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Macquarie University nominee YourLink wins $10,000

Macquarie University nominee YourLink wins $10,000

Collaboration between universities, CSIRO and local businesses will help bring new products to market that help to address the challenges of COVID-19. More than 110 businesses have applied to be part of the NSW Government’s R&D Innovation Districts Challenges, vying for a share in $500,000 of seed funding. Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western..
COVID-19 drives AFR Higher Education Awards 2020

COVID-19 drives AFR Higher Education Awards 2020

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on universities this year. But the effects are not only about falling revenue and empty classrooms. There have also been positive spin-offs that are recognised in the AFR Higher Education Awards 2020.Two winners, Wollongong University’s Preparing to Teach Online and University of Newcastle tackles COVID-19 Equipment Shortages, are direct consequences of the fast-spreading disease.
3XN’s M_Park calls for 3D artists

3XN’s M_Park calls for 3D artists

Stockland, one of Australia’s largest diversified property groups, is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from professional artists experienced in delivering three-dimensional art installations. Stockland will provide an opportunity for three custom pieces to be displayed in its major commercial precinct, M_Park. Located in Macquarie Park, Stockland’s $450 million M_Park precinct will integrate state-of-the-art office, retail..
NSW Government Grants for COVID-19 Research Solutions

NSW Government Grants for COVID-19 Research Solutions

The Innovation Districts Challenges (IDC) is a $3 million investment by the NSW Government in the state’s innovation ecosystem with the aim of accelerating the commercialisation of research products or services that address the many disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, led by NSW Treasury with advice from NSW Health, Office of Chief Scientist..
Council launches the new Ryde Wharf Market

Council launches the new Ryde Wharf Market

A brand-new outdoor market is coming to the City of Ryde, with the Ryde Wharf Market to showcase a variety of delicious food, fresh produce, arts, craft and other popular offerings right on the picturesque Parramatta River foreshore. Commencing on 8 November, the Ryde Wharf Market will take place between 8am and 2pm on the..
CSIRO gets a $459m budget lifeline for science

CSIRO gets a $459m budget lifeline for science

The federal government has thrown CSIRO a $459 million lifeline as the country’s peak science research organisation reels from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on its industry partnership revenue lines. The $459 million in funding is over four years from 2020-21 and rolls out with $133 million in 2021 followed by $113 million, $115 million..