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Microsoft, University of Melbourne in world-first research centre
9 Dec 2013
Underscoring Australia’s reputation for collaboration between government, academia and business, software giant Microsoft has partnered with the University of Melbourne and the State of Victoria in a research centre devoted to bringing new social int ...
Family-run McLaren Vale winery gets $30m boost from Chinese investment
3 Dec 2013
A partnership between Australia’s Gemtree Vineyards and China’s Sichuan Taifeng Group has tripled production at the family-run winery in the heart of South Australia’s McLaren Vale region.
Foreign investment central to economic prosperity
2 Dec 2013
Senior investment commissioners from the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) have met with Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb to discuss ways of increasing foreign investment into Australia.
Schlumberger opens oil and gas R&D lab in Australia
29 Nov 2013
US-based Schlumberger has opened a laboratory in Australia to analyse unconventional and conventional plays in the resource-rich nation’s oil and gas industry.
Germany’s SAP, University of Queensland in R&D partnership
28 Nov 2013
German software company SAP will partner with the University of Queensland (UQ) on research aimed at developing safer, cheaper, more productive transport systems.
Australian Government earmarks A$522m to fund new ARC projects
20 Nov 2013
The Australian Government has earmarked A$522 million to assist nearly 1200 new research projects funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
Dutch pharmaceutical company opens $62m facility in Australia
14 Nov 2013
DSM Pharmaceutical Products has opened a new state-of-the-art biomanufacturing facility in Australia, underpinning the nation’s reputation for world-class medical innovation.
Adams Valves chooses Australia for Asia-Pacific expansion
13 Nov 2013
Valve-maker Adams Armaturen has selected Australia as the location of its first Asia-Pacific facility, strengthening Australia’s reputation for resources supply chain investment and capabilities.
Lockheed Martin opens A$10m cyber-security centre in Australia
6 Nov 2013
Lockheed Martin has opened a Security Intelligence Centre in Australia in a move that underscores the nation’s reputation for a highly educated workforce and robust technology industry.
Australia’s R&D know-how on show in India
6 Nov 2013
Australia’s world-class research and development (R&D) capability is the focal point of a month-long Australian Innovation Showcase 2013 in India.

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