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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Melbourne anti-nuclear campaign ICAN

An international campaign to abolish nuclear weapons that originated in Carlton in Melbourne ten years ago has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace.

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Indian mobile device Cloud platform pCloudy opens device data centre in Melbourne

Bengaluru-based mobile device Cloud platform pCloudy.com has opened the doors to its new device data centre in Melbourne.

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Global connections strengthened with new Boston office

The State Government of Victoria has expanded its international trade and investment network with the opening of a new US office in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Melbourne hospitals to host world-first cyber trial

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.

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Melbourne shines in latest Global Financial Centres Index

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.

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Monash University students use 3D printing to build world-first rocket engine

University students in Victoria have used revolutionary 3D printing technology to design, build and test a world-first rocket engine.

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University of Melbourne again ranked as Australia’s top university

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.

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Victoria’s free public WiFi and future plans

Free public WiFi has been made available outdoors in the Melbourne city centre including Bourke St Mall, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne Museum and on platforms at Melbourne’s city train stations. The network provides a combined coverage zone of over 600,000 square metres across the three cities, making it the largest outdoor free public WiFi network of its kind in Australia.

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Trade strategy links Victorian business to global markets

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Victoria has a new strategy to help local businesses tap into new markets in Asia and across the globe.

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Swinburne’s Factory of the Future to develop digital manufacturing skills

Reinforcing its reputation as a world leader in advanced manufacturing, Swinburne University of Technology has received a A$135 million industrial software grant from engineering giant Siemens.

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Melbourne is the global human capital and lifestyle city

Melbourne has just been crowned a global champion for human capital and lifestyle, according to the latest international research.

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Melbourne Innovation Districts, a collaboration that will shape the city’s future

A new urban innovation district is being developed in the north of Melbourne’s city centre by three of the capital’s biggest civic and educational institutions.

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