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First Digital Innovation Festival to be held in Victoria

Victoria will hold its first Digital Innovation Festival (#DIF) this week consolidating the state's reputation as the number one tech and startup destination of the Asia Pacific region.

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LaunchVic funding for Victoria’s Startup economy

The State Government of Victoria has allocated A$6.5 million to support 18 startup projects that will help to create the jobs of the future.

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Zendesk building on Melbourne’s solid ground

Entrepreneurial Aussies return to their hometown of Melbourne as the city's thriving business scene means being overseas is no longer necessary to get ahead.

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Victoria launches trade and investment campaign: A State of Momentum

The State Government of Victoria has launched a new trade and investment campaign to promote the benefits of doing business in our state.

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Melbourne scientists discover cancer-killing antibody

Victorian biomedical scientists have published evidence suggesting that a particular antibody could be used to activate a cancer-killing protein.

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TALI: A Victorian tech ‘perfect storm’

The cross-industry conversations taking place in Melbourne have created the ideal conditions for a 'perfect storm' of innovation. Among the many cutting-edge technologies to come out of this inventive culture is TALI, a ground-breaking attention training program for children suffering from attention deficits.

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Burnet Institute: Creating an Even Playing Field to Beat Disease

Hepatitis C could become a disease of the past as the Burnet Institute's smart diagnostics and innovative vaccines reach out beyond Melbourne to poor and vulnerable communities across Australia and throughout the world.

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Planet Innovation tops the most innovative rankings again

A Melbourne-based commercialisation consultancy and manufacturer, has topped The Australian Financial Review Most Innovative Companies list for the second year in a row.

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Melbourne crowned world's most liveable city for a record 6th year running

Melbourne has been crowned as the world's most liveable city for an unprecedented 6th year in a row, topping the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Global Liveability Index.

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Why is Melbourne Australia's fastest growing city?

Melbourne has been crowned the world's most liveable city for an historic sixth year running by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).  It combines this title with being Australia's fastest growing city, with the population increasing by around 100,000 people a year.

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Why a culture that’s great for workers creates better cities

Melbourne has once again been named the world's most liveable city.  Liveable cities make for desirable workplaces, and Melbourne is proof of how this fosters both innovation in business and a vibrant, engaging civic culture.

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Victoria to establish a National Proton Beam Therapy Centre to aid fight against cancer

Victoria has committed A$50 million in funding to create a National Proton Beam Therapy Centre for the treatment of cancer in Melbourne.

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