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Melbourne crowned world’s most liveable city for 7th year running

Melbourne’s reign as the world’s most liveable city has been extended for the seventh year by the prestigious Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) annual Liveability Index.

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Monash Food Incubator and Rocket Seeder partner to launch agtech accelerator

Victorian-based startups in the food and agtech sectors can now apply for development help from a new accelerator program.

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Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre launched in Melbourne to boost ecosystem

Australia’s manufacturing sector has been invigorated with the launch of the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC).

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BAE Systems to build defence hub in Victoria for LAND 400 project

The State Government of Victoria has secured a deal with BAE Systems, reinforcing the state’s position in Phase Two of the LAND 400 multi-billion dollar military vehicle project.

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Software developer SmartBear opens APAC HQ in Melbourne

A leading US software developer has opened its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne.

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Melbourne research linking iron to Alzheimer’s could help predict dementia

The underlying causes of Alzheimer’s Disease, which causes memory loss and poor language skills, have long been elusive to scientists.

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New cyber security accelerator CyRise opens in Melbourne

One of the first cyber security accelerators in the Asia Pacific region will be set up in Melbourne.

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Report finds pharmaceutical manufacturing driving huge growth in Victoria’s exports

New data shows Victoria's medical technologies and pharmaceuticals exports are experiencing rapid growth thanks to world-class advanced manufacturing capabilities.

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Melbourne reaffirmed as Australia’s cultural capital in BCG report

Boston Consulting Group's new report has ranked Melbourne as the top cultural destination in Australia, third in the Asia Pacific and twelfth in the world.

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Stone & Chalk opens Fintech hub in Melbourne

Fintech hub Stone & Chalk will open a centre of opportunity in Melbourne next month with the support of new corporate backers including AustralianSuper and National Australia Bank to accelerate the growth of the Victorian fintech ecosystem.

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A 3D map of Melbourne’s future skyline

Melbourne's future streetscape can now be viewed for the first time as an interactive 3D model that shows its building development activity.

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Australia and Japan move closer to grow FinTech

Two key regulatory financial agencies in Australia and Japan have developed a co-operative framework which will open up an important market for Australian FinTechs.

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