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CEFC reaches 1GW solar milestone with finance across 20 large scale solar projects

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has reached a major investment milestone for large-scale solar development in Australia, with its latest two investments helping accelerate the delivery of more than 1GW in additional solar energy across 20 projects.  The CEFC today announced it  had committed $207 million in debt finance to accelerate the development

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New frontiers for graphene

A new Industrial Transformation Research Hub will focus on developing unique high-value graphene products and devices for industry. Australian Research Council (ARC) Chief Executive Officer, Professor Sue Thomas, welcomed the opening of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Graphene Enabled Industry Transformation at The University of Adelaide today. The ARC

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Western Australian innovators receive SPURonWA grants for location-based projects

Local entrepreneurs working on innovations in road safety, agriculture and building projects are just some of the recipients of the latest round of SPURonWA grants. Under the guidance of SPUR, the start-ups will invest the grants in development costs associated with their innovative location-based solutions, and begin accelerating their ideas to

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Towards 2020: Transport ministers approve vital next phase of automated vehicle regulation

Australian transport ministers have approved two key automated vehicle reforms as part of a roadmap of reform to support commercial deployment.Chief Executive of the National Transport Commission (NTC), Paul Retter said ministers endorsed new national enforcement guidelines and agreed to progress the development of a safety assurance system at the

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Industry trial of Australian Satellite-Based Augmentation System officially launched

The Australian Government yesterday launched a trial of Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) for the Australasian region at an event at CQUniversity Australia's Rockhampton campus. The launch was attended by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator Matt Canavan, who said CQUniversity is leading one of over 30 projects that will

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Aussie businesses set to tackle the lucrative Chinese consumer market

Three Australian businesses have been announced as winners of the nbn Glocals Academy, which will see them upskill on everything from learning how to process overseas payments to finding a purchasing agent before launching their products internationally.The winners will undergo a six month one-on-one mentorship program with Chinese business expansion expert, CT

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Jobs of the future on the agenda for CSIRO Innovation Fund

Companies developing new ways to diagnose cancer, platforms to connect work and learning, next generation WiFi chips and quantum computing firmware are among the first to receive investment from Main Sequence Ventures, manager of the $200 million CSIRO Innovation Fund.Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia

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