Calix Ltd has developed a low emissions technology for processing carbonate minerals, particularly magnesite (magnesium carbonate), to magnesia (magnesium oxide). Their scientists asked the AMMRF at the University of Sydney to examine the structure of magnesite from their South Australian mine and the processed material from their pilot plant in Victoria. Among other findings the data revealed nano-crystalline magnesia and suggested to Calix that this processed product could have anti-microbial properties. As a direct result of this work the company is now bringing a range of new anti-microbial and water treatment products to the market.
Hazer Group was established in 2010 from technology developed at UWA to produce clean hydrogen and high-grade synthetic graphite from natural gas and iron ore. Its development depended on AMMRF microscopy @ UWA. They have announced the successful
Prof. Tony Weiss from the University of Sydney in conjunction with Elastagen Pty Ltd has been awarded a $1million Translation Award from the Wellcome Trust to fast track their elastin-based synthetic skin to clinical trials. They will refine and
The World Health Organization (WHO) is to provide funding to spin-out company, Vaxxas, so it can develop the NanopatchTM for polio vaccination. WHO will fund pre-clinical studies and the development of good manufacturing practices. Following the