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AIR Hub UAV

Shoal joins Swinburne AIR Hub to drive the future of aerospace

Adelaide/Melbourne, 8 November 2021 — Complex systems design firm, Shoal Group, has signed an agreement with Swinburne University of Technology to explore opportunities within the Australian-first Aerostructures Innovation Research Hub…

Sarah Damin and Doan Nguyen record their video

What could be the value of Sydney’s waste?

The search for two candidates to take on the coveted roles of Shoal 2022 Interns is now over. Congratulations to Sarah Damin and Doan Nguyen who will be joining the…

Left LMA David Ball Right Shoal Shaun Wilson

Shoal joins Lockheed Martin JP9102 team

Canberra/Adelaide 11 October 2021 —Complex systems design firm, Shoal Group, has partnered with Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) on Joint Project (JP) 9102 in a bid to deliver a next-generation military satellite…

An artistic illustration by Mr. Akihiro Ikeshita of the Hayabusa2 spacecraft’srendezvous with the asteroid Ryugu.

The safe return of Hayabusa2’s sample capsule

Background Australia was part of a milestone in space discovery when the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA’s) Hayabusa2 mission returned the first ever sub surface asteroid samples to Earth in…

CEO, Michael Waite, incumbent now head of Transport and Infrastructure Matthew Wylie, and new Head of Defence and Space, Claire Knight.

New Head to lead Shoal Defence and Space

Adelaide 21 September 2021 — Shoal Group announced today that aerospace and defence professional Claire Knight has joined the Shoal team to lead Shoal’s Defence and Space business. Claire brings…

DSTG project

A metrics framework for disaggregated software development

Background Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) is the Australian Government’s lead agency dedicated to providing science and technology support for the country’s defence and security needs. Problem Modern software…

What can be done to be more successful in Artificial Intelligence?

In previous articles in this series, we discussed some examples of how industry has adopted AI both successfully and poorly.  Some of the poor implementations saw industry trying to do too much too soon as well as not truly understanding the environment in…

Shaun Wilson Shoal Founder

Quantum computing to lead the way on Earth and in space

Australian startup Quantum Brilliance have devised a way to use synthetic diamonds to build quantum accelerators. In the near future, the commercialisation of this technology could mean that supercomputers won’t…

Space Hackathon

Space hack inspires students

The Space & Innovation Hackathon, coordinated by the Adelaide University Physics Institute and Space Society, was a chance for students of all backgrounds and interests to come together to develop…

Some of the ADFs recent domestic operations

Supporting ADF operations on home soil

Joint Task Force (JTF) 629 was stood up shortly after Australia’s catastrophic 2020 bushfires. Responsible for all the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) domestic operations, JTF 629 assists with high-risk weather…

Adoption of AI in Industry: Successes and Failures

In our previous article in this series, Overcoming the AI Hype Curve, we discussed the build-up of excitement in Artificial Intelligence technologies in recent years. We are now moving into an era of realistic expectations around what AI…