Tag Archives: Technology

James Poyitt successful at the Intel International Science and Technology Fair

James Poyitt, a 16 year old school student visited Vestech, along with his father Stewart Poyitt for advice on his innovative leg rehabilitation device. James had been selected to present his invention in Phoenix Arizona at the Intel International Science and Technology Fair – a huge honour. Vestech’s Dr Roger assisted them with weighing up the […]

Australian MedTech Manufacturing Boost

The time is now for Australia to take definitive steps to promote a thriving Medical Device sector which employs people, creates wealth and improves Australia’s future in a competitive world. CSL’s decision to locate a new plant in Switzerland speaks to the need for the AIM Tax Incentive, which has been clearly shown.

Wearable Healthcare Nanotechnology

The Challenges in STEM Teaching Facing Australia

In today’s Financial Review (7 July, 2014) Tim Dodd has written about the challenges in STEM teaching facing Australia (Why the next Zuckerberg won’t be Australian). Quoting Dr Nick Cerneaz, executive director of the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, the article has picked up on the future growth of our economy and how a poor STEM capability will inevitably crimp that growth.