The University of Queensland today officially opened the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) research facility in the southern hemisphere.
Businesses looking to invest and create jobs in Melbourne’s North will benefit from the second round of the Melbourne’s North Innovation and Investment Fund (MNIIF).
The Geelong region will be boosted by the opening of the third round of the Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund (GRIIF), which supports businesses investing and creating jobs in the region.
Australia’s scientific research vessel, Investigator, will embark on its maiden research voyage in to the Southern Ocean this week, to deploy a series of marine monitoring moorings that will remain in the ocean for over a year and will return data live via satellite.
All five of the Australian Government’s Industry Growth Centres will begin building new links between businesses and researchers to boost Australian industry’s international competitiveness and enhance our areas of competitive strength, with the announcement today of Chair appointments for the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Growth Centre and the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Growth Centre.
Australian Government action to cut red tape has delivered almost $220 million to Australian businesses in the Industry and Science portfolio.
The Australian Government is determined to restore a Renewable Energy Target that works as intended, to encourage investment in renewable energy and to maintain Australia’s diverse energy mix.
The local economies in Burnie and Ulverstone will benefit from 40 new jobs across three projects, thanks to the Australian Government Tasmanian Innovation and Investment Fund and matching investment from local businesses.
Tasmania’s economy will receive a $40 million injection and more than 400 new jobs will be created thanks to the $13 million Australian Government Innovation and Investment Fund and $27 million in matching investment by local businesses.
Industry and Science Minister Ian Macfarlane has congratulated Flinders University on establishing a new campus that integrates teaching with research and entrepreneurship in engineering, medical devices and nanoscale technology disciplines.