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Australian METS suppliers and Polish miners boost collaboration agreements

5 Dec 2018 Latest from Austrade

Australian and Polish mining and resources companies have signed four memorandums of understanding, following the Polish and Australian Resources and Energy conference in Sydney earlier this year.

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INPEX wins 2018 Investment Award

4 Dec 2018 Investor Update

Japanese resources company INPEX was awarded the 2018 Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister’s Investment Award.

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Gut instinct

4 Dec 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

With a philosophy of ‘beauty begins in the belly’ Sydney entrepreneur Carla Oates has built a global empire based on powders and potions designed to improve skin and health from the inside out. Her et ...

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Japanese tech titan Hitachi joins Western Sydney precinct project

3 Dec 2018 Investor Update

Japanese technology conglomerate Hitachi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the NSW Government to collaborate on the development of the Western Parkland City and Western Sydney Aerotr ...

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Global tech consultancy Infosys to create 1,200 jobs in Australia

30 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Infosys, an India-founded technology consultancy, has announced it is creating 1,200 IT jobs and opening three Innovation Hubs in Australia by 2020.

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ABS release 2017-18 education related travel exports by market

29 Nov 2018 Education news

The Australian Bureau of Statistics have released 2017-18 travel export data by purpose and market.

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Takeda awards A$100,000 Australian medical research grants

29 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Takeda, Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company, has awarded individual grants of approximately A$100,000 to four Australian research programs as part of its COCKPI-T open innovation program

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Australia holds world record for longest period of growth among developed economies

28 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Australia's economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 0.9% in seasonally adjusted terms over the June quarter 2018, according to the latest National Accounts figures recently released by the Australian ...

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Swiss fund manager enters Australian market with A$50 million solar investment

26 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Switzerland-based investment manager SUSI Partners has acquired 100% of a solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Queensland.

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Onshore student visa growth continues in September 2018

23 Nov 2018 Education news

The Department of Home Affairs have released September 2018 student visa data.

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US medical device maker partners with GenesisCare on cancer research and treatment

23 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Varian and GenesisCare have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a strategic partnership for cancer care research and to increase access to advanced cancer care across Australia.

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New agreement to drive cross-border e-commerce across ASEAN

22 Nov 2018 Latest from Austrade

Economic ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have signed the first regional agreement on e-commerce.

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On a mission to clean up space

22 Nov 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Professor Craig Smith has been passionate about astronomy and science since he was a child. Now as CEO of EOS Space Systems, he’s helping build giant lasers to prevent space debris from colliding and ...

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UK pharmaceutical links up with Australian biotech to develop needle-free vaccines

22 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Enesi Pharma in the UK and Australian biotechnology firm Sementis have signed a research and development (R&D) collaborative agreement to develop vaccines to treat peanut allergy and mosquito-borne in ...

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Thailand a springboard for ANCA’S ASEAN expansion plans

21 Nov 2018 Success stories

As the manufacturing powerhouse of ASEAN, Thailand was the ideal springboard for ANCA’s international growth ambitions. The success of its Thai production base enabled the company to supply other busi ...

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Novartis and BioCurate to work together on early-stage drug discovery

21 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Global biopharmaceutical Novartis and Australian biomedical research company BioCurate have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to share research and accelerate discoveries of new drugs.

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Insight – Mexico's need for upstream oil and gas solutions

21 Nov 2018 Insights

Following years of decline, oil and gas production in Mexico is on the rise, opening up opportunities for Australian suppliers and service providers.

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CBG Systems' marine insulation business rides wave of success

20 Nov 2018 Success stories

With 40 years in the marine insulation business, CBG Systems has grown from a two person contracting team to a world leader in state-of-the-art marine insulation.

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New International enrolments in the US decline by 6.6 per cent in 2017-18

20 Nov 2018 Education news

Austrade is seeking partner institutions for the next “Film, Fly, Experience Australia” schools video competition to directly engage schools across South Asia. This will provide a platform to profile ...

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Global pharma company strikes deal with Melbourne research centre to develop new cancer drugs

16 Nov 2018 Investor Update

US-based pharmaceutical Pfizer Inc. has signed a two-year research partnership with Cancer Therapeutics Co-operative Research Centre (CTx) to develop two programs focusing on drug discovery.

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