Cash Engineering Research company gains its revenue solely from the sale of air compression technology to massive multinationals based in the US and Europe. Its products are intellectual property (IP) - patents and know-how.
IP protection is a crucial component of success for all diagnostic tools. A great example of this is a bowel cancer blood test CSIRO recently developed in conjunction with Clinical Genomics, explains CSIRO Project lead Dr Trevor Lockett.
What does it take to lead a biotech start-up? Try nerves of steel, the patience of a saint, and a brains trust of PhDs and MBAs.
Bionomics Limited is set to launch a Phase 2 trial of its anti-anxiety drug BNC210 as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
How do you value biotech startups? It’s not easy. Conventional methods for normal companies rely on discounted cash flows - a fancy term for guessing how much future profit a business will make in today’s dollars.
GroundProbe former Chief operating officer (now Vice President Global Operations) David Noon have been conscious from day one of protecting IP rights. David advises organisations to seek early and robust patent advice, but sees patents as just one part of an overall business strategy. Here's why this company doesn't just rely only on a patent.
Brisbane-based UniQuest is Australia’s leading university commercialising entity, managing the intellectual property of The University of Queensland. It benchmarks in the top 10 percent globally for university-based technology transfer offices. Transfer of technology from academia to industry is vital to Australia's economy.
Aortic aneurysms are one of the leading causes of death in many industrialised countries including Australia and the United States of America. They occur when a segment of the aorta, (the body's largest artery that supplies blood to the abdomen, pelvis and legs) becomes weakened and bulges. If left untreated, the bulge could expand over time and even rupture - a potentially fatal event.
Patented in 1996, WLAN, or WiFi as it is commonly known, is now installed in an estimated five billion devices such as laptops, phones, cameras and games consoles. On 24 November 2013 the CSIRO confirmed that all of their WiFi patents have finally expired.