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Connecting Victorian businesses with faster broadband
Thousands of Victorian businesses can look forward to better internet connections, with the department and NBN Co striking a landmark deal to improve connections around the state.
Science in Government podcast popular during National Science Week
Last week wrapped up National Science Week – Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.
Driving innovation in Victoria’s automotive technology sector
The Victorian Government has supported the automotive industry to adapt and grow into new markets during a challenging transition period after traditional car manufacturing came to an end in 2017.
Melissa Little, a stem cell pioneer at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Meet Professor Melissa Little, a stem cell pioneer at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (tag) (MCRI) in Melbourne and another fantastic researcher helping to increase our understanding of the effects of COVID-19 on the body.
A new manufacturing alliance for Central Victoria
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
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.
Victorian scientists unlock the genetic code to medicinal cannabis
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
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
We are asking Victorians to help identify where mobile and broadband improvements are most needed.
What does innovation mean to you? Let us know!
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?