We help SMEs become more competitive and productive
TAE: Wearable tech
We worked with Queensland company TAE to help them commercialise our Guardian Mentor Remote (GMR) wearable technology system and make it available to the global aerospace industry.
With the support of a Federal Government Innovation Connections grant, facilitated by CSIRO SME Connect, Amaero Engineering and CSIRO developed an innovative solution for improved cooling of die casting tools.
With assistance from CSIRO SME Connect, and funding support from the Australian Government's Entrepreneurs' Programme, we helped Airconstruct identify substantial cost-savings in maintenance of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems.
Innovation Connections and CSIRO researchers helped Hobart based CBG Systems develop and manufacture a new marine fire protection product, RAC Plus. It’s now being exported for use in military, merchant marine and passenger vessels.
Delta EV charger
We helped the world's largest power electronics supplier design and develop a new electric vehicle charger that allows single-phase electricity and solar power to fast charge EVs.
With the support of a Federal Government Innovation Connections grant, facilitated by CSIRO SME Connect, Envirostream was able to work with researchers from Swinburne University to develop a process for extracting valuable materials from recovered batteries.
Gilmour Space Technologies:
CSIRO SME Connect assisted Gilmour Space Technologies to secure funding support, through the Australian Government's Entrepreneurs' Programme, to research, develop and test their new hybrid propulsion system for orbital launch vehicles.
To evaluate the energy efficiency of the Norris AP500 cold wash-cycle design, a collaboration with the University of Newcastle was facilitated by CSIRO’s Innovation Connections program.
We helped Richstone Group find the right research partners for its prefabricated plumbing systems, creating intellectual property and potential new markets.
Taree based Steber International accessed Innovation Connections grants to successfully evaluate and test its hybrid diesel/electric boat.
We assisted Tactical Research gain funding support through the Australian Government's Entrepreneurs' Programme to undertake a feasibility study to incorporate their cognition® technology into a drone based alpine search and rescue.
Food and Agribusiness
Global wine ingredients business, AB Biotek, teamed up with the Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) to develop and commercialise AWRI’s new yeast strain with the help of an AusIndustry Innovation Connections grant, facilitated by CSIRO SME Connect.
CSIRO’s SME Connect team worked alongside HE Silos to validate the efficiency of their insect fumigation system and enhance the longevity of grain storage by facilitating a research project with Charles Sturt University.
Hunter Heritage Gourmet Foods
With the support of a Federal Government Innovation Connections grant, facilitated by CSIRO SME Connect, Heritage Hunter Gourmet Foods developed Christmas puddings that caters for consumers expanding dietary requirements.
We helped Popplewell Composites find funding support for a research collaboration with the University of Adelaide to turn their cattle DNA sample and cattle performance records into a world-first evaluation and benchmarking system.
SCAE: Improving sustainability
With assistance from CSIRO SME Connect, and funding support from the Australian Government's Entrepreneurs' Programme, we helped SCAE collaborate with the University of Queensland to create a 'Carbon Footprint Model' to calculate greenhouse gas emissions of wheat crops.
Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals
GreyScan, an Australian explosive trace business for inorganic material, saw an immediate need to ‘re-imagine’ their bomb-detecting technology into virus-detecting technology. With assistance from CSIRO SME Connect, GreyScan accessed an Innovation Connections grant to support the research.
We helped MAXONIQ to develop their software to enable the design of customised 3D titanium printed surgical implants for major oral-maxillofacial reconstructive surgery.
Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS)
To progress their Alcore project to convert bauxite into aluminium fluoride, Australian Bauxite collaborated with CSIRO in a project supported by an Entrepreneurs' Programme Innovation Connections grant.