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Archived October 2012

The Banksia Environmental Foundation has announced that UNSW's Professor Veena Sahajwalla has won its prestigious 2012 GE Eco Innovation Award for Individual Excellence.

The award cites Professor Sahajwalla as "one of the world's leading innovators in the field of sustainable materials...

Smart Sparrow, one of UNSW’s recent spin-off companies has won the $20,000 “High Growth Catalyst Award” at the recent Tech23 event in Sydney, Australia. Over 450 attendees, from start-ups and the innovation community, saw 23 early stage companies pitch their businesses at the event. Smart...

Last night at the Parliament House Theatre, the NSW Pearcy Awards were held to celebrate innovation in the ICT Industry within NSW.

This was the first time a “Pitching Contest” has been included in the Awards Night, involving 8 university student teams pitching for 3 minutes in front...

Innovation sometimes seems like the result of one Eureka moment, but that amazing OMG feeling when you realise the idea you are testing is, in fact, turning out the way you had imagined is simply another part of the long, hard research slog.

I have always been interested in innovations,...