Melbourne research finds improved stroke treatment

World-first research led by La Trobe University in Melbourne has found that injecting human amniotic cells discarded after birth into stroke patients can significantly reduce brain injury and aid recovery.

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Growing the food industry in Melbourne

A new food manufacturing industry group in the norther regions of Melbourne, Australia, will strengthen food and beverage manufacturing and investment in Victoria.

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Victorian manufacturing is powering ahead

Manufacturing in Victoria has grown for 12 consecutive months according to data from the Australian Industry Group, demonstrating the sector’s impressive strength and compelling future ahead.

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Connecting Melbourne with UK and France for innovation and growth

Melbourne’s position and capability as a major centre for innovation and manufacturing will be enhanced through closer partnerships with France and UK - the focus of discussions with Australia's Victorian Government.

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Chinese online retailer JD.com sets up shop in Melbourne

Victoria’s businesses will have access to millions more international customers now that one of China’s largest online retailers is opening its regional headquarters in Melbourne.

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Australia ranked one of the world’s top innovators

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A new global ranking from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has identified Australia as one of the top innovators in the 2018 International Innovation Scorecard.

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Korean manufacturer Nutribiotech chooses Melbourne for new plant

Nutribiotech, a leading nutritional supplement producer with factories in China, Korea and the US, has chosen Victoria as the location of its fourth global manufacturing facility.

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Melbourne accelerates Fintech with two new coworking hubs

The State Government of Victoria is partnering with two hub operators – Stone & Chalk and YBF Ventures, formerly known as York Butter Factory – to launch two new financial technology hubs to help grow Melbourne’s thriving fintech sector.

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York Butter Factory acquires coworking space Teamsquare

Melbourne-based technology incubator York Butter Factory has acquired the co-working space, Teamsquare at 520 Bourke Street, Melbourne which will see it increase its floor space fivefold.

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Apple’s global flagship store to open at Fed Square

Australia’s first Apple global flagship store will open at Federation Square, delivering more public space, visitors and events to Victoria, and creating hundreds of local jobs.

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University of Melbourne’s new campus at Fishermans Bend

The University of Melbourne will create a new campus at Fishermans Bend as part of a A$1 billion plan to create a world-class engineering school in Victoria.

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Victorian food business Bertocchi expansion creates 700 jobs

A leading food manufacturer is creating more than 700 jobs through its A$46.7 million expansion across Victoria.

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