The latest Innovation news in western Sydney


Research collaboration with Western Sydney manufacturer, Maxton Fox, to focus on circular economy

Maxton Fox: Belinda Hall, Marketing Director, and Dennis Hall, Founding Director Western Sydney University’s School of Engineering and Launch Pad Technology Business Incubator are collaborating with Maxton Fox to transform their approach to commercial furniture design and manufacture through a focus on Industry 4.0 and circular economy and to drive sustainable development for their business. The review will draw on the School’s advanced manufacturing expertise and will assess the manufacturer’s product design and development process with recommendations


Transgrid to build Australia’s first Tesla Megapack big battery in western Sydney

Transmission company Transgrid is to build the first big battery in Australia using Tesla’s recently introduced Megapack battery technology, and what is likely to the first of more than 10 big batteries to be built across NSW as it prepares for the retirement of its ageing coal fleet. The Wallgrove Grid Battery will be located at the Wallgrove substation in western Sydney and will provide fast frequency response and inertia services to the NSW transmission network

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