New companies

By July 19th, 2023

Many companies have been born from CSIRO technology.
Action LaserLaser drilling
AdAlta LtdAdAlta Limited is a clinical stage biotechnology company using its i-body platform to discover and develop next generation protein therapeutics addressing drug targets that are challenging for other technologies.
Advanced Magnesium Limited(listed ASX: ANM)
Advanced Polymerik Pty Ltd
AmbiataAmbiata applies state-of-the-art machine learning research to enterprise data assets to deliver near real-time automated business decision-making. This enables traditional bricks and mortar businesses to deliver demonstrable revenue growth through the delivery of better customer experiences.
Amfora Inc.Amfora is a US-based company developing feed and food crops with enhanced nutritional density, reducing the effective cost of feed while also reducing the burden on the environment.
AMT (Applied Mining Technologies)Technology transfer company for precision cutting of coal.
AorTech BiomaterialsSee also Elast-Eon™ biocompatible polyurethane
Arana Therapeutics Limited(listed ASX: AAH) taken over by Cephalon in 2009
Architectural & Industrial Ceramics Pty LtdR&D for manufacture of ceramic tiles and other products
Arista Cereal Technology Pty LtdArista is a privately held, joint venture company formed by Limagrain, a farmer-founded and directed, world player in wheat seeds, and CSIRO. We began collaborating on fundamental research in high fibre wheat 20 years ago, and joined our efforts and expertise to develop a wheat with direct consumer health benefits.
Ascentia Pty LtdPreviously known as Barley Plus Pty Ltd
ATM Casting Technologies (Advanced Thixotropic Metallurgy Casting Technologies)Commercialises revolutionary high-pressure die-casting technology (HPDC) See Heat treatment of high-pressure die-castings (Profile Project)
AudinateAudinate provide professional audio systems that allow for the transport of high-quality media over standard data networks. Their groundbreaking audio networking technology, Dante, provides improved sound quality and simplified wiring - replacing expensive recording, mixing and editing hardware. Audinate was founded in 2006 and was our first start-up company.
AusFibres Pty LtdCommercialises Australian production of non-wood fibre crops, particularly kenaf, for the manufacture of pulp and paper See Kenaf: the forgotten fibre crop, 1998, The Australian News Crops Newsletter
AusmeltFounded by CSIRO’s John Floyd the inventor of SiroSmelt; to commercialise the technology when CSIRO couldn’t find an Australian company to take on the finished science. Ausmelt is an international success with its smelters installed on every continent, processing ferrous and non-ferrous metals and reprocessing toxic wastes. In January 2010 Ausmelt was acquired by the Finnish conglomerate Outotec, and is now known as Outotec® Ausmelt.
Ausmodel Pty Ltd
Ausonics International Pty Limited
Austek MicrosystemsEstablished in 1984 it produced a number of digital signal processing chips, the most successful products being cache controllers that enhanced the performance of the 80486 microprocessor systems. Company wound up in 1994.
Austherm Pty Ltd
Australian High Pressure Processors Pty Ltd (AHPP)Promote an innovative high-pressure food preservation technology throughout the Australian food industry
Australian Magnesium OperationsMagnesium ore processing
Australian Magnet TechnologyHigh quality rare earth permanent magnets
Avipep Pty LimitedCreating designer antibody fragments for diagnostic and therapeutic use
Barley Plus Pty LtdSpin-off company developing functional foods; afterwards known as Ascentia Pty Ltd
Benitec Ltd(listed ASX: BLT) international biotechnology company specialising in RNA interference technology in the area of huan therapeutics See also RNAi
Beta Peptide Foundation Pty LtdEstablished to develop and sell Beta Alistine range of products; licenses technology from TGR Biosciences
Betabiotics Pty Ltdbiotechnology company to develop and commercialise new classes of antibiotics; established by CSIRO and IMBCom Pty Ltd
Betatene Ltdestablished to commercialise CSIRO’s technology for Culturing, harvesting and extracting β-carotene from the brine tolerant alga Dunaliella salina. Was sold to Cognis in 1993 which in turn was taken over by BASF in 2010 for €3.1bn. Under its new owners Betatene Ltd retains its position as the world’s major producer of β-carotene and related pigments all of which are manufactured in Australia. See ‘β-carotene industry establishment’
Bioclone Australia Pty Limited Bioclone was formed in 1981 to take advantage of Australian expertise in medical research and biotechnology. A collaborative project between CSIRO and the Garvan Institute for Medical Research, gave Bioclone an excellent range of monoclonal antibodies to pituitary hormones from which diagnostic kits were later developed.
BioCure IncSpin-off company, set up in the USA to research, develop and commercialise non-opthalmic applications of materials developed by the CRC for Eye Research and Technology
Biofiba LtdCompany was developing a hemp-based, biodegradable, building pallet products, as an alternative to existing plastic or chemically-treated timber pallets. 
Biological Wool Harvesting Pty LtdCommercialises CSIRO’s Bioclip technology See Brochure: Now from Merial a wool harvesting system like no other
Biomolecular Research Institute
Bionic Vision TechnologiesBionic Vision Technologies was established to further develop and commercialise the bionic eye technology developed through the previous joint venture BVA.
Bioquest LtdManufacturer of animal origin biochemicals
Biota Holdings Limited(listed ASX: BTA) floated on influenza virus drug discovery program based on CSIRO’s X-ray crystal structure of the N2 influenza virus neuraminidase coat protein See also Relenza®
Boron Molecular Pty LtdBoron Molecular is an Australian specialty chemical and polymer manufacturer, based in Melbourne. They have successfully commercialised multiple Australian innovations and are active in a number of industry-led research initiatives to increase Australian advanced manufacturing capability.
BuildingIQ (ASX:BIQ)BuilidingIQ acquired the OptiCool and ComfortSENSE subsystems and the interface in-between, from CSIRO
CadeancoDevelopment of geotechnical devices and data logging processes.
Cadivac Freeze Dry Pty LtdR&D for freeze drying techniques
Calzada Ltd (listed ASX: CZD)A Melbourne based biotechnology company; acquired in February 2010 100% of PolyNovo Biomaterials Pty Ltd See also NovoSorb™ biodegradable polymer
Campbell Scientific AustraliaImport/export of scientific equipment
Cann Group LtdCann Group’s vision is to provide access to a range of medicinal cannabis products for patients in Australia and globally. Cann’s expertise and partnerships support the rapid growth of globally competitive Australian research, cultivation and production capabilities.
CannPal Animal Therapeutics (ASX:CP1)CannPal secured an exclusive worldwide licence to commercialise a CSIRO micro-encapsulation technology, MicroMAX
CAP-XX Pty Ltd (listed ASX: CPX)Developed World’s highest power density commercially viable supercapacitor See also Supercapacitors
Carbon Energy Pty LtdFormed in July 2006 as a 50/50 jointly controlled entity between CSIRO and Metex to commercialise underground coal gasification process technology that had been developed by CSIRO Exploration and Mining
Cardihab Pty LtdCardihab gives patients flexibility to complete supervised cardiac rehabilitation using a smartphone app which connects with a secure clinician portal. Our Clinician led digital program supports three models of care for more flexible, convenient and engaging cardiac rehabilitation
CASSIROCommercialisation of soil slotting and VFW (vertical upflow artificial wetlands); company disbanded in 1993
CasTec Australia Pty LtdSpin-off company, to commercialise CastFlow and CasTherm software packages
Catapult Genetics Pty LtdName changed from Genetic Solutions Holding Pty Ltd and then was acquired in 2008 by Pfizer Animal Health
Cellestis Limited (listed ASX: CST)See also Tuberculosis diagnosis in animals and humans
Ceram PolymerikEstablished to commercialise Advanced Polymerik’s ceramic-polymer technology
Ceramic Fuel Cells LtdEstablished to commercially develop a solid oxide fuel cell for electricity generation. Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd is now a world leader in developing fuel cell technology to generate highly efficient and low-emission electricity from widely available natural gas. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM market and the Australian Securities Exchange (code CFU). See Ceramic Fuel Cells
Chemtronics Ltd Manufacture and sale of portable digital voltammeter for detecting trace concentrations of metals
Chrysos Corporation LtdDelivering faster, more accurate gold analysis, Chrysos PhotonAssay is a environmentally-friendly replacement for fire assay on-site and in the laboratory.
Closed Loop Medical Pty LtdThe purpose of the spun out entity was to develop Saluda’s neuromodulation applications for the treatment of chronic pain (outside of spinal cord stimulation). CLM is initially focussing on sacral nerve simulation as a possible treatment for urinary and faecal incontinence. It is also exploring the  technology’s ability to treat spasticity in children with cerebral palsy 
CO2CRC Technologies Pty LtdSee also Reducing greenhouse gas emissions through carbon dioxide storage (Overview Research)
Coal Gas Corporation Pty LtdA joint venture formed in July 2006 between CSIRO and the ASX-listed gold company Metex Resources Ltd to develop an innovative process for the gasification of currently unmineable underground coal deposits for power generation and liquid fuels; changed its name to Carbon Energy Pty Ltd and then Carbon Energy Ltd when Metex acquired 100% of the company in 2008 See also CSIRO and Metex agree new joint venture, 2006 (Media Release)
ComEnergyA joint venture company, owned equally by CSIRO and ComEnergy to commercialise the Hybrid Coal and Gas Turbine system
Conveyor Belt MonitoringConveyerbelt maintenance service and monitoring system
Cotton Breeding AustraliaA joint venture, to fund cotton breeding and research programs for 10 years See Joint venture to strengthen cotton breeding, 2007 (Media Release)
Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd
Cottonscope Pty LtdA start-up company set up by BSC Electronics for the commercialisation of Cottonscope instrument for measuring the maturity of cotton fibre
CottTechA joint venture between CSIRO, Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation CottTech will undertake a suite of new cotton biotechnology projects to raise the level of cotton research in Australia See also CottTech a new face in cotton research, 2005 (Media Release)
Coviu GlobalCoviu is Australia's leading video telehealth solution, powering simple, secure and feature-rich video consultations for healthcare professionals.
Cutting Edge Technology Pty LtdSpin-off to develop steep dip highwall auger mining system
DataTraceDNA Pty Ltd
Digital Agricultural Services Pty LtdDAS (Digital Agriculture Services) puts science into the hands of decision makers, delivering rural, agri and climate risk intelligence that can be accessed anywhere in the world. Founded in 2017, DAS' principal software (SaaS) platform answers questions existing technology cannot answer, with world-best data, workflow and collaboration tools
Digital WellnessDigital Health Platform that powers the world’s most renowned and trusted weight loss brands, the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet in Australia and the Mayo Clinic Diet in the US.
Direct Nickel Holdings Pty LtdDirect Nickel Ltd was incorporated in 2005 to address the need for an effective, low-cost processing solution for treating lateritic nickel. 
Dunlena Pty LimitedSee Collaboration between CSIRO and DuPont generates more than 50 patents (Partnership)
EcoBioticsA spin-off company using rainforest extracts to make pharmaceuticals and pesticides
Ecocentric Pty LtdEcocentric is the developer of the “Numen” energy system, which brings together Australian designed hardware and cloud-based computing with CSIRO’s electrical fingerprint technology to change our understanding of how energy is used within the built environment.
Ecogrow Environment Pty Ltdspin-off company, formed to commercialise CSIRO’s highly effective nematode biological control agents against insect pests See also Entomopathogenic nematodes
EcoResearchspin-off company, uses earthworms and organic waste material to conserve water and replenish soil
EcoSensorsspin-off company formed by Bill Matthew; on-stream and bulk analysis based on nuclear techniques for the mineral industry
Ecoult Pty Ltdcompany, trading name of Smart Storage Pty Ltd to market CSIRO’s UltraBattery technology See also UltraBattery™
Eden Brew Pty LtdEden Brew is a synthetic biology technology platform for dairy proteins that provides animal-free dairy alternatives at a fraction of the carbon footprint and at a lower cost of production compared to the dairy industry.
Elastomedic Pty Ltdnow AorTech Biomaterials See also Elast-Eon™ biocompatible polyurethane
ELK OrthoBiologics Ltd (Broadvector)Company was formed in 2011 to commercialise CSIRO’s OAdV technology, which was thought to have potential as a treatment for prostate cancer. 
Emesent Pty LtdEmesent is a world-leader in drone autonomy, LiDAR mapping, and data analytics. Founded in 2018, Emesent has since built a reputation for delivering high-quality data capture in the mining, infrastructure, survey and mapping industries.
Endua Pty LtdEndua is providing new clean hydrogen energy solutions that change the economics of long duration storage of renewable energy.
Energy OS Ltd (formerly HabiDapt Pty Ltd)energyOS delivers energy management services to consumers and portfolio services to electricity companies and other portfolio managers. Our team has been at the forefront of energy services for more than 10 years and includes the computer scientists that originally developed the platform at CSIRO.
EntoCosm Pty LtdSpin-off company, to develop drugs from insect extracts See New drug discovery spin-off from CSIRO,2002 (Media Release)
Environmental Isotopes Pty LtdSpin-off company; Australia’s first independent commercial stable isotope analytical service
EpiTactixSpin-off company, to develop gallium arsenide compound semiconductor chips
Evergen Pty LtdEvergen Intelligent Control optimises solar and battery system performance, enabling homeowners to take control of their energy costs and impact on the environment. Our technology also enables smarter energy by orchestrating large fleets of batteries to enable Virtual Power Plants.
EvoGenix Ptt Ltd (listed ASX: EGX)Peter Hudson, together with Bob Irving, Kim Wark and Stewart Nuttall developed technology for rapid protein evolution that was spun out from the CRC to form EvoGenix Pty Ltd. Peter was the founder and principal scientific advisor for EvoGenix (2002-2006) which eventually merged with Absalus, listed on ASX (2005), fused with Peptech into Arana Ltd (2007), and was acquired by Cephalon Inc (2010) and then by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (2012). At EvoGenix’s zenith in 2007, over 30 scientists were employed at the CSIRO Parkville laboratories with a market valuation of $50 million. A number of EvoGenix’s therapeutic leads are currently undergoing clinical development at Teva. In a parallel development in 2007, a novel protein format invented by the CRC team led by Peter and Stewart Nuttall (VNAR/NCAM scaffolds) was spun out to form AdAlta Pty Ltd for the development of clinical application
EzyMine Pty LtdSpin-off of CRC Mining See CRC Mining: Technology Transfer
FlavourtechFood and liquid extracts using Spinning Cone Column (SCC) aroma recovery system and the Centritherm evaporator.
Fractal GraphicsA leading geoscientific consultancy established in 1992, that built a world-class reputation as leaders in the application of 3-dimensional visualisation technology as applied to the interpretation of complex geoscientific models. In early 2002, Fractal Graphics split to form the software development group Fractal Technologies Pty Ltd and geological consulting group Fractal Geoscience. In July 2002, Fractal Geoscience formed a new exploration company Geoinformatics Exploration Inc.
Fractal Technologies Pty LtdFormed from the split of Fractal Graphics
Funnelback Pty LtdSpin-off company formed to sell Enterprise search technology P@NOPTIC
Future Feed Pty LtdFutureFeed is an innovative livestock feed supplement that utilises a specific type of seaweed which can increase production and reduce methane emissions simultaneously.
Gelled Foods Australia Pty LtdFat substitute for low fat foods
Gene Shears Pty Ltdestablished in 1989 to commercialise ribozyme (catalytic RNA) technology for therapeutic and agricultural applications See Gene shears and CSIRO’s history: the 1980s Gene shears (Fact Sheet)
Genesis Petroleum Technologiesspin-off company, set up to commercialise Genesis software on a global scale
Genetic Solutions Pty Ltdspin-off genetic information technology company; name changed to Catapult Genetics Pty Ltd; acquired in 2008 by Pfizer Animal Genetics
Genics Pty LtdCSIRO's 'Shrimp MultiPath' technology, commercialised by Brisbane start-up company Genics, which spun-out of CSIRO to tackle the global challenge of food security and quality.
Genscan / Microbial Screening Technologies Pty Ltd
Geoscan Pty LtdAerial surveillance and resource mapping
GO Resources Pty LtdGO Resources commercialises CSIRO's technology that produces super high oleic safflower oil (SHOSO) for the high‐value industrial oil market. The technology was developed at CSIRO through the Crop Biofactories Initiative, a joint activity of CSIRO and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)
GoannaGoanna is a fast, scalable and precise software solution that automatically detects bugs and vulnerabilities in source code at the time of development. Goanna targets programming flaws such as memory corruption, buffer overruns, memory leaks and command injections, which can otherwise lead to potential systems crashes or security vulnerabilities. Goanna is now part of Synopsys .
Graeme Pearman Consulting Pty Ltdcontracting to both private and public sector organisations on climate See Future Climate Associates
Graingene Alliancejoint venture between AWB Ltd, CSIRO Plant Industry, GRDC and Syngenta Seeds
Greatcell Solar Limited (formerly Dyesol)Greatcell Solar (ASX:GSL) formerly known as Dyesol, was an Australian clean-tech company and global supplier of Dye Solar Cell (DSC) chemicals, components, manufacturing equipment and training/consulting. The Greatcell Solar companies together focused on inventing, developing and commercialising solar photovoltaic technologies.
GREENSPAN TECHNOLOGY PTY. LTD.Aqualab is an in situ monitoring system for measurement of a range of physical and chemical water-quality parameters. The solar-powered, submersible electrochemical analyser operates unattended in remote areas for long periods. Aqualab can maintain constant communication with a land-based site or office through a mobile telephone or satellite link. Aqualab is currently licensed to Greenspan and has been commercially available since December 1994.
GroPep Pty Ltdfounded in 1988 to commercialise intellectual property relating to a novel insulin-like growth factor (IGF) developed by CSIRO and the University of Adelaide. In 2000 it was listed ASX: GRO and in 2002 it took over the Sydney-based Biotech Australia; in December 2006 GroPep was acquired by the Danish company Novozymes A/S and became Novozymes GroPep Limited. The company sells growth factors and associated reagents (over 100 products) direct to university, institutional an industrial researchers, principally in the IGF area.
Hadean Energy LimitedStart-up company, aimed at advancing tubular solid oxide electrolysis technology for hydrogen production.
HRZ Wheats Pty Ltdspin-off company, breeding and commercialising high-yielding, disease resistant, milling-quality wheat varieties for high rainfall zones; partnership between AUSGRAINZ and WA-based Export Grains Centre Ltd See also Wheat breeding for Australia’s high-rainfall zone and CSIRO Plant Industry Newsletter Winter wheats giving farmers more choice
Hydraulic Fracture Technologyjoint venture between CSIRO and SCT Operations Pty Ltd aims to develop hydraulic fracturing as a technique for controlling caving behaviour in mining See also Hydraulic fracturing: facilities and capabilities (Capability)
Hydrodec Group PLC Oil Re-Refining, Transformer Oil Testing (listed HYR:LN)specifically formed to commercialise the Hydrodec (hydrochlorination) technology for application worldwide; listed on the AIM in the London Stock Exchange in late 2004
HydroPem Pty Ltd
HySSIL™ Pty Ltda technology company that develops and commercialises innovative building materials and products See also HySSIL™ building material
Incoming MediaIncoming Media is a leading video engagement platform for mobile operators. They are focused on solving big problems around mobile video, analytics and engagement for global operators and brands.
Intalysis Pty LtdLow frequency microwave moisture analysers See also Coalscan on-line analysis instruments for the coal industry
Integrated Spectronics Pty Ltd established by CSIRO’s Dr Terry Cocks in 1989 and has maintained a close association with CSIRO in space and airborne remote sensing instrumentation See also Cleaning the steppes in central Asia, 1997 (Media Release)
Intellection Holdings Pty Ltdwholly-owned CSIRO spin-off company created to license QEM*SEM technology and QEMSCAN mineral analysis systems
InterfereXInterfereX has developed products for the over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VoD) and live streaming product, CLRifex, which overcomes a specific bottleneck in network delivery. The product typically doubles the data rate and also the video quality when congestion is present. There are also benefits in overcoming buffering issues. These benefits lead to less customer churn and longer viewer engagement time - both critical financial metrics for user experience. The system has been trialled around the USA in residential homes with quality up to 4K (UHD). It is currently available for iOS, Android, and Browser.
Interscan Navigation Systems Pty LtdSee also Radar
Lake DSPCommercialisation of Dolby acoustic technology
LiquaTech Turbine Company Pty Ltdspin-off / technology license company for hybrid coal and gas turbine See also New system uses mine waste to generate clean power, 2002 (Media Release)
Lithic Technology Pty LtdSee North-West Shelf gas platforms
MagSheet Pty Ltda joint venture spin-off company between Magnesium International and CSIRO; produces magnesium sheeting using CSIRO technology See Ready to roll (Business opportunity) and Magnesium International options agreement with CSIRO
MDFRC (The Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre)a joint venture established in 1986-87 as the main focus for a Murray-Darling limnological research program. The Centre is a joint venture between Murray-Darling Basin Commission and CSIRO Land and Water, with long-term support from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Australia
MecRX Pty Ltd (t/a MycRX)MycRX's mission is to develop an on-target, clinically optimised drug to the Myc oncoprotein, and to exploit the broad reach of an effective Myc inhibitor to improve the lives of millions of cancer patients world-wide.
Mediaware International Pty Ltddeveloper of WEBFLIX software which analyses audio and video files using MPEG-2 standard
Medical Developments International LtdMedical Developments International (MDI) is one of Australia’s leading specialised healthcare companies. With an industry leading range of products in the areas of pain management, asthma and resuscitation, plus veterinary equipment, MDI has supplied healthcare professionals and patients innovative solutions since 1971.
MetaBloQ Pty LtdThis company was focused on the discovery and development of new drugs targeting difficult-to-treat cancers such as triple-negative breast cancer, prostate cancer and melanoma by blocking specific metabolic processes used by cancer cells but not normal cells.
Microwave Networks Australia
MIGfast Pty Ltdspin-off company manufacturing new welding tips which use on average 30% less energy than conventional tips, generate about 30% less carbon dioxide emissions, weld up to 50% faster, and last twice as long as current tips
Mincad Systems Pty Ltd
Mindata Australia Pty Ltdspin-off company, specializes in sensors and data systems for application at remote sites
MRead LimitedSpin-off company, created to commercialise CSIRO-developed, nuclear quadrupole resonance (NQR) technology for the purpose of detecting targeted explosives and illicit drugs.
Nautilus Minerals Inclisted on the Toronto Stock Exchange: NUS and London AIM: NUS See also Seabed ore systems
NextOre Pty LtdNextOre is the global exclusive provider of magnetic resonance sensors that allow copper, iron and gold miners to measure the quality of ore and make efficiency improvement decisions in real time.
NGH Holding Ltd (t/a Geoslam)GeoSLAM is a global market leader in 3D geospatial technology solutions. Our unique “go-anywhere” technology is adaptable to all environments especially spaces that are indoor, underground or difficult to access, providing accurate 3D mapping without the need for GPS.
NiteroNitero is a fabless semiconductor company that is designing an ultra-low power 60GHz Wi-Fi solution. It performs at speeds up to ten times faster than current Wi-Fi solutions. The company was established in 2011.
North Shore LabsNorth Shore Labs have combined the best business, change and coaching research together with data analytics to create NSL INSIGHT – an eight minute per person survey.  NSL INSIGHT measures the quality of an organisation’s internal performance by aggregating each employee's perception of how well the organisation is performing on seven key factors. These key factors are vision, community, experiences, execution, urgency, presence and numbers. Quality internal performance results in: high quality customer experience, strong sales growth, higher ability to attract and retain staff, strong financials, leading market position and, ultimately, company survival.
Nourish Ingredients Pty LtdNourish Ingredients is building tailored animal-free fats that are healthier and taste better than plant fats like coconut and palm. We are targeting the alternative protein foods space as they all need better alternative fats: dairy, meat, and fish fats all have their unique characteristics that cannot simply be replicated by plant based fats.
Novozymes GroPep Limited(listed ASX: GRO) formerly GroPep
NutriV Pty LtdNutri V uses surplus vegetables from Australian farms and converts them into nutrient-dense vegetable ingredients suitable for inclusion in a range of food and beverage products. Their range of vegetable products uses technology that enhances the nutritional content by using microencapsulation of healthy oils and gut health fermentation applications.
Optical Engineering Associates Pty Ltddesign and manufacture of optical systems, e.g. airborne hyperspectral sensors (i.e. HyMap™) See The sky’s the limit for new CSIRO spinoff, 2001 (Media release)
OptiScan(listed ASX: OIL) a global leader in the development and application of microscopic imaging technologies for medical markets
Opturion Pty LtdOpturion is revolutionising the way decisions are made in transport, logistics, manufacturing, maintenance, and health services. The company has unique 21st century optimisation technology using artificial intelligence to create optimal decisions that ensure compliance, improve customer service and reduce cost.
Outback Bushfoodsspin-off company specialising in Australian native foods
PaidRight Holdings Pty LtdPaidRight was established as a collaborative venture between PwC Australia and CSIRO’s Data61, working together in building and commercialising the ground-breaking PaidRight technology platform. $3b+ wages and 7m in pay slips have been checked to date producing new pay system discoveries faster and with more confidence.
Performance AssuranceThe Performance Assurance technology allows organisations to confidently build, manage and alter large, complex ICT systems that support the delivery of vital services to customers. Performance Assurance helps uncover the performance details of large systems and to identify problem areas that may cause them to fail.
Pestat Pty Ltdspin-off company that commercialises research from CRC for Pest Animal Control
Phoslock Water Solutions Ltd(listed ASX: PHK)
PolyActiva Pty LtdPolyActiva is a clinical-stage ophthalmology company focussed on the development of sustained release ocular implants. PolyActiva has two products under clinical development, a Latanoprost FA SR Ocular Implant for the treatment of glaucoma and a Levofloxacin Ocular Implant to provide antibiotic prophylaxis following ocular surgery.
Polymer Surface Technology Pty LtdSee New company to commercialise SICOR bonding, 2003 (Media Release)
Polymerco Pty Ltdcompany based on Biodegradable biocompatible polymer technology in conjunction with Southpointe Ltd and Boron Molecular Ltd now called PolyNovo Biomaterials Pty Ltd See also Breakthrough polymer for bone repair, 2004 (Media Release)
PolyNovo LtdAt PolyNovo we are driven by improving the outcomes of patients through development and provision of the best surgical solutions possible. PolyNovo develops innovative medical devices utilising the patented bioabsorbable polymer technology Novosorb®.
PPB Technology Pty LtdPPB TechnologyTM has developed the first practical solution (CYBERTONGUE) to detect problems associated with proteases. Developed in partnership with the CSIRO, CYBERTONGUE® has the potential to make this vision a reality
Preschem Pty Ltdcompany that provides treatments to protect and beautify timber
Preston Group See Boeing acquires Australian software company, 1999 (Media release)
Prima BioMed Ltd(listed ASX: PRR)
Propeller AeroboticsPropeller Aero use their cloud-based data visualisation and analytics platform, combined with drone and sensor-collected data to provide customers in the construction, mining and waste management sectors with a powerful decision making and productivity tool.
Provisor Pty Ltdformerly the National Wine Industry Research Cluster, an incorporated proprietary company limited by shares
Quantm Ltdmarkets Align 3D software See Super system wins Aust technology award, 2001 (Media Release)
Quasar Satellite Technologies Pty LtdQuasar Satellite Technologies (Quasar) will commercialise CSIRO’s phased-array technologies in the areas of aerospace and defence. Quasar will offer the technology 'as a service', enabling commercial and public sector partners to access data from satellites in low, medium and geostationary orbit from anywhere in the world, in the same way many cloud computing services work today.
Radial Pacificdesign studio company involved with aXcessaustralia Projects Ltd See also Low emission vehicles
Radiata IncSee Cisco Systems to Acquire Radiata, Inc.
RapidAim Pty LtdRapidAIM leverages the very latest in Internet of Things sensor technology to help you take the guess-work out of pest management. We provide real-time information of fruit fly pest detection in your orchards & farms.
Red Analytics Pty Ltd (t/a Hivery)At HIVERY, we listen to data, harness it and unlock its genius. This is our vision. With a unique combination of research + data science + design, we make the complex, simple. Our solutions are designed to do one thing: maximize the return on physical retail space investment through hyper-local retailing.
Red Engine Incfounded by John Reid after he left CSIRO; developed and markets his invention, StakeOut software for security surveillance monitoring
Redbelly Blockchain Holdings Pty LtdRedbelly is developing the Red Belly Blockchain to become a platform solution and product-based company providing enterprise solutions to the financial, property, logistics and government sectors.
Redfern PhotonicsSee also Redfern Photonics lands USD 28 million
Reflexivity Pty Ltd (t/a VoconiQ)Voconiq has pioneered the development of a new specialised social science which redefines social licence to operate, and the dynamic relationships that underpin it, utilising world class research knowledge and technology solutions to enable stronger more constructive relationships.
ReNerve Pty LtdCompany is developing products that will repair and replace damaged nerves, improving the quality of life for those patients suffering nerve damage such as loss of sensation and / or proper functioning of limbs. 
Rhythm Biosciences LtdRhythm Biosciences is interested in developing and commercialising Australian medical diagnostics technology for sale to national and international markets. For Rhythm Biosciences, ColoSTAT™ is the first proposed product-in-development, intended as a test for the accurate and early detection of colorectal cancer.
Rock Technology Pty LtdConsulting services and training for the mining industry.
Rumentek Australia Pty LtdDevelopment of protein/lipid feed supplements for beef, dairy and sheep industries
Sain Solutions Pty LtdSee also Ecologically sustainable fisheries and marine industries
Saluda Medical Pty LtdSaluda Medical is a global medical device company focused on patient outcomes, science, and engineering to transform the treatment of chronic pain through spinal cord stimulation by measuring evoked compound action potentials to deliver closed loop technology.
Scantech International Pty LtdThe original company, Mineral Control Instrumentation, was founded in 1981 and became listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1987. Since that time, our business has focussed on high technology on-line analysis systems for the resource sector. Our activities are predominantly in the mining and, more recently, the cement industry, with the provision of technology and associated services. _x000D_
SciVentures Investments Pty Ltd
Securency International Pty LtdSee also Polymer banknotes
SemCorconsulting service, magnetic materials, electromagnets and electrical technology See Design and Applications of Rare-earth Permanent Magnet Motors in Australia (EEC 94)
Sidewinder Asia Pacific Pty LtdSidewinder is a leading provider of real-time mobile resource optimization software for vehicles and field personnel. It was acquired by an overseas company specifically, Sidewinder’s commercial operations subsidiary in the U.K. and its Australian subsidiary, which includes product development, sales and support. The acquisition comprises all staff, intellectual property and an extensive global customer base.
SiroChem Pty Ltdchemical consultancy, Amdel Ltd and Sirotech Ltd
SiroMath Pty Ltdmathematical consultancy
SiroMinesGeostatistical consulting company
SiroTech Ltdtechnology transfer company formed to commercialise CSIRO technology See Corporate entry: Sirotech Limited CSIRO 1984-1993 (Encyclopedia of Australian Science)
Skiatech Pty Ltdcompany formed with Nuctech Co Ltd to commercialise the next generation of air cargo scanners See also Air Cargo Scanner
Smart Storage Pty Ltdto develop and commercialise battery-based storage solutions, trading as Ecoult Pty Ltd was a joint venture between CSIRO and Cleantech Ventures See also UltraBattery™
SP HealthSP Health develop solutions to global brands in the weight loss, fitness and wellness space including The Biggest Loser, The Hairy Bikers Diet Club and the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet.
SRL PlasmaSRL Plasma Pty. Ltd. operates, manufactures and markets the PLASCON™ electric-arc plasma hazardous waste destruction process. This patented "state of the art" technology is in commercial use in a number of critical hazardous waste applications and is EPA approve. SRL is part of the Dolomatrix organisation
Starpharma Holdings ltdStarpharma Holdings Limited is a global biopharmaceutical company and a world leader in the development of new pharmaceutical and medical products based on proprietary polymers called dendrimers, with programs for COVID-19, DEP® drug delivery and VivaGel®
Tecnequip Pty LtdManufacture and sale of humidity generator and environmental monitoring systems.
TGR BioSciencescommercialises research from the CRC for Tissue Growth and Repair
The Healthy Grain Pty Ltd (formerly Barley Max Enterprises Pty Ltd)The Healthy Grain provides customers with unique, natural, nutritionally superior patentable wholegrains that enhance the health and wellbeing of people around the world. BARLEYmax® 'super barley' is a non-GM, nutritionally superior wholegrain with nutritional properties addressing the major chronic diseases of our time – colorectal cancer, heart disease, diabetes and obesity.
T-Mag Pty LtdT-Mag was formed in 2005 as joint-venture between CSIRO and three other SME shareholders to commercialise CSIRO-developed magnesium alloy casting technology as part of the Light Metals Flagship. The Company’s casting technology was designed to be energy efficient, cost effective and environmentally friendly by producing light weight, high-integrity, heat-treatable magnesium alloy permanent mould castings.
TPG NetworkManufacture of telecommunication hardware and software ind installation of computer networks
Tracksoft Pty Ltd (MyLM)MyLM is the future of biomedical device tracking. By putting RFID flag tags on devices and having reader tunnels along the supply chain and in hospitals, manufacturers and medical staff can now see the exact location of every device
Trademark VisionTrademark Vision is a technology company focused on image recognition for brand protection. It is committed to continuous research and innovation and works with governments and leading law firms and corporates around the world.
V2 Foods Pty Ltdv2food makes delicious, nutritious plant based meat. Proudly Australian and backed by CSIRO, they're on a mission to feed the planet sustainably.
VacTX Pty Ltd
Vectogenbought out by Imugene Ltd (listed ASX: IMU) See also Chicken interferon gamma
Versagel International APSAn international company registered in Denmark, Versagel International Aps, who holds the world license from Food Science Australia (AFISC) to market Prolite. Versagel International Aps was created to exclusively market Prolite around the world through regional distribution licences. Savannah, through its shareholding in Versagel International Aps, holds the exclusive sales & distribution licences to market Prolite in Asia and Japan.
Virax Holdings Limited
VivaZome Therapeutics Pty LtdVivaZome was formed to develop and commercialise exosome-based therapies, with a focus on treatments for debilitating and/or life-threatening disorders which are not adequately managed by current therapies.
WindLab Systems Pty Ltdwind energy projects
WLAN Services Pty LtdSee Wireless LANs
WQI Limited NZ (Wood Quality Initiative Ltd, NZ)equal shareholders are CSIRO and NZ Forest Research
XRF Scientific Ltd(listed ASX: XRF)
XRT Ltddeveloping and commercialising X-ray phase contrast imaging (PC) technology
Yandilla Mustard seed Oil Pty Ltdproduction of cold-pressed mustard seed oil
YuruwareYuruware provided cloud-based business continuity, migration, and monitoring and management tools which simplified the cloud while improving reliability and reducing risks and costs. The products offered by Yuruware enabled businesses to transition seamlessly between original computer hardware and a replica stored in the cloud in the event of a disaster. Yuruware was acquired by Unitrends in 2014.
Z-TECH Pty LtdSee Zirconia powders process