(Small amounts) of money translate research

While the feds commission a study of how best to make research translation the NSW Government gets on with it

The second Research and Development Innovation Districts Challenge winners are announced (sadly where they are, is not revealed). Winners include;

* Adiano which was nominated by CSIRO and has $250 000 in seed-funding for a logistics “optimisation and simulation” engine

* Arludo has $100 000 to develop mobile apps and games to teach STEM, in collaboration with UNSW

* Kleu Australia receives $30 000 to work with Uni Wollongong on a “business tool” to support wellbeing of customer service teams

There are also $10 000 grants for local heroes in the various districts including the HE community’s own StudyMove, (“data reporting solutions for education institutions around the world”).