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Canberran spacecraft simulator lands UK defence contract

A Canberra-based spacecraft simulator firm will work on a more than $1.5 million United Kingdom Ministry of Defence contact to support its satellite mission. Nominal Systems has partnered with...

NSW prepares decade-long industry policy blueprint

The New South Wales Government is rethinking its industry policy to account for “transformative forces” like decarbonisation, digitisation, and shifting value chains over the next decade, as productivity also...

Coalition promises $454m more for ‘Ghost Bat’ drones

A re-elected Coalition government would pour a further $454 million into the Loyal Wingman autonomous aerial vehicle program being developed by the Royal Australian Air Force and Boeing. The...

Greens push for Future of Work Commission

The federal Greens will push for the establishment of a Future of Work Commission, with a focus on the gig economy, automation and digitalisation. Greens Leader Adam Bandt unveiled...

AusBiotech unveils 10-year blueprint for the biotech sector

Life sciences industry representative body AusBiotech has launched a 10-year strategy for the biotechnology sector in an effort to “herald an era of Australian discovery, translationa and innovation”. The...

Labor earmarks $1b for advanced manufacturing investment fund

Federal Labor has unveiled another industry investment fund, this one targeted at advanced manufacturing and rebuilding Australia’s industrial base across sectors ranging from transport, defence and resources, to agriculture, food...

The Innovation Papers: Last call for policy ideas

As we head into the last days of a hard-fought federal election campaign, InnovationAus.com is putting out a final call to the ecosystem for industry policy ideas that will...

Big Tech behaviour is really ‘not okay’: Rod Sims

The former chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Rod Sims has used a speaking engagement in Canberra to re-emphasise the need to reign in the power of...

$4.5 million in fellowships for MedTech and BioTech stars

Australia’s Industry Growth Centre for MedTech and pharmaceuticals has awarded 18 new industry fellowships to provide researchers, clinicians, and other professionals with commercial experience. The $32 million Researcher Exchange...