Winners were revealed at the 2022 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation and Victoria Fellowships ceremony on 13 December 2022, which celebrated 25 years of outstanding scientific achievements.
Three new angel investor networks backed by the Victorian Government through LaunchVic are set to unlock as much as $9 million in the early-stage capital market over the next two years.
A Victorian Government-backed investment fund for women-led startups is celebrating one-year helping local entrepreneurs unlock millions in capital.
The Victorian Government is delivering more support for regional startups with program funding now available through Victoria’s startup agency LaunchVic.
The Victorian Government is improving the lives of people with disabilities and health conditions by backing the state’s brightest minds to deliver new locally manufactured medtech.
Victoria is now home to a state-of-the art and globally accredited biobank featuring blood samples, plasma, saliva, tumour tissues, breast milk and mouth swabs.
Victoria’s brightest minds have been honoured at the inaugural 2021 Governor of Victoria Startup Awards.
A new fund manager has been named to run the Victorian Startup Capital Fund (VSCF).
The Victorian Government is supporting local manufacturing of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) in Victoria, that will deliver millions of tests for Victorians.
The Victorian Government is partnering in the establishment of a world-leading international Artificial Intelligence (AI) Centre of Excellence, providing more job opportunities in Victoria’s thriving innovation sector.
The Victorian Government is backing research into new coronavirus treatments, including a nasal spray medication that envelops the virus and reduces household transmission.
Victoria will become the first place in the Southern Hemisphere to manufacture mRNA vaccines, after the Victorian Government reached an in-principle agreement with the Commonwealth Government and Moderna.
New funding for Victoria’s MedTech entrepreneurs will cement Melbourne’s reputation as a leader in global healthcare innovation.
7 December 2021 - Manufacturing of world-first medical device bringing jobs and investment home to Victoria
Melbourne-based medical technology company Compumedics will locally manufacture its world-first Somfit medial grade wearable monitoring device in Abbotsford, after a decade of manufacturing offshore.
The Victorian Government recently launched a bold new plan to keep Victoria at the forefront of innovation, drive economic growth and create thousands of jobs for generations to come.
Victorian scientists and manufacturers have created Australia’s first mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate – Australia’s first ever mRNA drug product – in just five months, enabling clinical trials to begin in early 2022.
Biotech startups in Melbourne are set to benefit from a new incubator in Parkville thanks to a substantial investment from the Victorian Government’s Breakthrough Victoria Fund.
The Victorian Government is backing young high-growth companies by helping investors understand how to invest and support early-stage startups to scale.
The Victorian Government’s new Digital Jobs program is upskilling mid-career Victorians and providing businesses with much-needed digital workers.
Victorian startups will be recognised for their achievements in the inaugural Governor of Victoria Startup Awards.
A new investment from the Victorian Government will enable Melbourne-based 3DMEDiTech to expand its world-class 3D medical manufacturing facility.
Victoria’s growing sports technology sector is set to be boosted by a $4 million investment to establish the Australian Sports Innovation Centre for Excellence in Cremorne.
The Victorian Government is investing in a world-first medical device that will help more critically ill newborns get access to potentially lifesaving care.
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The Victorian Government proudly supports and promotes a range of innovation-related events.
Explore the Digital Innovation Futures (DIF) events calendar to find out what’s on.
A Victorian tech startup is helping businesses achieve compliance, improve cybersecurity and reimagine risk.
A HealthTech startup is using artificial intelligence to detect oral diseases for free.
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