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2020

25
Feb

Bridge Program 2020

UniSA Ventures is offering the opportunity to provide support to up to 3 UniSA staff or student candidates to attend the residential workshop in Melbourne...

3
Feb

New Available Technologies

UniSA Ventures is off to a strong start in 2020, with new additions to our portfolio of available technologies.

2019

10
Dec

Investors inject 45 million into SA health and biotech industry

The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund is backed by a group of private investors based in Nanjing, China, underwritten by the Bank of Nanjing.

31
Oct

Ferronova cancer tracers ready for human trials

UniSA Ventures spin-out company Ferronova has produced its first tiny cancer tracers to help detect solid tumours, with human trials about to begin at the...

11
Jul

Malaysia’s top commercialisation influencer to steer UniSA Ventures

Named by the International Business Review Magazine as one of Malaysia’s top 60 economic influencers, Dr Viraj Perera has been appointed to lead UniSA...

12
Jun

Dr Viraj Perera announced as new CEO

UniSA Ventures is pleased to announce that following an international search, Dr Viraj Perera has been appointed as our new CEO.

21
Mar

GSK puts Australian researchers on Discovery Fast Track

Professors Tom Gonda and Richard D’Andrea from the University of South Australia will work together with GSK scientists to test GSK compound libraries against...

26
Feb

Groundbreaking female astronaut joins Myriota board

Myriota today announced that former NASA astronaut and ex-DARPA Deputy Director of the Tactical Technology Office, Pamela Melroy, has joined its board as a...

2018

18
Sep

SolarReserve teams with Heliostat SA

Companies form partnership to support manufacture of over 12,000 massive mirror assemblies in South Australia for the Aurora Solar Energy Project

13
Aug

UniSA wins funding for research into cancer, ageing, alcohol abuse and 3D bioprinting for medical use

The University of South Australia has been awarded more than $2.6 million in the latest round of Federal Government funding to further research into...

31
Jul

Carina Biotech awarded $2.1m

Adelaide’s Carina Biotech has been awarded a $2.1 million Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Program grant to continue its groundbreaking work...

27
Mar

Nanosatellite IoT startup Myriota closes US$15 million Series A round with global investors

Myriota, global leader in nanosatellite internet of things (IoT) connectivity, has closed a US$15 million Series A funding round. The round was led by...

19
Feb

Australian biotech company launched with AU$7m investment to develop therapies for treating obesity

Cincera Therapeutics Pty Ltd (“Cincera”) has launched with an AU$7 million venture capital commitment from the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund...

1
Feb

SA university innovation to give back control to people with disability

A wireless hand controller designed in collaboration by researchers, students and experts from the University of South Australia, Flinders University and the...

29
Jan

UniSA spearheads innovative Ventures in China

This week, the University of South Australia will become the first Australian university to have a technology transfer office in China’s most vibrant...

2017

12
Jul

UniSA spin-out Myriota

South Australian Internet of Things (IoT) company, Myriota, born out of advanced technologies developed at UniSA’s Institute for Telecommunications Research,...

2016

12
Jul

UniSA Leads information innovation

The University of South Australia’s enterprising approach to research, digital innovation and industry engagement has been acknowledged with a haul of category...

21
Jun

Ferronova’s magnet cancer detection device draws investors

A NEW spin-out company will receive funding support from international partners to commercialise a locally-developed medical device that helps in easier...

8
Jun

Innovative local startups share in $100,000 Venture Catalyst grants

A gas turbine engine with the potential to be carbon neutral and keep homes running completely off the grid, and new software designed to streamline retail...

31
May

Myriota’s big plans for its smart blue box

AN Adelaide start-up that has developed satellite technology encapsulated within a low-cost, pocket-sized blue box, will aim to raise up to $20 million by the...

2015

15
Dec

UniSA Design Student Wins ITEK Commercial Award

Nirmal Menon was presented with the ITEK Commercial Student Award at the 2014 Smallacombe Damn Fine Design exhibition.The exhibition showcased the work of...

23
Feb

New medical implant coating fights infection from within

University of South Australia researchers are developing new technology to reduce the risk of post-operative infection in biomedical implants such as hip and...