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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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Report confirms benefit of PAFTA for Australian farmers, businesses (Ministerial)

21 Nov 2018 Media releases

Today the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) released its second report into the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA). PAFTA has significant benefits for Australian farmers and busine ...

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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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The L'Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Fellowships 2018

15 Nov 2018 Australia Unlimited feature

The L'OrĂ©al-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellowships recognise the achievements of outstanding female scientists at different stages of their careers. This year’s Australian rec ...

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AFUEE Japan 2018 event and insight report

12 Nov 2018 Education news

The Australia Future Unlimited Education Exhibition (AFUEE) is Austrade’s flagship education event in Japan held in Tokyo and, for the first time this year, also in Osaka. This report collects data an ...

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Beston Global Food Company Feeds Thai Appetites for Aussie Food

12 Nov 2018 Success stories

With Thai consumers becoming more affluent and curious to experience foreign cuisine, the Beston Global Food Company found strong market research and on-the-ground support offered a recipe for interna ...

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Fibre King well positioned to capitalise on ASEAN growth

12 Nov 2018 Success stories

This innovative Australian packaging machine manufacturer is growing its business in ASEAN after establishing production operations in Thailand, ASEAN’s manufacturing centre.

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Ericsson partners with Telstra to launch pioneering 5G network

9 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Swedish technology giant Ericsson has joined forces with Telstra to roll out what they claim will be the largest and fastest mobile network across Australia.

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Australian and Chinese companies pen landmark agreements (Ministerial)

8 Nov 2018 Media releases

Eleven major commercial agreements between Australian and Chinese companies worth almost $15 billion over the next five years have been signed today, reflecting the high level of commitment of the Aus ...

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New deal set to bring more Chinese tourists to Australia (Ministerial)

8 Nov 2018 Media releases

The Liberal-National Government through Tourism Australia and China Eastern Airlines, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding aimed at further growing travel between Australia and China.

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Korean cosmetics conglomerate boosts Australian presence

8 Nov 2018 Investor Update

Amorepacific, South Korea’s oldest and largest beauty business, is expanding its footprint in Australia as demand for K-beauty (Korean beauty) products strengthens.

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Namoi Cotton grows export sales in Bangladesh

6 Nov 2018 Success stories

Namoi Cotton’s exports to Bangladesh are worth up to US$60 million annually, thanks to strong relationships with the country’s top-tier spinning mills.

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Japanese multinationals commit to the Western Sydney Aerotropolis

6 Nov 2018 Investor Update

The New South Wales Government has signed two international investment agreements with two of Japan’s biggest multinationals to establish a presence in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis

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Snapshot on the English language training market in Vietnam

5 Nov 2018 Education news

The Australian Department of Education and Training and Austrade have jointly prepared a snapshot report on the English language training sector in Vietnam. It includes policy updates, market overview ...

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