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Building a Modern Centre of Innovation in Geelong

Building a Modern Centre of Innovation in Geelong

6 August, 2015

The Commonwealth Government is investing in jobs, innovation and growth across the Geelong region to support its transition from traditional manufacturing to a centre of innovation. Today, the Government announces that it will base its $14 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre in Geelong.   The Centre will be integrated with a network of centres across the country. The Centre will develop a sector competitiveness plan to link local businesses with global companies.   The Plan will identify jobs and skills needs, provide a pipeline of innovations ready to commercialise, and consider areas for reforming regulation, manufact... Read more »

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