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Centre of excellence establishes NSW as the cyber security capital

A vision to make NSW the leading cyber security state in the Asia Pacific region is a step closer with the NSW Government’s Jobs Plus Program committing to support the development of Macquarie Telecom’s Sovereign Cyber Security Centre of Excellence.

Nominations open for NSW export success

The NSW Government is calling on the state’s leading export businesses to showcase their success by submitting applications for the 2021 Premier’s NSW Export Awards.

NSW becomes PPE manufacturing powerhouse

Ten NSW manufacturers have received a share in $5 million of NSW Government funding to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) to support domestic and international markets through COVID-19 and boost local jobs.

Independent brewers tapping into support

The $600 million NSW independent brewing industry is set to thrive in the post- pandemic economy with brewers from Tumut to Tweed Heads tapping into support as part of the NSW Government’s plans.

Budget primes investment NSW to drive innovation and jobs

The 2021-22 NSW Budget will empower a bold vision to make NSW a global destination for ideas, innovation and commercialisation, with more than $416 million allocated to Investment NSW to attract investment, research and development to the state and turn ideas into the jobs of the future.

Budget to bolster state’s global footprint

The NSW Government is delivering a record investment in trade and industry to support NSW businesses through the economic recovery and to expand the state’s international export opportunities.

NSW Biotech in the hands of global buyers

Investment NSW has supported a delegation of 21 leading NSW biotech innovators and researchers to participate in the global biotech conference BIO Digital, promoting opportunities to grow their exports, identify joint ventures and establish global distribution across the event’s 7,000 attendees.

NSW Government announces new $28 million mission to tackle bushfire threat

The NSW Government will direct $28 million into research and development and promoting new and emerging industries and technology to better prepare the state for future bushfires.

NSW bouncing back with R&D commercialisation

Innovative ideas have been brought to life following the second R&D Innovation Districts Challenge. Some of projects include optimising logistics for rapid vaccine distribution, mobile apps and games to teach STEM to students, and a business tool to support the wellbeing of customer service workforces.

NSW to welcome back international students under pilot plan

International students are expected to be welcomed back under a NSW Government pilot plan for their safe return over the second half of the year, to help kick-start the billion-dollar industry.

Funding boost for cyber infrastructure in NSW

The NSW Government’s Defence Innovation Network (NSW DIN) is funding a world leading technology project for civilian and military intelligence, surveillance & reconnaissance (ISR) applications.

Opera House lights up for Italy

The Sydney Opera House has put on a show in celebration of the 75th Italian National Day and Republic Day, lighting up with the green, white and red of the Italian flag.