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Economy-wide smart sensor network project connects farms
5 Aug 2014
Tasmania’s Sense-T project has moved a step further towards creating the world’s first economy-wide intelligent sensor network with the rollout of large-scale farm trials of new sensing technology and smart phone apps.
Food Futures Conference to focus on agricultural development policy in Northern Australia
1 Aug 2014
The upcoming Food Futures Conference in Darwin will focus on agricultural development policy in Northern Australia, an area the Federal Government sees as key to the expansion of Australia’s agribusiness sector.
Italy’s Ermenegildo Zegna in joint venture with Australian wool property Achill
25 Jul 2014
Italian luxury fashion label Ermenegildo Zegna has taken a majority stake in Australian superfine wool producer Achill. The joint venture is a first for the iconic men’s fashion brand, a move that vertically integrates its production and highlights A ...
Australia a top 20 global innovator
23 Jul 2014
Australia has achieved its highest ever ranking in The 2014 Global Innovation Index (GII), rising among the world’s top 20 innovators in a measure published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization.
Senior Investment Specialists join Austrade
21 Jul 2014
A team of Senior Investment Specialists has joined Austrade as an initiative of the Minister for Trade and Investment, underpinning the Australian Government’s increased focus on attracting foreign direct investment.
Australia determined to build on its strengths as an investment destination
19 Jul 2014
Australia wants to hear from existing investors, potential investors and other members of the business sector about ways to improve on the nation’s foreign direct investment (FDI) environment, according to Treasurer Joe Hockey.
Investment Minister Andrew Robb to lead Australian Investment Forum
16 Jul 2014
Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb will chair the Australian Investment Forum in Sydney this week, detailing the Government’s economic reforms and other plans which build on Australia’s track record for attracting and supporting foreign invest ...
PSL expands to Australia to meet demand from Asia
14 Jul 2014
UK-based Powder Systems Ltd (PSL), a pharmaceutical filtration, drying and containment manufacturer, has opened an office in Australia, expanding its operations to Perth on the back of growing demand from South-East Asia.
Australia’s Bionomics attracts Alzheimer’s research funding from Merck
11 Jul 2014
Biopharmaceutical company Bionomics has entered into an Alzheimer’s research agreement with US giant Merck, known as MSD in Australia, in a move that underscores Australia’s reputation for innovation and collaboration.
Australia’s A$13bn dairy industry the focus of investment conference
10 Jul 2014
Potential investors in Australia’s A$13 billion dairy industry can register for Dairy Australia’s first ever investment conference to be held later this year.

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