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World leading ICT consultancy banks on Australian software expertise
23 Nov 2015
High technology adoption rates, local IT flair and a reputation for being a great incubator for fresh ideas are some of the factors that attracted Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to invest in Australi ...
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Collaboration drives success at Siemens’ Tonsley service centre
30 Sep 2015
A new Siemens workshop, located at the Tonsley precinct in Adelaide, that services turbines and heavy equipment is helping South Australia compete as a national centre for technology and engineering.
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French renewable energy company, Neoen expands across Australia
29 Sep 2015
Opportunities to expand into new international markets like Australia, where renewable energy was expanding attracted leading French renewable energy company, Neoen.
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Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Company joins forces with Australian research institutes
4 Aug 2015
A partnership between Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and Australia’s Monash University hopes to revolutionise treatments for gastrointestinal conditions.
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UK software company Firefly sets up first international office in Sydney
27 Jul 2015
London-based education software company, Firefly, is finding Australia a perfect platform to grow and expand its international presence. The new Sydney office has enhanced the company’s ability to sup ...
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Spain’s Grupo Alibérico makes Australia its regional hub for high-tech manufacturing
17 Jul 2015
Alucoil Composites has become a pioneer of aluminium composites in Asia-Pacific after the company opened the region’s first made-to-order, panel-manufacturing plant in Campbellfield, Victoria in 2015. ...
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Australia’s IT capabilities and innovation record attracts Cloudera
10 Jul 2015
Australia’s highly regarded capabilities in technology and innovation and shared business ties with the United States enticed Cloudera to establish its first office in Australia
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Hong Kong investor signs Melbourne luxury hotel development
21 May 2015
The listed Hong Kong investment group, Far East Consortium, has recently signed an agreement with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Group for the development of a luxury brand hotel in Melbourne.
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India’s Max Healthcare partners with Deakin University on big data analytic healthcare research
12 May 2015
India’s Max Healthcare and Australia’s Deakin University are partnering on a ground-breaking project involving the use of ‘Big Data’ analytics for healthcare research and management.
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Australian science shines for Pfizer
13 Mar 2015
A new collaboration with Australia's Monash University is the latest of many partnerships between global biopharmaceutical company Pfizer and Australian research institutes.
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US technology firm DocuSign selects Australia to launch into Asia-Pacific
19 Jan 2015
Just a year after opening its first office in Australia, United States-based technology company, DocuSign Inc. (DocuSign®) has experienced rapid growth. Strong demand for its Digital Transaction Manag ...
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Lockheed Martin to establish Asia-Pacific ICT Engineering Hub in Australia
16 Oct 2014
American global security and aerospace company, Lockheed Martin, is establishing an Asia-Pacific Information Communications Technology (ICT) engineering hub in partnership with the Victorian Governmen ...
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Agriculture conference highlights innovation in the Asian Century
13 Oct 2014
Export and innovation opportunities for Australia’s agribusiness sector were a focus of last week’s Ag in the Asian Century conference held in Toowoomba, Queensland. The Australian Trade and Investmen ...
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Capgemini opens new lab to enhance digital innovation in Australia
22 Sep 2014
French multinational Capgemini has opened a global delivery centre and social, mobile, analytics, cloud (SMAC) lab in Australia designed to accelerate Australian businesses’ transition to the use of d ...
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DB Schenker opens its largest logistics centre in Australia
17 Sep 2014
German company DB Schenker has opened its second supply chain and warehouse facility in Queensland, its largest in Australia. DB Schenker, operating as Schenker Australia, plans to spend more than A$4 ...
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UK-based data operator Global Switch opens second centre in Australia
2 Sep 2014
Data centre owner and operator Global Switch has launched the first stage of a new data centre in Australia, part of the UK-based company’s £1 billion (A$1.8 billion) global expansion plan. The new d ...
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Zendesk software helping Australian business improve their customer service
7 May 2014
Zendesk, the global cloud-based customer service software company, chose Melbourne as its Asia-Pacific headquarters to service Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region
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Bayer CropScience continues its investment in Australian agriculture
27 Feb 2014
Access to Australia’s diverse agricultural sector, a large research base and proximity to Asian markets are key factors which underpin Bayer CropScience’s investment in Australia.
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Germany’s Knorr-Bremse opens A$38.5m plant in Australia
18 Dec 2013
Heavy vehicle brakes manufacturer Knorr-Bremse has opened an expansive, state-of-the-art facility in Australia on the back of robust revenue growth across the state of New South Wales (NSW) and elsewh ...
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China’s KCC chooses Australia for its first overseas hotel development
11 Dec 2013
KCC’s decision to expand its hotel portfolio beyond its home market led the developer to Australia, where rising numbers of Chinese visitors signal growing demand for accommodation.
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