Twenty companies will share in almost A$30 million in funding to establish and expand advanced manufacturing activities in Victoria and South Australia, to be allocated under the Federal Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund.
A new delivery system has been developed to target macular degeneration, by using a special drug that responds to shining light into the eye.
A new 30-minute test for coronary artery disease has been devised which reduces the number of invasive tests required to confirm diagnosis.
Melbourne has been identified as the fifth safest city in the world by the 2017 Safe Cities Index, a report from The Economist Intelligence Unit.
The new A$2.5 million Centre for Research Excellence in Malaria Elimination based at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity at the University of Melbourne is set to develop new drugs to treat the tropical scourge of malaria as well as train the next generation of experts in Australia and overseas to treat the persistent disease.
Highlighting the growing relationship between Victoria and Chile, the first direct flight between Santiago and Melbourne has landed at Tullamarine.
Bengaluru-based mobile device Cloud platform pCloudy.com has opened the doors to its new device data centre in Melbourne.
The State Government of Victoria has expanded its international trade and investment network with the opening of a new US office in Boston, Massachusetts.
Melbourne’s hospitals will soon have cutting-edge cyber-security devices installed to protect medical equipment from being hijacked in a world-first global trial.
Melbourne has jumped eight ranking places in the latest Global Financial Centres Index, produced in partnership by the China Development Institute (CDI) in Shenzhen and Z/Yen Partners in London.
University students in Victoria have used revolutionary 3D printing technology to design, build and test a world-first rocket engine.
The 2018 Times Higher Education: Top 1,000 Universities has once again ranked the University of Melbourne as number one in Australia, moving one spot up to 32nd in the world.