innovation investment

It is an opportune time to join all the links in the innovation-research-development-translation chain, writes Les Field.


New free trade deals open the door to more foreign labour entering the Australian construction industry, writes Martin Loosemore.


With the advent of Prime Minister Turnbull, everyone is talking about innovation and startups – and that has to be good thing. But now we need to go a step further and put the systems in place to support budding entrepreneurs, writes Chris Styles.


A team of UNSW design and engineering graduates inspired by cult figure Robocop have turned to American crowd-funding platform Kickstarter to deliver the world’s first intelligent ski helmets. 


A UNSW student startup that sells socks to fight hunger, HIV, plant trees and improve literacy has been named on a list of New York’s coolest new businesses.


It may officially be the world’s fastest electric car, but Sunswift eVe ­– Australia’s entry in the annual international solar car race – has a tough battle ahead to beat cashed-up teams from the Netherlands and Germany.

night sky

The government wants universities to focus on research with commerical return. But many of our most transformative innovations have been derived from basic ­research whose impact was impossible to foresee, writes Les Field.


UNSW Engineering has made two new appointments aimed at boosting engagement with industry in Australia and internationally.

Solange Cunin and Nathan Adler

A new centre at UNSW aims to transform the thinking of every student who steps through its doors. 

Global Student Challenge

A UNSW student team has won gold in a global innovation and entrepreneurship competition with an innovative app that helps users book events and organise their social life.