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New fund to turbocharge modern manufacturing

A new $30 million program will ensure NSW remains a modern manufacturing powerhouse by attracting more investment in industries such as medical technology, digital systems, clean energy, defence and aerospace.

Startup support to grow the economy

Startups looking to fuel their growth can now apply for the $40 million expansion of the NSW Government’s highly successful Minimum Viable Product (MVP) grant program.

Western Sydney Startup Hub open for business

An innovative new hub for Western Sydney’s brightest startups, scaleups and businesses has opened its doors in the heart of Parramatta.

New program connecting international students to jobs

A new Australian-first program will help address shortages in the labour market by connecting international students directly with NSW employers across the nation’s largest and most diverse state economy.

New tech adoption to turbocharge NSW productivity growth

Adopting emerging technologies could boost Gross State Product (GSP) by an additional 11.8 per cent to 2035, which is equivalent to $11,600 per person or $27,400 a household.

Jobs boom as Sydney secures Hollywood giant

One of the world’s leading visual effects (VFX) companies will set up shop in Sydney’s Tech Central, thanks to the latest round of the NSW Government’s $250 million Jobs Plus Program.

NSW and Indonesian trade ties strengthened

Trade, investment and collaboration opportunities with Indonesia are set to be bolstered across new growth areas with the renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NSW and Jakarta.

Leading neuroscientist Glenda Halliday named NSW Scientist of the Year

Internationally acclaimed neuroscientist Professor Glenda Halliday FAA FAHMS from the University of Sydney is the 2022 NSW Scientist of the Year.

Inspiring international students honoured

Social inclusion, sustainability and support for mental health initiatives spanning 17 nationalities topped the list at this year’s NSW International Student Awards.

New incubator program to fast-track startups

Aspiring entrepreneurs will be supported through their startup journey, thanks to a new program which will provide them with the skillset needed to commercialise their ideas and develop successful deep tech businesses.

Funding to fast track bushfire technology

NSW businesses trialling innovative, field-ready bushfire technologies can now apply for the second round of the NSW Government’s Bushfire Technology Pilots Program.

Tech Central Scaleup Hub opens its doors

Sydney’s Tech Central has further cemented itself as the country’s premier technology innovation district with the official opening today of a new scaleup hub on Pitt Street.