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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.

$24 million to fund innovative solutions from NSW small businesses

The NSW Government today launched a new initiative for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), which will receive $24 million in funding over its first two years. 

Call to action for NSW defence businesses

Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) are being encouraged to harness their future defence opportunities in NSW, with the launch of Adroita’s Partnering for Success white paper today at LAND FORCES 2021, the International Land Defence Exposition in Brisbane.

Defence industry supports growth of indigenous businesses

Two NSW companies, who have already tasted success in the defence industry, have collaborated to launch a new Indigenous-owned and Supply Nation registered manufacturing company.

NSW a leading force in defence industry

The NSW local defence industry will connect with potential customers as 24 co- exhibitors prepare to shine at the 2021 LAND FORCES International Land Defence Exposition with the support of the NSW Government.

NSW Government to send local tech into space

Space technology in NSW is ready for take-off, with one of Australia’s leading space industry research centres chosen to lead NSW’s Space Qualification Mission, a key initiative of the NSW Space Industry Development Strategy.

Strong future for cyber security in NSW

The launch of a sector-wide cyber security strategy has cemented the industry as a key focus of the NSW Government. 

NSW jobs surging to full health

Medical technology is the star of the NSW Government’s first round of the Jobs Plus Program delivering about 280 jobs with Baxter Healthcare and biotechnology company SpeeDx announced as the first businesses to be part of the program.