1:16PM | Tuesday, 3 January 2012 | More than $13 million has been set aside for the Federal Government’s Digital Hubs program, designed to highlight the opportunities presented by the National Broadband Network.
12:55AM | Friday, 23 December 2011 | The Victorian Government has set aside $2.3 million to support 18 projects across the state’s film, television and games sectors, expected to lead to a total expenditure of almost $30 million.
12:03PM | Monday, 19 December 2011 | Fashion-focused start-ups are being encouraged to apply for grants of up to $50,000 under the latest round of the multimillion dollar Textile, Clothing and Footwear Small Business Program.
12:03PM | Friday, 16 December 2011 | Australia’s premier private equity body has welcomed the announcement that Southern Cross Venture Partners will oversee the government’s Renewable Energy Venture Capital Fund.
12:39PM | Thursday, 15 December 2011 | Companies in South Australia’s south-east have received grants of up to $1.2 million in the first round of a region-specific fund, while more than $7 million has been set aside for round two.
12:55PM | Friday, 9 December 2011 | Up to 20 research hubs will be set up nationwide as part of a new $249 million research program, which will also see the establishment of up to 50 research training centres for PhD students.
12:03PM | Thursday, 8 December 2011 | A remote pest control treatment system and mine-related drilling software were among more than 30 Australian innovations on show as part of an exhibition entitled Innovation in Australia.
12:34PM | Wednesday, 7 December 2011 | Start-ups that apply for Early Stage Commercialisation grants will no longer have to repay the funds, with the Federal Government footing the bill as part of an overhaul of the scheme.
12:10PM | Monday, 5 December 2011 | The next edition of the highly popular Fruit Ninja app will be developed at Halfbrick Studio’s new Sydney office as part of the NSW Government’s new $3 million Interactive Media Fund.
12:45PM | Monday, 5 December 2011 | Sydney-based games studio Bubble Gum Interactive is one of 23 innovative companies to share in $10 million through Commercialisation Australia, along with a host of health-related projects.