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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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IBM opens fourth data centre in Australia
12 Jun 2017
IBM has opened a fourth data centre in Sydney to meet increased demand for Bluemix, its locally-hosted cloud service, and Watson, its artificially intelligent cognitive computing platform.
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TCS sets up new Innovation Lab in Australia
2 Jun 2017
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a division of India’s Tata Group, will open a TCS Innovation Lab in Australia, creating new jobs for Australians.
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Microsoft creates 120 new jobs at Asia sales centre in Sydney
31 May 2017
Microsoft has selected Sydney as one of four global Inside Sales Centres, creating 120 new digital seller roles.
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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries invests in Adelaide University research partnership
9 May 2017
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), part of Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Group, has signed a collaborative research contract with the University of Adelaide.
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Israeli cyber security and defence training company to open Australian HQ
24 Apr 2017
Israeli cyber security company CyberGym is relocating its global headquarters to Melbourne, generating 60 new full-time jobs over the next three years.
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UK autonomous vehicle designer establishes Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia
19 Apr 2017
RDM Group, a designer and manufacturer of autonomous vehicles, is establishing its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Adelaide’s Tonsley innovation district.
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A$447.5 million committed to new agribusiness Cooperative Research Centres
11 Apr 2017
Australia’s universities, public and private sectors have committed to four new Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) to help agricultural producers with innovation and technology.
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Verizon chooses Australia for its Asia-Pacific cyber security facility
4 Apr 2017
US telecommunications multinational Verizon has strengthened its cyber security capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region by opening a new security operations centre in Canberra.
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US-based cyber security company UpGuard launches Sydney office
21 Mar 2017
UpGuard, an Australian-founded cyber security startup, is opening an Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney, five years after moving to Silicon Valley.
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US and Australian organisations partner to streamline border security through data analytics
16 Mar 2017
US-headquartered global IT company, Unisys, is joining forces with CSIRO’s Data61 to develop an advanced data analytics solution to streamline Australia’s border security assessments.
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Huawei partners with James Cook University
9 Mar 2017
China’s leading ICT solutions provider, Huawei, is partnering with James Cook University (JCU) to develop the latest connectivity innovation through Australia’s first Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) lab in C ...
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US DevOps consultancy opens Melbourne office to tap into Australia’s digital transformation
8 Mar 2017
Contino, a US-based enterprise DevOps and cloud transformation consultancy, has opened an office in Melbourne to take advantage of investment opportunities in digital transformation.
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Israeli drone company flies into Western Australia’s mining hub
24 Feb 2017
Industrial drone company Airobotics has established its first overseas entity in Perth, Western Australia, to service clients in Australia’s mining and resources sector.
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Korea Zinc Company invests in Australia’s renewable energy sector
13 Feb 2017
Sun Metals Corporation, a subsidiary of Korea Zinc Company, is developing a 100MW solar farm to supply power to its zinc refinery in Townsville, northern Queensland.
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US drone and aerial data company enters Australian market
25 Jan 2017
Australia’s agricultural, environmental and energy industries are set to benefit from the opening of a Sydney office of PrecisionHawk, a global provider of commercial drone and drone–data platforms.
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Japan’s Hitachi Zosen to acquire majority stake in Osmoflo Group
24 Jan 2017
Hitachi Zosen, a Japanese industrial and engineering corporation, is acquiring a majority shareholding (70 per cent) of Osmoflo, a leading Australian desalination and wastewater treatment company.
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RocketSpace to open tech startup campuses in Australia
23 Jan 2017
San Francisco’s RocketSpace – the US startup accelerator that helped launch tech companies such as Uber and Spotify – is opening its first Australian campuses in 2017.
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Fintech businesses to benefit from licensing exemptions
23 Dec 2016
The Australian Government has introduced a ‘regulatory sandbox’ to provide companies in the financial services sector with flexibility to test new financial technology (fintech) products.
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Softbank Robotics to establish its first presence in Australia
2 Dec 2016
Japanese company, SoftBank Robotics, has announced it will be establishing its first presence in Australia with an outpost in one of Queensland’s Fortitude Valley startup and innovation precincts. The ...
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