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Japan’s biggest pharma co., Takeda, teams with Melbourne’s BioCurate to expedite new drug development

29 Nov 2019

Victorian medicines accelerator, BioCurate, is partnering with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to expedite the development of new therapeutics and drugs.

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Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru trade deals to open new doors for Australian exporters (Ministerial)

27 Nov 2019

Widespread benefits for Australian farmers, businesses and investors are one step closer with the enabling legislation for major trade deals with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru passing through the Parl ...

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Insight – Industry 4.0 transforms prospects for Australian manufacturing

26 Nov 2019

Across the world, the pace of innovation is increasing and transforming the way services are delivered and goods produced.

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Sydney Uni drives mobility-as-a-service expertise in city trials

26 Nov 2019

The Sydney-based Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) is an expert contributor to public policy on transport and logistics – in Australia and around the world. Founded in 1991, its expe ...

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Asia turns to Australia for smart cities solutions

26 Nov 2019

Developers across Asia are seeking innovative solutions to help them create more liveable and environmentally sustainable cities, opening up opportunities for Australian designers, constructors and bu ...

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Australian brands shine at the second China International Import Expo

25 Nov 2019

The second China International Import Expo (CIIE) attracted a record number of Australian companies and generated more than $350 million worth of trade deals for exporters.

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Report on LATAM industry skills training opportunities released

22 Nov 2019

Developed by Austrade through research undertaken in Chile, Peru, Mexico and Argentina, the 2019 LATAM Industry Skills Training Opportunities report contributes to a better understanding of the commer ...

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Last chance to have your say in our strategic review

19 Nov 2019

Austrade is currently undertaking a strategic review of parts of our education services.

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Tenacious Ventures receives A$16 million investment boost

19 Nov 2019

Australian agrifood tech venture capital fund Tenacious Ventures has received a A$16 million injection that will strengthen its ability to invest in startups developing innovative agtech.

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Australia: Future-proofing farm management

18 Nov 2019

Systems and solutions that manage agricultural activities have been instrumental in helping Australian farmers to improve productivity, increase operating efficiency and reduce costs.

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Australia’s capital looks for major investment in renewables to meet 100% target

14 Nov 2019

Australia’s capital, Canberra, is set for a large-scale renewable-energy auction to guarantee its 100 per cent renewables target into the mid-2020s.

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Bringing foods with health benefits to the world

8 Nov 2019

As the number of people with diabetes and food allergies increases worldwide, SalDoce Fine Foods has found a ready market for its gluten-free, vegan and plant-based protein products, which provide hea ...

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Insight – India on the rise in latest ease of doing business rankings

8 Nov 2019

India has moved up 14 places to be 63rd among 190 nations for ease of doing business, in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report, released on 24 October.

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Malaysia’s Gamuda buys 50% stake in Australian rail infrastructure firm

7 Nov 2019

Malaysian engineering, property and infrastructure company Gamuda Berhad has acquired a 50% share of Martinus Rail, a New South Wales-based railway infrastructure firm.

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Opportunity for Leading Australian Innovations with US Defense

7 Nov 2019

The US defence market remains the world’s largest and can be a lucrative export market for Australian industry.

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China Skills Heat Map

6 Nov 2019

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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Australia welcomes agreement to finalise regional trade deal (Ministerial)

5 Nov 2019

Australia has welcomed agreement to quickly finalise a landmark deal for trade in our region that will boost export opportunities for Australian businesses and create more local jobs.

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Austrade and IDP new research shows studying overseas is a family affair

4 Nov 2019

Parents are an important category of education consumer but there is little hard data about how involved they are in decisions to study overseas and what they have the most influence over. Austrade re ...

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Korea and Australia strengthen research ties in early drug development

1 Nov 2019

Korea’s Yuhan Corporation announced on 1 November that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of Australia’s oldest research institutions, the 104-year-old Walter and Eliza Hall In ...

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Austrade supports strong economic ties between NSW and China

29 Oct 2019

Austrade has partnered with the NSW Government to deliver one of the largest business missions from Guangdong Province ever to visit Australia.

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