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Giant Leap for Space Industry R&D in NSW

Technologies that aim to enhance our space-based defence surveillance capabilities, improve the performance of computers in space and deliver sovereign production of communication systems are among projects funded under a landmark new program.

National science week set to inspire NSW

Sydney will come alive during National Science Week (13-21 August), as part of a statewide festival of science which is set to inspire bright young minds and encourage interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Driving Semiconductor Capability in NSW

A new initiative to drive sovereign semiconductor capability will be established in NSW to support critical local industries including health, defence and telecommunications.

Future Economy Fund to drive businesses and industries of tomorrow

The NSW Government will commit $703.4 million in the 2022-23 NSW Budget to deliver the State’s first fund aimed at the full life cycle of innovative, high-growth businesses in priority sectors and drive productivity in emerging high-value industries, such as digital technology, medical technology and the clean economy.

NSW Budget delivers big bang for science

The NSW Government will deliver the single-largest investment in scientific research, innovation and technological development in the State’s history, with a landmark $832.7 million boost over four years in the 2022-23 NSW Budget.

NSW appoints final two Senior Trade Investment Commissioners

NSW businesses exporting to the United States and China are set to benefit with the appointment of two global Senior Trade and Investment Commissioners.

Tech Central levels up with support for Wi-Fi and new cyber security vault

The NSW Government’s Jobs Plus Program will help Australia’s largest semiconductor employer, Morse Micro, expand its work into revolutionary long-range, low power Wi-Fi in Sydney’s Tech Central – boosting its team of over 120 staff from 33 countries, including one of Wi-Fi’s original pioneers, Professor Neil Weste.

NSW medtech takes centre stage at San Diego BIO 2022

NSW’s leading research and medtech capabilities will be showcased to the world at one of the largest global biotech events this week.

Budget investment to accelerate RNA R&D

The NSW Government will accelerate the translation of local RNA research into new products, services and jobs through an historic $119 million investment over 10 years in the 2022-23 NSW Budget.

NSW launches first virtual student hub

International students across NSW and around the globe will have access to free employability programs and English language mentors thanks to a new interactive platform from the NSW Government.

Cochlear boosts NSW medtech manufacturing

The NSW Government’s $250 million Jobs Plus Program will support homegrown MedTech business Cochlear to expand its footprint in NSW, creating more than 170 high-skilled jobs and supporting the development of next-generation hearing implants.

World's top innovators to converge on Sydney

NSW has won its bid to host a globally recognised three-day innovation event designed to boost local and international trade and investment.