Innovation newsroom


23 November 2021 - Breakthrough funding to boost biotech startups

Biotech startups in Melbourne are set to benefit from a new incubator in Parkville thanks to a substantial investment from the Victorian Government’s Breakthrough Victoria Fund. Read more

12 November 2021 - Catalyst program helping Victorian startups take the next step

The Victorian Government is backing young high-growth companies by helping investors understand how to invest and support early-stage startups to scale. Read more

10 November 2021 - Landmark program equipping mid-career workers with in-demand digital skills

The Victorian Government’s new Digital Jobs program is upskilling mid-career Victorians and providing businesses with much-needed digital workers. Read more

10 November 2021 - Governor’s Awards recognise best in startup sector

Victorian startups will be recognised for their achievements in the inaugural Governor of Victoria Startup Awards. Read more

6 November 2021 - Supercharging Victoria’s advanced medical manufacturing sector

A new investment from the Victorian Government will enable Melbourne-based 3DMEDiTech to expand its world-class 3D medical manufacturing facility. Read more

8 September 2021 - New world-class sports tech hub to call Victoria home

Victoria’s growing sports technology sector is set to be boosted by a $4 million investment to establish the Australian Sports Innovation Centre for Excellence in Cremorne. Read more

5 September 2021 - Delivering cutting edge care to critically ill newborns

The Victorian Government is investing in a world-first medical device that will help more critically ill newborns get access to potentially lifesaving care. Read more

25 August 2021 - Boosting agricultural innovation with mobile coverage

Farmers and residents in one of Victoria’s most productive horticultural regions will soon have better mobile coverage, thanks to a $3.2 million Victorian Government investment. Read more

Upcoming events

The Victorian Government proudly supports and promotes a range of innovation-related events.

Explore the Digital Innovation Futures (DIF) events calendar to find out what’s on.

Case studies

Zena Sport

Geelong-based Zena Sport is breaking the mould when it comes to new-age impact protection garments designed specifically for female athletes. Read more

Cremorne Digital Hub

The establishment of a new Digital Hub in Cremorne will be a focal point for creative and digital enterprises and startups – will accelerate Cremorne’s development as a global innovation and technology precinct. Read more

Page last updated: 13 December 2021