CSIRO

  • Commonwealth Bank trials smart-money on blockchain

    A new type of smart money, powered by blockchain, has been successfully trialled by CSIRO’s Data61 and the Commonwealth Bank (CBA). The trial demonstrated that programmable money, could be used to help manage insurance payouts, budgeting and the management of trusts and charities in Australia. The technology was trialled...
  • CSIRO creates grain forecast app to help farmers

    Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO are now making mobile apps apparently. For the first time, Australian farmers can forecast grain yield at the touch of a button. Graincast allows growers to estimate yields ranging from a single paddock, right up to their entire farm. The app was developed by CSIRO...
  • CSIRO and Boeing sign new $35 Million research agreement

    Our best research organisation, the CSIRO is getting a massive boost with a new 5 year commitment with leading aeronautical company Boeing. The two businesses have committed to continue working together on a broad range of areas of mutual interest including space sciences, advanced materials and manufacturing. This continues a...
  • Mass production of Carbon Fibre solved by CSIRO and Deakin. Costs set to crash

    Australians are great at technology and science, with a long history that includes worldwide beneficial technologies like WiFi. Get ready to add another breakthrough to the list of successes for Australia. CSIRO and Deakin University claim to have, for the first time, created the capacity to produce carbon fibre...
  • $65,000 in prizes to the nation’s most innovative app ideas

    The Apps4Broadband competition was aimed at creating innovative applications and services that are enabled by next-generation broadband. Drawing upon the worldwide success and experience of application competitions and marketplaces in the mobile and web domains, Apps4Broadband explored and accelerated the discovery, promotion and adoption of new apps for the...