NICTA, Australia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Research Centre of Excellence, has appointed IBM Australia’s Research Director Glenn Wightwick and Southern Cross University’s Vice-Chancellor Peter Lee to its Board. They replace retiring Board Members Brand Hoff and Barney Glover.
NICTA today announced the spin-out of its mobile video start-up company, Incoming. With premises in the Australian Technology Park in Sydney, Incoming has secured seed financing of $1.1M from Australian venture capital group OneVentures, US-based Citrix Startup Accelerator and NICTA. Incoming is NICTA’s eleventh spin-out company. OneVentures led the round.
NICTA welcomes Geoffrey Lamb, the President of Global Policy and Advocacy for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to the Melbourne Convention Centre this evening, where he will deliver the 2013 Graeme Clark Oration. NICTA is the major sponsor of this free public event.
The University of Melbourne, IBM ((NYSE: IBM) and NICTA today jointly announced that they are collaborating to develop the Australia Disaster Management Platform (ADMP), a next generation open standards-based IT platform aimed at improving disaster management , protecting communities and potentially saving lives.
An event to promote the open availability of Government data will take place today at NICTA’s Canberra Research Laboratory. Along with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the Office of Spatial Policy, NICTA will canvas the next steps toward data transparency and data sharing in Australia.
Australia’s premier ICT research organisation NICTA and global business consulting and technology services firm, Infosys, have signed a joint research collaboration agreement to tackle the hard technology problems facing businesses today.
NICTA, Australia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Research Centre of Excellence, is pleased to announce the spin-out of Saluda Medical Pty Limited, a medical device company focused on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for the relief of chronic pain.
NICTA, Australia’s leading information and communications technology (ICT) R&D organisation, has joined forces with Sydney Water to improve assessment of water pipes using technology that forecasts potential breakages in the system.
Come to Techfest2013 and find out how NICTA, Australia’s leading information and communications technology (ICT) R&D organisation, is transforming Australian industry.
If you thought that highly focused individual effort was the best way to achieve outstanding academic results, think again. An article published today in Nature Science Reports (Vaquero, L.M. & Cebrian, M. The rich-club phenomenon in the classroom. Sci. Rep. 3, 1174; DOI:10.1038/srep01174 (2013)) indicates that frequent online social interactions can boost results. All the high performers studied for the article were collaborators - not rugged individualists.