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Funding for innovative technology to boost bushfire response

The piloting of innovative technology that aims to enhance bushfire operations and management will be accelerated under a new NSW Government funding program.

Fintech leader Afterpay set to expand in Sydney’s Tech Central

NSW has further cemented itself as a global leader in the tech space, with financial technology platform Afterpay confirmed as the second anchor tenant for Sydney’s growing Tech Central precinct.

New expressions of interest in $50 million fund to drive CBD's revitalisation

The NSW Government is calling for new expressions of interest in its $50 million CBDs Revitalisation Fund, aimed at helping Sydney roar back to life.

NSW space tech to board Australia's first ride-share satellite

A payload of space technology designed by five of the state’s most ambitious space-related businesses, including robotic arms, solar cells and space edge computers, will be launched into orbit to test and prove functionality, as part of an Australian-first ride-share satellite mission to make NSW a global force in space technology.

New Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement set to boost NSW economy

The NSW Government has welcomed news that Australia has signed a comprehensive free trade agreement with the UK that will further support NSW’s economic recovery.

More international students return to NSW communities

NSW is welcoming back even more international students into the state after federal border restrictions were lifted.

$5 million for innovative NSW technologies

The NSW Government has announced seven innovative NSW companies sharing a $5 million Physical Sciences Fund that will help bring their technologies to life.

NSW appoints ASEAN, India & Middle East trade and investment commissioners

The NSW Government has appointed two further Senior Trade and Investment Commissioners (STICs) to help facilitate new export growth opportunities and open doors for NSW businesses across the ten Southeast Asian member states (ASEAN), India and the Middle East.

Search for operator for $1 million NSW cyber security accelerator

Investment NSW is calling for expressions of interest from experienced startup accelerators to run a three-year Cyber Security Accelerator in Residence to help NSW-based cyber security businesses develop products, fine tune business models and boost their connections with international investors.

Sydney Manufacturing Hub to accelerate the innovation state

Tech Central's latest addition is set to take NSW's advanced manufacturing industry from strength to strength, as a flagship $25 million Sydney Manufacturing Hub finds its home in the heart of the nation's premier innovation hub.

NSW secures $40 million Chinese medtech deal

Eight new pharmaceutical clinical trials with a value of more than $40 million are planned after NSW Government supported a joint venture between Sydney-based company George Clinical and Guangzhou (China) based pharmaceutical company Link Health at the 28th biennial NSW-Guangdong Joint Economic Meeting (JEM).

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.