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Machine learning links Adelaide University with Lockheed Martin

19 Oct 2018 Investor Update

US defence contractor Lockheed Martin Australia has become the first foundation partner for the University of Adelaide’s new Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML).

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Thailand: E-commerce growing in ASEAN’s second largest economy

18 Oct 2018 Latest from Austrade

Thailand’s e-commerce market has grown significantly in recent years to become the second largest business-to-consumer e-commerce market in South East Asia, creating strong opportunities for Australia ...

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Australia joins major trade agreement on government procurement (Ministerial)

18 Oct 2018 Media releases

Australia has been accepted to join the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) overnight, ensuring Australian businesses can compete for government contracts in more market ...

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Insight – Korea and Australia - time to join forces for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

18 Oct 2018 Insights

As Korea transitions its economy, Australia is well positioned to play a complementary role and move from a traditional supplier of raw materials and commodities, to a partner in innovation, services ...

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Accessing a global workforce with Freelancer.com

18 Oct 2018 Success stories

Freelancer.com offers a way for employers and freelancers to connect in a global digital space

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New Dundee ad aims to lure more US travellers to our shores (Ministerial)

18 Oct 2018 Media releases

A series of new ‘Dundee’ videos showcasing the breadth and depth of Australia’s spectacular tourism offerings aimed at luring more American travellers to our shores have hit the airwaves in the US.

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Power Ledger delivers first-of-its-kind renewable energy project in South East Asia

17 Oct 2018 Success stories

In partnership with leading renewable energy provider BCPG, Power Ledger sets the bar for modern decentralised energy trading in Thailand.

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Insight – Finding Australia’s niche in Japan’s wine market

17 Oct 2018 Insights

The Japanese market is currently experiencing its ‘seventh wine boom’ as a surge in affordable ‘new world wines’ fuels record levels of imports. In 2017, Japan was the sixth-largest wine importing c ...

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The role of trading technology in Australia’s international business activity

16 Oct 2018 Economic analysis

AIBS respondents are experienced exporters, but we have found in two separate surveys that around half of our respondents do not engage in e-commerce.

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Where to Compete? – Introducing an Austrade business advisory tool

16 Oct 2018 Education news

Where to Compete? is an Austrade data-enabled online advisory tool for education organisations. This tool enables you to search across markets for insights and broad-based opportunities relevant to yo ...

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Plant technology about to go viral

16 Oct 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

Plant breeding technology developed at the University of Queensland is producing crops that can resist viruses and introduce other economically valuable traits, a development that could have an enormo ...

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French malt producer boosts Australian facility with A$100 million investment

16 Oct 2018 Investor Update

A massive A$100 million expansion of the Malteurop malthouse in Geelong will increase production capacity from 80,000 to 200,000 tonnes per annum to make it one of the biggest malting plants in Austra ...

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Insight – Power play: Mexico in the market for energy solutions

15 Oct 2018 Insights

A series of reforms have dramatically reshaped Mexico’s energy and utilities sector, creating opportunities for Australian providers in construction, transmission, generation build and customer servic ...

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Report on India Edtech Markets Insights released

15 Oct 2018 Education news

Austrade has released a report detailing edtech opportunities in India. These market insights outline the growth potential for edtech platforms and market appetite for development with Australian orga ...

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August student visa data shows slight increase in growth

15 Oct 2018 Education news

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

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US mining company acquires Australian nickel mine to meet forecast battery cell demand

12 Oct 2018 Investor Update

Texas-based mining company Black Mountain Metals has acquired the Lanfranchi nickel mine in Western Australia from Australian nickel miner Panoramic Resources for A$15.1 million.

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Chinese biochemical company signs MoU with Melbourne University

10 Oct 2018 Investor Update

The University of Melbourne has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Beijing First Biochemical Pharmaceutical (First Bio-Pharma) to fund research in Australia.

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Spain’s CaixaBank opens for business in Australia

10 Oct 2018 Investor Update

With the opening of its Sydney office, CaixaBank becomes the only major Spanish bank to have a presence in Australia.

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Vietnam: Snapshot on higher education

9 Oct 2018 Education news

The Australian Department of Education and Training and Austrade have prepared a snapshot update on the higher education sector. The snapshot provides an overview of the sector in terms of structure, ...

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Lockheed Martin and Deakin University join forces to boost capacity of robotic exoskeleton

9 Oct 2018 Investor Update

US-based Lockheed Martin has partnered with Deakin University’s Institute for Intelligent Systems Research (IISRI) to work on improving the aerospace manufacturer’s FORTIS Exoskeleton

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