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Education and skills update in Vietnam 2018-2019

9 Sep 2019 Education news

This update, jointly produced by the Department of Education and Austrade, highlights a series of activities organised to support the National Strategy for International Education 2025 and AIE2025.

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Alchemy Cordial Drinks to Export Success

9 Sep 2019 Success storiesFTA Case studies

Australia’s free trade agreements have helped Queensland business Alchemy Cordial to find new markets for its cordials and syrups. Exports now comprise 15 per cent of the company’s turnover.

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The Philippines continues to prepare for the future of work

9 Sep 2019 Education news

Austrade Manila recently organised a Future of Work Symposium on behalf of Macquarie University in Makati City, Philippines. The symposium focused on the implications of the future of work on the labo ...

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Insight – Austrade and Export Finance Australia help defence companies go global

6 Sep 2019 Insights

Government support for Australia’s defence industries is on the increase, as two government agencies extend collaboration.

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Insight – Thailand launches economic transformation plan and increases R&D investment

4 Sep 2019 Insights

The Royal Thai Government has launched a comprehensive new economic-transformation strategy, called ‘Thailand 4.0’. The 20-year plan is designed to promote and support innovation, creativity, research ...

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Insight – Overseas R&D programs a viable export route for Australian defence contractors

4 Sep 2019 Insights

Increases in global defence spending are creating fresh opportunities for Australian companies to participate in overseas defence-innovation programs – especially in North America.

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How to win friends and improve healthcare across a region

3 Sep 2019 Success stories

For more than 16 years, Australian-born company Aspen Medical has been quietly growing its export business to have a major footprint across the world.

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China Skills Heat Map

2 Sep 2019 Education news MIP subscriber content

According to the Chinese Ministry of Education, China now has the world’s largest vocational education system with 9.28 million newly-enrolled students and 26.85 million registered students in 2018.

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New visa rule means 5-day turnaround time for major investors

30 Aug 2019 Investor Update

Companies with major investments in Australia can quickly bring skilled employers into Australia to fill temporary shortages, after implementation of a change to the Accredited Sponsor Scheme for the ...

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Observations from a Trade Commisioner: Scott Morriss — Austrade Tokyo

30 Aug 2019 Education news

Scott Morriss, Trade Commissioner in Tokyo manages the Japanese Business Development team in the education sector. The team recently hosted an education agent roundtable to discuss trends and gather m ...

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Australian doctors tackle brain aneurysms with artificial intelligence

29 Aug 2019 Investor Update

A new global partnership between Japanese artificial intelligence (AI) specialists, a US scanner manufacturer and Australian clinicians could dramatically improve diagnoses of a common, fatal brain co ...

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Australia: pioneers in food waste prevention

29 Aug 2019 Insights

Australia is becoming a world leader in harnessing technologies that reduce food waste. Aided by a population that is environmentally conscious, the Australian foodtech industry has evolved products a ...

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US networking helps tech-security company gain global footprint

28 Aug 2019 Success stories

Melbourne-based cyber security startup Datasec Solutions has scored a global breakthrough in securing data on connected printers.

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Austrade and AustCyber sign Collaboration Plan

27 Aug 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade has strengthened its partnership with Australia’s cyber security Industry Growth Centre, AustCyber – enhancing support for Australia’s cyber security ecosystem.

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Hyatt returns to Adelaide with 295-room luxury hotel

27 Aug 2019 Investor Update

The US-owned Hyatt hotel chain will return to South Australia after a 15-year hiatus, with plans for a major new 295-room property in Pirie Street, in Adelaide’s CBD.

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Australian agribusinesses put down roots in gourmet Kansai

26 Aug 2019 Latest from Austrade

Australian food and agribusinesses are boosting exports to Japan by opening overseas premises that directly serve Japanese customers.

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Report released on US philanthropic sources of research funding

22 Aug 2019 Education news MIP subscriber content

To support Australian universities, Austrade has identified major philanthropic organisations across the US that fund international research activities. As competition for public research funding inte ...

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When Harry met Gloria via WeChat

19 Aug 2019 Latest from Austrade

Austrade’s digital marketing platform helps Australia’s iconic food and beverage brands team up in China.

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French drone startup takes flight in Australia

15 Aug 2019 Investor Update

Sunbirds, a Toulouse-based startup has set up an office, assembly workshop and maintenance centre in Brisbane, Queensland. The office provides drone packages and drone-as-a-service solutions to survey ...

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South Korean pharma invests A$2.4 million in Adelaide subsidiary

15 Aug 2019 Investor Update

South Korean pharmaceuticals and chemicals company, Yuhan Co, Ltd (Yuhan), is setting up a permanent clinical presence in South Australia, reports the Korea Herald.

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