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New Australian Government grants to boost manufacturing jobs
6 Mar 2014
More than 100 new manufacturing jobs will be created by the first project to be funded under the first round of the Australian and Victorian Government’s Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund (GRIIF).
Fresenius Kabi injects A$47 million into pharma manufacturing in Australia
4 Mar 2014
German healthcare company, Fresenius Kabi will invest A$47 million to expand its Australian operations with a new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Melbourne.
Sanofi Pasteur enlists University of Melbourne to develop vaccines against infectious diseases
25 Feb 2014
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the French integrated healthcare leader Sanofi, will partner with the University of Melbourne to work together to develop immune-boosters and vaccines.
Equinix invests US$60 million into Australian data and cloud infrastructure
24 Feb 2014
Equinix, a US-based global interconnection and data centre company, will establish a US$60 million data centre in Melbourne. The new centre will address the global demand for premium data centre services as data consumption and cloud services continu ...
Australian 4G networks now the fastest in the world
23 Feb 2014
Australia's 4G networks deliver the fastest download speeds in the world, according to a new report by British wireless coverage mapping company, OpenSignal.
Australian Government commits A$186 million to support international collaboration in research
22 Feb 2014
The Australian Government last month announced A$186 million in funding for Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) to drive research that will deliver practical benefits to industry and the community.
BASF launches new €2.5 million training centre in Australia
19 Feb 2014
German chemical company, BASF has expanded its Australian operations with a €2.5 million automotive refinish training centre in the state of New South Wales.
GrainCorp invests A$125 million to strengthen manufacturing operations in Australia
17 Feb 2014
Australia’s GrainCorp Oils has announced a $125 million investment to expand and consolidate its edible oils and spreads manufacturing operations in the country.
Hewlett-Packard teams up with University of South Australia to incubate new technology
17 Feb 2014
US computer and business services giant, Hewlett-Packard (HP) has partnered with the University of South Australia (UniSA) to establish a research centre in Adelaide to develop and incubate new business ideas and technologies for commercialisation.
Australia’s investment priorities announced
14 Feb 2014
Trade and Investment Minister, Mr Andrew Robb announced Australia’s priority areas of foreign direct investment today.

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