On 13 March Invest Victoria had the pleasure of hosting an Advisory Panel meeting for Enterprise Ireland, and the opening of their new office here in Melbourne.
In another win for Victoria’s thriving medical technology and pharmaceutical sector, Praxis Precision Medicines will establish its Asia Pacific headquarters and research and development centre in Victoria.
Melbourne’s position as Australia’s leading destination for tech firms has been confirmed by a recently released global report.
Some of the world’s most capable aircraft will take centre stage at the upcoming Australian International Airshow & Aerospace and Defence Exposition 2019.The Airshow is an important part of Victoria’s major events calendar, attracting over 200,000 attendees and providing a significant boost to the local economy.
Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), Australia’s peak representative body for the tech sector has announced it will move its headquarters to Melbourne.
End-to-end Australian biopharmaceutical production for small to medium enterprises will soon be possible, with the Victorian Government committing funding for a ground-breaking early-stage biologics manufacturing facility, to be built at CSIRO’s Clayton Biomedical Manufacturing Precinct.
Melbourne’s position as the fashion and retail capital of Australia was reinforced today as Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) officially opened its new Australasian head office in Burnley, securing 1,500 jobs for Victoria and transplanting the headquarters of iconic David Jones from Sydney.
Victoria’s digital technology sector received a further boost today with the announcement that European major player in digital transformation Groupe onepoint has established its Australian headquarters in Melbourne.
Round 9 of LaunchVic funding will provide Victoria’s startup sector with a $500,000 boost for the state’s co-working spaces.
Melbourne’s startup sector is being boosted with $2.35 million to improve local investor education and help create the next generation of startup angel and venture capital (VC) investors.
Melbourne’s reputation as a leader in technology and innovation will be further cemented with the addition of the Apple Global Flagship Store to Federation Square.
More than 170 Victorian startups will benefit from a $13.45 million investment by the Victorian State Government to establish three world-class accelerators in Victoria.