A Monash University student team has made the finals of an international competition to design and build the next generation of Mars rover vehicles.
Science and Technology
Supporting Aboriginal startups and entrepreneurs
LaunchVic’s latest grant round – closing 24 May – aims to put Aboriginal entrepreneurs into the driver’s seat.
Melbourne’s bid to make malaria history
We speak to Dr Leanne Robinson from the Burnet Institute and Dr Amanda Caples, Victoria’s Lead Scientist, about the eradication of malaria.
ManuFutures: the “next generation of advanced manufacturing in Geelong”
WATCH THE VIDEO: By being part of Manufutures – Geelong’s advanced manufacturing innovation & industrial accelerator – Flaim Systems can grow faster.
A chat with…bionic eye trailblazer, Dr Lauren Ayton
We chart the rise of Dr Lauren Ayton, a 2015 Victoria Fellow recipient who is now a leading bionic eye researcher in New York.
Melbourne on the cybersecurity frontline
We talk with CyberGym CEO Ofir Hason, whose company has helped to create jobs to help Victorian businesses fight cybercrime.
A chat with…Cara Hadzig, Rural Women’s Award Victorian Finalist
Introducing Cara Hadzig from Murra Warra in the Wimmera, one of three Victorian finalists for the 2018 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Awards.
New Victorian Hearing Aid Tech is music to all ears
WATCH THE VIDEO: The Victorian Government is supporting local, world-first technology, giving Victorians better access to affordable hearing.
Victoria’s technology revolution: Square Australia’s Ben Pfisterer weighs in
It’s official: our state is the country’s leading tech hub.
Indian biotech pioneer appointed second Victorian Business Ambassador
Introducing Victoria’s second Business Ambassador, Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
Victorian-developed vaccine to save thousands of child deaths per year
Victorian-based scientists have discovered a new vaccine that protects babies from a potentially deadly rotavirus infection.
Migrant entrepreneurialism the key to startup success
Migrant entrepreneurs are twice as likely to start businesses, according to a report in Harvard Business Review, for example Tesla and Kogan.
Five minutes with … Marita Cheng, tech entrepreneur and the inaugural Victorian Government TechSchools ambassador
The 28-year-old – named Young Australian of the Year in 2012 – has garnered international acclaim for her robotics inventions.
Five minutes with … Victoria’s Lead Scientist, Dr Amanda Caples
Dr Amanda Caples, appointed as Victoria’s Lead Scientist in mid-2016, walks us through her career and shares her love for all things science.
Five minutes with … Karl Redenbach, CEO and co-founder, LiveTiles
LiveTiles is opening its global innovation centre and Asia Pacific headquarters in the former manufacturing hub of Geelong.
Taking Victorian cool climate wines to the world
Victorian Government funding is helping to put Victorian regions on the international wine appreciation map.
Victoria leading the flock in biosecurity reform
Victoria is strengthening its ability to control disease to underpin lucrative local and export markets by stepping up sheep traceability.
New engineering opportunities with world-class facility at Fishermans Bend
The establishment of lucrative emerging industries is transforming Fishermans Bend and will help turbo-charge Melbourne’s future prosperity.