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New milestone for Moderna vaccine facility

Published: 19 September 2023

Victorians are one step closer to locally manufactured mRNA vaccines and medicines, with construction of Moderna’s mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility reaching the halfway mark.

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LATAM returns to Melbourne

Published: 05 September 2023

LATAM has restarted its direct flights between Santiago and Melbourne with 3 services per week, the first direct flights between Latin America and Victoria since the pandemic.

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More jobs added to the Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee

Published: 28 August 2023

The Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee has significantly expanded with over 400 jobs added to the pilot program.

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Global packaging company Orora expands in Victoria

Published: 24 August 2023

A global packaging company has grown its operations in Victoria as part of a multi-million-dollar project.

Moderna launches regional research centre and headquarters to advance mRNA research

Published: 18 August 2023

Victoria’s position as a world leader in mRNA innovation has taken another big step forward, with global biotechnology leader Moderna opening its regional research centre and headquarters in Melbourne.

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Victoria leading on mRNA, the next frontier of medical research

Published: 14 August 2023

Messenger RNA (or mRNA) is best known as the technology behind the successful vaccines for COVID-19 developed by Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech.

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The Digital Innovation Futures Festival is back!

Published: 14 August 2023

The Digital Innovation Futures (DIF) Festival is returning for its eighth year to celebrate Victoria’s vibrant digital innovation ecosystem.

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Celebrating Victoria’s manufacturing success

Published: 11 August 2023

Outstanding Victorian manufacturing companies and individuals were celebrated at the 21st Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards last night.

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Innovation hub expands Geelong's manufacturing credentials

Published: 31 July 2023

A nation leading innovation hub is growing its footprint in Geelong, strengthening the region’s advanced manufacturing capabilities and driving the creation of more jobs.

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Investing in using mRNA technology to treat cancer

Published: 18 July 2023

Victorian researchers are applying mRNA technology to unlock new cancer treatments.

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