Client Spotlight – mYmosa: Bottomless good times with this Aussie brand

Three pink cans of beverage sitting in the sand at a beach

Founded in 2021, beverage brand mYmosa is a nod to the lifestyle philosophy “that we should all live life as if it is bottomless” from two Brisbane communications professionals. Branding experts Bec Pini and Amanda Goddard were inspired by a trip they had taken to New York some years prior to COVID-19, and their vision for […]

Q&A with R&D Tax & Grant Strategy Consultant Matthew McLean

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As Principal and Co-Founder of Brisbane-based Intellect Labs, Matthew McLean has worked with businesses across the medtech, biotech, food and beverage, recycling and manufacturing industries. Read on to learn more about what Matt does for his clients and to find out the benefits of maximising innovation spend at pivotal points in the commercialisation process. How […]

Q&A with Commercialisation Facilitator Larry Weng

Larry Weng has many years’ experience in researching, developing and commercialising science and engineering technologies. His current role is part of the Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme delivered in partnership with i4Connect. As an Accelerating Commercialisation Facilitator, he provides small and medium businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers with access to expert advice and funding to help get innovative […]

Aussie founders continue to optimise vertical farming for clean food

Orlar was founded in Brisbane in 2014 by Dr Lyndal Hugo and Amanda Cornelissen. Their mission was to develop a new form of vertical farming to produce affordable, accessible, and contaminant-free organic produce. Cornelissen’s experience as a horticulturist, in combination with Hugo’s experience in agriscience, a PhD in environmental chemistry and a post-doctoral fellowship on […]

MBIP ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: Q&A

We had two more IP professionals join our team in 2022. We take this opportunity to learn more about our newest team member, her background, and what brought her to the intellectual property profession.  Vanessa Yeung, Patent & Trade Mark Attorney   Where did you grow up? In the UK, specifically in London. I have […]

Ceres Tag – better outcomes for farmers, livestock and wildlife conservation

As we’ve previously highlighted in past articles, the Ceres Tag smart animal ear tag is an Australian innovation that was released into the market in 2020 and has reduced risk and cost for livestock operators by monitoring movement data of their animals. Reduction of livestock theft Ceres Tag continues to innovate and as more tags […]

Leading Australian manufacturer of electric vehicle chargers opens US factory

Tritium has opened its first global electric vehicle fast charger manufacturing facility in the United States. In our previous blog we shared news of the project which was only announced in February this year at the White House with President Joe Biden and Tritium chief executive officer Jane Hunter. We were delighted to read the […]

Business Boost grants opening 12 August

The Queensland Government’s new Business Boost small business grants program opens this week and provides grants of up to $15,000 (co-contribution) to businesses seeking to make improvements in their efficiency and productivity. This support includes funded activities in 3 project areas: 1. Future planning 2. Specialised and automated software 3. Staff management, development and planning. Eligibility criteria, […]

Grants and funding currently open to SMEs and exporters

Application deadlines for the following two grants fall early in the new financial year. One is is a national program while the other is open to Queensland-based enterprises. Export Market Development Grants (EDMG) Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program aims to help Australian businesses expand to international markets. These grants are designed to encourage […]

Protecting future interests in increasingly innovative agricultural sector

As more countries set “net zero” carbon emissions targets, research and investment focused on greatly reducing negative ecological effects will likely impact global growth in patent filings. An Australian based company who also happens to be the country’s first certified carbon neutral producer of urea fertiliser is NeuRizer. Earlier in the year, urea producer NeuRizer […]