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A new manufacturing alliance for Central Victoria

Published: 16 July 2021

The new Central Victorian Advanced Manufacturing alliance will boost investment and skills in central Victoria and connect local businesses to global markets, supported by a $1 million Victorian Government funding allocation.

Future proofing Victoria’s primary industries

Published: 15 July 2021

The Victorian Government is acting now to support primary industries to adapt to a changing climate, and is seeking public feedback on a draft plan that will reduce climate change risks, build resilience and harness opportunities.

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Victorian scientists unlock the genetic code to medicinal cannabis

Published: 13 July 2021

Scientists at Agriculture Victoria have unlocked the genetic code of medicinal cannabis, creating the world’s most complete genomic reference.

Supporting local innovators to advance electric vehicle technology

Published: 29 June 2021

Applied EV a Melbourne company specialising in robotic electric vehicles – is set to expand its research and development and production activities at its new $2 million facility in Bayswater North.

Connecting Victoria with mobile and broadband

Published: 29 June 2021

We are asking Victorians to help identify where mobile and broadband improvements are most needed.

What does innovation mean to you? Let us know!

Published: 24 June 2021

Victorian innovations are helping us tackle the big challenges of our time, from Wi-Fi technology to vaccine production, but what does innovation mean to you?

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Celebrating Victoria’s best in technology and innovation

Published: 22 June 2021

Victoria’s game changing tech innovators celebrated the industry’s achievements at the 28th annual Victorian State iAwards that took place virtually on 16 June.

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Cold storage logistics giant to expand operations in Victoria

Published: 18 June 2021

A global logistics company is set to invest $147 million to expand its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne’s west, bolstering Victoria’s food storage capacity with funding support from the Victorian Government.

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New defence centre to create hundreds of jobs in Victoria

Published: 02 June 2021

A state-of-the-art defence centre is set to be established in Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend precinct, creating 280 new high-value jobs in Victoria’s defence industry.

Boosting skills and promoting jobs in the naval shipbuilding sector

Published: 24 May 2021

Victoria’s naval shipbuilding sector has been strengthened by an agreement signed between the Naval Shipbuilding College (NSC) and the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, on behalf of the Victorian Government.

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