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Monash University Incubator attracts world-class manufacturer
22 Sep 2017
Leading Greek yoghurt manufacturer, Chobani, is the first client to use the new Monash University A$3 million incubation facility.
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Leading US data centre provider opens fifth Australian centre
20 Sep 2017
San Francisco-headquartered data centre provider, Digital Realty, announced construction has commenced on its new facility in Western Sydney.
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New website: Australia, the world’s eighth largest tourism market and a major investment destination
7 Sep 2017
A new website, tourisminvestment.com.au,is now Australia’s primary digital platform for the promotion and attraction of tourism investment.
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Scottish brewer crafts expansion in Australia
6 Sep 2017
BrewDog, an independent Scottish brewing company, has announced plans to build a brewery in Australia.
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Unilever expands its investment in Australian dairy with Weis acquisition
5 Sep 2017
Anglo-Dutch food and beverage giant Unilever has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Weis Frozen Foods for an undisclosed price.
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Microsoft expands its cloud presence in Australia
4 Sep 2017
US-based Microsoft, has announced the creation of two new Azure cloud regions in Canberra, Australia, increasing the number of Azure regions to 42 globally.
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Bosch investment unlocks Australian smartphone key innovation
1 Sep 2017
Bosch Australia’s automotive electronics group has invented a new ‘Perfectly Keyless’ system that transforms smartphones into car keys.
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Report: Opportunities in Australia’s billion dollar education technology market
28 Aug 2017
Austrade has released a new industry capability report on education technology (edtech) – the provision of technology solutions for educational purposes.
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Northern Australian opportunity meets North American investors
18 Aug 2017
The Northern Australia Investment Forum 2017 is gaining momentum in the lead up to the event, with Australian Government representatives recently completing a successful promotional tour of the US and ...
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Report: US-Australia investment relationship tips A$1.47 trillion
17 Aug 2017
The Australian Treasurer, Scott Morrison MP, this week launched the Indispensable economic partners: The US-Australia investment relationship report, and remarked that it is a ‘timely reminder of the ...
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Japan’s Mitsui to invest ‘agressively’ in renewable energy
16 Aug 2017
Mitsui & Co., one of the world's most diversified trading, investment and services enterprises, is planning to invest ‘agressively’ in Australia’s renewables and battery storage sector.
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Microsoft to scale up quantum computing in multi-year deal with the University of Sydney
4 Aug 2017
The University of Sydney and Microsoft have signed a multi-year partnership for quantum research in Australia. As part of the deal, the university will host Station Q Sydney, a laboratory dedicated to ...
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Boeing engage Queensland SMEs on remote pilot aircraft technology
3 Aug 2017
Boeing Defence Australia has engaged Queensland businesses to help develop world-first technology to enable the use of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) to inspect and capture critical data on ...
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Google cloud lands in Australia
1 Aug 2017
US tech giant Google has expanded its Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to its first site in Australia. The recently opened GCP is located in Sydney, and joins other GCPs in the Asia-Pacific region such as ...
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Report: past, present and future of Japan’s A$91 billion direct investment in Australia
31 Jul 2017
Minister Steven Ciobo MP last week launched the Japanese Investment in Australia – a trusted partnership report.
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World’s largest battery to be built in South Australia
25 Jul 2017
A consortium involving Tesla, French company Neoen and the South Australian Government will deliver what is reputed to be the world's largest lithium ion battery.
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AstraZeneca invests a further A$100 million into its Sydney facility
13 Jul 2017
AstraZeneca is reinvesting a further A$100 million to expand its manufacturing facility in North Ryde, Sydney.
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Goldwind invests in the largest wind project in Australia
12 Jul 2017
Leading Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, Xinjiang Goldwind (Goldwind), is investing A$110 million to acquire Australia’s largest wind development projects, Victoria’s Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, fro ...
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Spanish agricultural biotech invests in Australian agtech
7 Jul 2017
The Spanish agricultural biotech R&D company, Symborg, has invested in Australian agricultural biotech company, thinkbio.
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Procore opens its first international office in Sydney
4 Jul 2017
Procore, a leading US provider of cloud-based applications for the construction industry, has opened an office in Sydney.
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