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Australian Cochlear implant pioneer honoured as 2021 NSW Scientist Of The Year

One of the original engineers to pioneer the development of the multi-channel cochlear implant, Professor James (Jim) Patrick has been named the 2021 NSW Scientist of the Year.

NSW and Guangdong celebrate sister state

The NSW Government and People’s Government of Guangdong Province together with senior business and academic leaders will participate in the 28th biennial NSW-Guangdong Joint Economic Meeting (JEM) to explore partnerships and trade opportunities, with a focus on areas of agri-food, health and life sciences and the clean economy.

Tech central powering ahead with the opening of the Quantum Terminal

The state’s vision for a world-class innovation and technology precinct is coming to life, with Tech Central’s Quantum Terminal welcoming its first tenants.

Marrickville's Philter named 2021 NSW Independent Brewer of the Year

Marrickville-based Philter Brewing has been crowned the 2021 NSW Independent Brewer of the Year, taking out the top gong at last night’s Australian Independent Brewers Association (IBA)’s annual awards, The Indies.

NSW businesses and international students gain benefits through work experience

Investment NSW has partnered with businesses across the state to deliver 1,300 international student work experience placements that will provide businesses with global insights and research, whilst gearing students with a network for future career development.

NSW Government boosts medtech jobs and takes infection prevention global

Investment from the NSW Government will see infection prevention specialist Nanosonics establish a new global headquarters in Macquarie Park, support 400 jobs and widen the company’s international reach to meet growing global medtech demand.

Expanded Google presence secures NSW’s digital future

Investment NSW has welcomed Google Australia’s $1 billion investment in local infrastructure, research and partnerships, including a new expanded Sydney headquarters, as the state secures its future as the southern hemisphere’s premier digital and technology hub.

Fully vaccinated international students to return quarantine-free

The New South Wales Government has announced it will not require international students to quarantine if they are fully vaccinated with a TGA recognised vaccine. This aligns with quarantine requirements for returning Australians.

2021 NSW international student award winners

International students and organisations that have championed campus multiculturalism, driven environmental initiatives, promoted health and wellbeing, and supported students with food and essential items in the wake of COVID-19 are among the six winners of the 2021 NSW International Student Awards.

Sydney as a global fintech hub showcased at world fintech festival 2021

The NSW Government has partnered with the Singapore Government to showcase Sydney as a global fintech hub through the World FinTech Festival, part of the Singapore FinTech Festival 2021, which runs from 8-12 November.

NSW business security in cyber-safe hands

The NSW Cyber Security Workforce and Skills Development Program is working to shape high school and university students into the cyber experts of tomorrow, thanks to $650,000 of Commonwealth investment through the Cyber Security Skills Partnership and Innovation Fund.

NSW funds world-leading undersea detection & communication technologies

The NSW Defence Innovation Network (DIN) Strategic Investment Initiative is pioneering the development of integrated undersea acoustic communications and sensing technologies to enable long-distance, reliable covert communications.