Handy Desk started as a creative solution to a problem that many parents faced overnight in early March: the need for a space for kids who were now virtually attending class. Instead of going for affordable-but-low-quality desks, Jonathan Lawson decided to go for a sustainable and stylish whilst still affordable solution. A few days later (literally), Handy Desk was born.
Renewable energy and crowdfunding: these two modern concepts are also the main product and the way in which DC Power Co kicked off a campaign to make solar energy more accessible to millions of households across Australia. In this episode of our 'A Place for Business' web series, we had a great chat with Nic Frances Gilly and Liz Greenbank about their story and their take on social entrepreneurship.
SpeeDx is a company specialised in molecular diagnostic solutions, providing simple detection for infectious diseases so patients can be treated better and more efficiently. Their technology enables clinicians to accurately diagnose contagious diseases, providing answers to the best anti-biotic to be used for each case, avoiding failed treatments from the start.
Thermal sensors have many applications, from security and transport to fire safety. However, they have always been perceived as an expensive technology and, as a consequence, something out of the realm of consumer level devices. In this episode of our 'Leaders of Tomorrow' web series, we had a chat with Matt Horgan, Business Development Manager at Calumino, who shared with us how they are working hard to change the way these devices are manufactured so production cost can decrease and final cost of device can be more accessible.