Today federal industry minister Karen Andrews will discuss local manufacturing’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and what happens next, and is expected to argue for government’s role in procurement of critical supplies and the removal of red tape, but not in promoting “complete self-sufficiency.”
A “matchmaking platform” originally developed for manufacturers and others to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak has been expanded, with a goal to “continue to provide solutions long after this pandemic.”
Sydney should be prepared to “pick winners” to take advantage of a new interest by multinationals in shifting manufacturing to advanced economies.
Industrial-scale additive manufacturing company Titomic is the latest company to join @AuManufacturing’s Business Directory.
Australian smart farming business gets “serious traction with corporate customers,” further investment
Australian “Agriculture 4.0” company company The Yield Technology Solutions has received further backing this week, with the investment round including Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley and the Bosch Group.
The NSW Circular Economy Innovation Network has announced Lisa McLean as its inaugural CEO, a little over a year after holding its first stakeholder meeting.
A round of Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority grants to seven companies and totalling $2.4 million was announced on Friday.
Victorian opposition leader: assistance needed to seize “rare opportunity to bring manufacturing back”
Victorian opposition leader Michael O’Brien has proposed that the state regrow its manufacturing sector through a new $1 billion fund. O’Brien said Victoria had lost 50,000 jobs in the industry over the last two decades, and that the Covid-19 pandemic had exposed the weakness of its supply chains. “This is a rare opportunity to bring manufacturing…
Lion has announced an increase in efforts to become carbon neutral, made public in November, with a goal of 100 per cent renewable energy powering its breweries by 2025, and initiating a “whole brewery” carbon reduction approach throughout the company and its supply chain.
An event between the Australian and New Zealand defence forces this weekend, titled #ANZDFhack, will focus on novel solutions aimed at strengthening sovereign capability.