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Global pharma firms partner with Australia to find new cancer treatments

14 Jul 2021 Investor Update

Two global pharmaceutical companies have partnered with Australian research institutions to develop new treatments and drugs to fight cancer.

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UK pharmaceutical firm to build A$85m manufacturing facility in Australia

14 Jul 2021 Investor Update

Noumed Pharmaceuticals is establishing an A$85 million manufacturing facility in South Australia, thanks to funding support from the Australian Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative.

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GoCardless: tapping the fintech opportunity in Australia with bank-to-bank payments

13 Jul 2021 Success stories

GoCardless is a global fintech firm founded in the UK, offering innovative digital bank-to-bank payment solutions. The company entered Australia in 2018 and has clocked impressive growth within a shor ...

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Australian METS helps India’s power plants tackle air pollution

12 Jul 2021 Success stories

Queensland METS company, RTI, is now exporting ore-monitoring technology to Indian power stations.

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Creating new trade opportunities in Europe (Ministerial)

12 Jul 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is investing in new trading opportunities for Australian businesses in Europe with the opening of a new Austrade office in the Netherlands.

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Headlands Distilling Co. in high spirits as export journey kicks off

9 Jul 2021 Success stories

Headlands Distilling Co. is exporting its handcrafted gins and vodkas to Singapore with assistance from Austrade.

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Insight – Seafood exports to Taiwan to be streamlined under new systems recognition arrangements

8 Jul 2021 Insights

Taiwan has formally recognised the Australian seafood export system for all species of seafood and all types of products under the HS code headings of 03, 1604 and 1605.

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New $800m grants program to transform Australian manufacturing

8 Jul 2021 Investor Update

The Australian Government is providing $800 million in co-funding to encourage collaboration on major manufacturing projects.

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Australian parking-tech pioneer, KERB wins Kuala Lumpur ‘Smart City’ challenge

5 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

A Brisbane-based technology company that helps match car drivers with parking spots has won a major global technology challenge.

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Insight – Malaysia extends nationwide lockdown with stricter restrictions in certain districts

5 Jul 2021 Insights

In light of increasing Covid-19 infections, the Malaysian government recently announced an indefinite extension of its nationwide lockdown. This will result in only sectors considered ‘essential’ bein ...

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Indonesia FTA helps Australian METS company grow exports and services

5 Jul 2021 Success stories

The 2020 Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) is helping Australian mining technology companies to grow exports. Lower tariffs and improved foreign investment rul ...

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Australian scientific technology to verify the provenance of UK lithium

5 Jul 2021 Latest from Austrade

Cornish Lithium will use Source Certain International’s scientific provenance verification technology to identify the origin of lithium mined in the UK.

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Boosting economic opportunities with Vietnam (Ministerial)

1 Jul 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is helping to strengthen trade opportunities with Vietnam, to support local jobs and businesses.

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Celebrating Australia’s outstanding exporters (Ministerial)

1 Jul 2021 Media releases

Australia’s exporters will be celebrated at the 59th Australian Export Awards.

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New measures to help grow Australia’s civil space sector (Ministerial)

1 Jul 2021 Media releases

Turbocharging growth in Australia's civil space sector is the aim of two key measures announced today by the Morrison Government that will help to reduce launch costs and open the door to increased co ...

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Australia and Pacific delivering trade and development agreement (Ministerial)

30 Jun 2021 Media releases

The Morrison Government is working to strengthen economic cooperation and development in the region, as trade ministers from the Pacific met today.

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DroneShield builds $200 million sales with counter-drone and AI expertise

30 Jun 2021 Success stories

The rapid, global ascent of Sydney-based DroneShield shows Australian electronics warfare (EW) capabilities at their best. The company’s counter-drone systems are now in service with the US Air Force, ...

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Insight – ‘Eco-score’ labelling hits the shelves in Europe

30 Jun 2021 Insights

A growing number of large European retail groups are adopting new voluntary environmental labels for food products. One example used by the REWE, Lidl and Colruyt groups is the ‘Eco-Score’ labelling s ...

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Insight – Pakistan agrees to improve market access for grains, pulses and oilseeds

30 Jun 2021 Insights

Between May and June 2021 Pakistan’s Department of Plant Protection agreed to on arrival devitalisation treatments of canola, methyl bromide fumigation for chickpeas and lentils, and phosphine fumigat ...

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Study Australia Masterclasses — New Live Series and Library

28 Jun 2021 Education news

Following the success of Austrade’s South Asia Live Masterclass Series and campaign launch, Study Australia Masterclasses are now freely available via our website and Masterclass Library. We encourage ...

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