ABC 730 Report | Australia could become one of the big players in space
Sep 22, 2017
Nova Group Director Peter Nikoloff provided commentary within ABC’s 730 report feature ‘Australia could become one of the big players in space’.
Experts call for a dedicated Australian space agency to help claim a slice of the growing space business pie.
Source: 7.30 | Duration: 5min 29sec
Nova Group named amongst Australia's Most Innovative Companies
Sep 21, 2017
Nova Group – Nova Systems parent brand – has again been listed amongst Australia’s Most Innovative Companies list for the fifth time in six years.
Listed at #41, Nova Group were praised for:
“Unleashing the economic and community benefits of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) across Australia – The Nova Group developed an approach to permit multiple UAVs to operate simultaneously in the same airspace. We balanced commercial complexity to the risk of the operations and proved safety through flight trials. This allowed the regulator to allow out of sight operations for the market using The Nova Group’s new approach.”
Find the full list here: 50 Most Innovative Companies
Nova Systems and Advanced Digital Sciences Center collaborate on R&D project
Sep 18, 2017
Nova Systems and Advanced Digital Sciences Center collaborate on R&D project to improve Safety and Security in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Traffic Management in Singapore
Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF), through the Singapore Cyber Security Consortium, has awarded Nova Systems and Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC) a grant to embark on a research project aimed at improving the safety and security in UAS Traffic Management.
On the significance of the grant, Ryan Lee, Managing Director (Asia) of Nova Systems says, “This is the first time that Nova Systems has been awarded a research grant by the NRF. The research project signifies the company’s commitment to invest and build sovereign capabilities in Singapore to support the Smart Nation initiatives, and strengthen protection of smart network and critical infrastructure in Singapore and beyond.”
The project with ADSC, a leading research institution established in Singapore by the University of Illinois and known for its work on network and control systems security of critical infrastructure, presents an opportunity to address safety and security requirements in the emerging field of UAS Traffic Management. Nova Systems and ADSC will be supported by industry safety assurance and security management expert Critical Systems Labs Inc. and cyber security firm NSHC Security.
The participation of NSHC, a Red Teaming specialist, presents an unique opportunity to challenge the traditional paradigm of system design and development, and propel the “shift left strategy” for cyber security to be considered at the earliest possible stage of system development. This approach will aim to strengthen design and development processes to ensure that safety and security work in synergy and tandem downstream.
Nova Systems recognises the increasing cyber security threats and risks posed to aviation operations and the need to incorporate the highest possible cyber-security expertise, harmonised with safety assurance as a principal consideration in the aviation industry. This collaboration with ADSC, Critical Systems Lab and NSHC Security creates a unique team composition and approach to offer a complete safety and security management solutions to the aviation industry with industry experts in safety and security, research institution and red teaming mindset and approach rolled into one common aim to promote and instil safety, security and system engineering approach to safeguard mission and safety critical infrastructure.
Media Article | How South Australia could propel itself to a big share of the $400 billion global space economy
Sep 11, 2017
How South Australia could propel itself to a big share of the $400 billion global space economy
IN two weeks, Adelaide will welcome an estimated 4000 space industry heavyweights from around the globe.
The International Astronautical congress, which has been held every year since 1950, is the premier meeting of the global space community.
Hosted by the International Astronautical Federation, International Academy of Astronautics and International Institute of Space Law, this year’s event will include lectures and presentations about life on Mars, outer space settlements, solar sailing, space junk retrieval missions and South Australia’s role in the development of space tugs and buses.
Founder and chief executive of Space X and Tesla, multi-millionaire businessman Elon Musk, plans to provide delegates with an update on his plans for colonising Mars.
South Australian-born astronaut Andy Thomas will deliver a keynote address at a networking event with guests including heads of space agencies, astronauts, international parliamentarians and senior industry representatives.
One of the world’s leading science educators, Planetary Society chief executive Bill Nye, will discuss solar-sailing spacecrafts that are seen as the possible future of interstellar space travel…..
Nova Group listed in AFR Top 500 Privately Owned Companies
Sep 7, 2017
Nova Group – Nova Systems parent company – has again been listed in the Australian Financial Review, Top 500 Private Companies List.
Listed at #438, the Group showed a 27.3% increase in revenue from 2016 to climb 25 positions.