Our case studies
Finding a niche in crazy ant control
Small business Yolngu Business Enterprises has been tasked to control destructive ant infestations for their blue chip client Rio Tinto Alcan, having developed the new service after working with CSIRO.
Sensing the future of health care
Local medical device manufacturer, Universal Biosensors, is working with CSIRO to add value to its products in order to increase exports.
Science is golden for this explorer
Small exploration company, Alkane Resources, worked with CSIRO through the Researchers in Business program to learn more about their key gold prospect. As a result, the company has been able to progress their exploration program with more confidence.
Securing the future of Australian oil refining
Southern Oil Refining is driven to enter new markets to stay ahead of international competition. Together with CSIRO, they have developed a new process to improve their products, with industrial-scale trials planned for 2014.
Spreading value across the agricultural market
As the leading supplier of fertiliser spreaders in Australia, small to medium sized business (SME) Roesner Pty Ltd, knows a thing or two about innovation. The company recently partnered with CSIRO to develop a computer modelling tool that is set to add significant value to their business.
Mobile technology set to improve care for the chronically ill
A growing Australian business, Precedence Health Care, is transforming the care of chronically ill people using advanced information technologies. The company is working with CSIRO to develop a new mobile application that will establish it in the collaborative health space.
Axxin Australia – Innovation to Impact
Technology company Axxin recently identified an opportunity to build on its existing capability and decided to engage CSIRO through the Researchers in Business program for assistance with research and development.
We are helping Australian SMEs get the most value out of their research and development activities in order to overcome technical challenges and improve their business performance.
We do this by identifying and connecting companies to the right science within CSIRO and the broader research community, while also advising on the most appropriate funding avenues.
The team was awarded at the Australian Business Awards 2013 for contributing to industry through innovative products, technologies and ideas which have resulted in commercial, environmental and/or social benefits.