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Jun
19
2017
QUT Bluebox signs agreement with MDxHealth to commercialise oral cancer liquid biopsy test

QUT Bluebox signs agreement with MDxHealth to commercialise oral cancer liquid biopsy test

June 19, 2017

QUT Bluebox , QUT’s commercialisation arm has signed an agreement with MDxHealth to commercialise oral cancer liquid biopsy test. The diagnostic test could potentially improve thousands of patient lives, with early detection being the key to survival

May
18
2017
Pepper a peek into the future of social robotics

Pepper a peek into the future of social robotics

May 18, 2017

It may be petite, but Pepper carries the future of robotics on its narrow shoulders. QUT is Australia’s first university to use Pepper specifically for a social robotics research platform, complementing the State Government’s strategy to explore the potential for humanoid robots.

Created by SoftBank Robotics, Pepper is the world’s first personal humanoid robot that can recognise emotions.

Jan
12
2017
Biotech pioneer leads QUT hunt for founders of the future

Biotech pioneer leads QUT hunt for founders of the future

January 12, 2017

Queensland’s first ever chief scientist is helping QUT turn its world-leading research into real-world patents and products.

Professor Peter Andrews AO is the new Chairman of QUT’s independent commercialisation arm, qutbluebox.

A pioneer of innovation and knowledge industries in Queensland, Professor Andrews is a bio-entrepreneur with a passion for social enterprise and using research and development to solve the world’s biggest problems.

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