eCommerce giant Alibaba
will open an office in Melbourne by the end of 2016 in a move to expand its
presence into Australia and New Zealand.
A new report has found that Australia's top-flight innovators will draw
on a mix of skills – creative, business and technical– to tap new sources of wealth
in the future.
Melbourne researchers are on the brink of developing a blood test to
detect Alzheimer's disease potentially years before symptoms appear.
Victoria has developed a
coordinated plan designed to save 10,000 lives by 2025 from cancer in the next
Co-working hubs are growing
rapidly in popularity across Melbourne indicating a shift in the way we are
choosing to work.
Catapult Sports is poised to
become a key innovator in the rapidly growing sports technology industry.
Building on their considerable success in Australia, they are now rapidly
penetrating international markets with meticulously fine-tuned devices and
software, engineered to monitor athletic performance.
Starpharma Holdings Ltd has signed an
exclusive contract to supply condoms to the Chinese Government.
A wind farm generating enough power for 140,000 households will be Victoria's most productive and is to be established in Victoria's south west near Dundonnell, 200 kilometres from Melbourne.
become the first Government in Australia to issue Green Bonds, raising A$300
million to finance both new and existing projects delivering environmental
benefits to the state.
Construction is set to
begin on the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory (SUPL), which will
establish the city as a regional centre for scientific excellence.
A new A$20 million plan by the State Government of Victoria will ensure the state continues to be a world leader in ground breaking health and medical research that is changing lives.
The Vice President of the United
States of America, Joseph R Biden Jr, has celebrated Melbourne's landmark A$1
billion Victorian Comprehensive
Cancer Centre (VCCC) coinciding with the launch of the new initiative.