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  • Sixth Wave Alliance to accelerate Robotics and Autonomous systems R&D

    CSIRO’s Data61 has today announced the formation of the Sixth Wave Alliance (SWA) to develop a national robotics R&D strategy and create the critical mass required to address large-scale Australian and international challenges using robotics technologies. Demand for robots is growing, with worldwide spending on robotics expected to reach US$188 billion in 2020. Robotics and autonomous system… Read more »

  • Ground breaking mission to help Aussie entrepreneurs access Chinese seed funding

    David Thomas, China expert and founder and President of the Australia China SME Association is leading an innovation mission to China in July to help Australian entrepreneurs access Chinese seed funding and support.  The mission will comprise Australian entrepreneurs seeking to secure start-up funding to launch new ideas, products and services.   According to David Thomas, “The… Read more »

  • Victorian Government focusing on health startups with new grant opportunity

    LaunchVic’s next funding round is focusing on the health sector, startups falling in this category will have a chance of getting grants from the Victorian Government. This new funding aims to accelerate the growth of Victoria’s health startups and capitalise on one of Victoria’s leading industries. “We want to use our strengths in health and… Read more »

  • Five Exciting Start Ups Picked for 2018 Flux Accelerator Program

    Having seen companies like Snapchat and Uber explode onto the world stage, many of us have considered our own potential as startup founders. Potential to be successful in the fast-paced world of startups is drawing in more and more New Zealanders every year. Musicians, artists, businessmen and university students are among those looking to make… Read more »

  • Pitch Perfect: Entries open to make your great business idea a reality

    Mums & Co’s MPowered Pitch Competition offers a $34,000 plus prize pool Sitting on a goldmine of a concept a la Uber or Airbnb? Needing funding and guidance? Then take note: Mums & Co’s Mpowered Pitch Competition is calling for entries from business-minded women with a great business idea they want to get off the ground. Only 2.2%* of… Read more »

  • Australia’s first Mindfulness Curriculum launches in schools today

    As students across the nation return for Term Two, schools will be now able to access Australia’s first dedicated mindfulness curriculum thanks to a collaboration between leading educators, psychologists and mindfulness experts. Led by the team behind Australian wellbeing and mindfulness meditation app Smiling Mind, the Mindfulness Curriculum has been designed to provide a framework and… Read more »