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Next Generation Scientists and Coders to Benefit from Bushfire STEM in Schools Program

From developing coding skills to exploring the science and technology behind protective clothing and equipment, two new bushfire-focused education courses will benefit from $400,000 in funding, to reach a broader range of Year 5 to 10 students and teachers, as part of the NSW Government’s Bushfire STEM in Schools Program.

Cool plan to boost jobs in Western Sydney

World-leading air conditioning technology company, Daikin, is set to expand its Western Sydney headquarters and manufacturing operations under the NSW Liberal and Nationals Government’s $250 million Jobs Plus Program.

$6 million for researchers and startups to make their mark in biotech infrastructure

Some of NSW’s most innovative researchers and startups will benefit from a share of $6 million in funding to accelerate the scale up and investment of synthetic biology and biomanufacturing products, creating even more jobs and economic opportunities.

High-tech campus on the rise in central coast

The opening of a new state-of-the-art University of Newcastle campus in Gosford is a step closer following the signing of the final agreement between the NSW Government and the University of Newcastle.

Global leader to operate $96 million RNA facility at Macquarie University

Australia’s first-of-its-kind $96 million RNA research and pilot manufacturing facility will be built at Macquarie University and operated by Myeloid Therapeutics.

Keeping the lights bright for art and culture

Sydney’s night-time arts and culture scene will receive a boost with nine organisations ready to keep their doors open after dark, attracting new audiences to the CBD and driving economic activity.

$5 million tech network to prepare NSW for future fires and floods

A new network dedicated to creating stronger connections between first responders, businesses and researchers will develop cutting-edge technology and help NSW better prepare for fires and floods.

Boosting Tech Central's R&D infrastructure

A high-tech multiuse facility that provides critical infrastructure to the artificial intelligence, Medtech, space, and robotics sectors is among four projects set to share in $8 million, as part of the NSW Government’s Tech Central Research and Innovation Infrastructure Fund.

NSW Government launches $40 million biosciences fund for innovative startups

Startups will be supported to develop and commercialise problem-solving products, devices and systems in the biological sciences space through a new $40 million NSW Government program.

Reinforcing NSW as a global quantum centre

Quantum computing startups and deep-tech companies will be supported to advance their innovations through the NSW Government’s new $7 million Quantum Computing Commercialisation Fund.

Global powerhouse Techstars joins Tech Central

Local technology startups are set to boost their growth with Techstars, a global investment business providing access to capital, one-on-one mentorship and programming for early-stage entrepreneurs, joining Sydney’s Tech Central district.

New R&D infrastructure gets $117 million boost

Scientific research and technological development will be turbocharged as part of a $117 million NSW Government investment to improve vital infrastructure and equipment that will support our world-leading scientists and innovators.