local orthopaedic medical device company REX Ortho is developing a removable, expandable orthopaedic screw. The device looks to benefit patients who require complex surgeries, especially those with poor bone quality. The journey that founders Dr Matt Oldakowski and Intan Oldakowska embarked on…

Can Space be an affordable frontier?

What does a high flying university professor, a team of scientists and engineers have to do with startups and innovation..? Startup News recently sat down with one of two joint winners of the 2019 Premier’s Scientist of the Year award, John Curtin Distinguished Professor Phil Bland, to talk about his achievements. With the recent 50th anniversary of…

The Qantas Safety Conference 10th October, 2017

“I never got to meet my brother in law; he was 18; he committed suicide”.   A particularly solemn opening start to the QANTAS Safety Conference 2017, and indeed it seems the purview of safety is much farther reaching than meets the eye.   Commencing on the salient note of mental illness, both the introduction…

Leadership in Project Management: A Perspective from H. Thai

Author’s note: Thank you to Mr Tony Holmwood for partaking in an interview to discuss a new perspective in leadership and cognitive development. Leadership in Project Management: A Perspective from Henry Thai          Leadership in Project Management is a culmination of a number of factors, combining aspects of management (“technical”, as described in Dr Ehssan…