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19 December 2006

The Victorian Government, City of Melbourne and BioMelbourne Network invite expressions-of-interest from Victorian companies and organisations interested in participating in proposed Victorian Biotechnology Business Delegations to coincide with BIO 2007, Boston, 6-9 May 2007.

For further information or to download an Expression of Interest form, please visit www.biotechnology.vic.gov.au

14 December 2006

The Southern Cross Group (SCG) today expressed its disappointment with the Federal Government’s recent response to Senate Committee recommendations made in the Inquiry into Australian Expatriates.

In the response tabled twenty-one months after the Senate Committee recommendations were first published, the Government rejected eight out of sixteen recommendations.

Senate Committee proposals rejected by the Government include:

1 November 2006

When a Government initiated organisation, set up to reverse the scientific brain drain in Victoria, went looking for a funding partner – it found one in another Not for Profit with corporate-like strategies.

veski recently announced its 2006 veski innovation fellowships – two scientists lured back to Victoria to begin what is hoped will be ground breaking research in their particular fields of expertise.

31 October 2006

Mimicking the Science of Creation: International Scientist Returns Home

The creation of a human being from a single cell remains one of the greatest feats of engineering ever developed. In comparison, our attempts to assemble machines and electronic equipment are amateurish.

After seven years in the UK (Edinburgh, Cambridge and OxfordUniversities), Dr Cait MacPhee, is returning home to Victoria to continue her ground-breaking research into the development of new materials by mimicking the way nature’s proteins self assemble and heal.

31 October 2006

To read the media coverage about the 2006 veski innovation fellows please click on the following articles:

 

 

16 October 2006

The ISS Institute has funding for those who are trades, technical or artisans, to travel overseas to gain skills and knowledge that you cannot learn at an Australian TAFE institute or university.

If you have never applied for any grant or fellowship before, or if you have had previous experience in submissions and require more information, we are here to assist you where possible in the preparation of your application.

Call us on 03 9882 0055 and talk over your ideas.

12 October 2006

The largest and most comprehensive nanotechnology event in the world, Nanotech 2007 will host over 4,000 attendees, 400 exhibitors, 900 research & business presentations, and over 200 Nanotech Early Stage Venture presentations.

This year’s program is scheduled with special industry focused symposia including: Health Care, Biotechnology, Materials, Surface Sciences, Transportation, Personal Care, Energy, Food, Environmental, Electronics, Telecommunications, Computational, Displays & Optics, Design & Modeling, Polymers, and Coatings sectors.

22 August 2006

veski is delighted to have supported the successful bid for the 2006 World Conference of Science Journalists.

The successful bid recognises Victoria's status as a major global player in science and technology. Victoria secured the event ahead of other cities, including Munich, Trieste, Beijing and Barcelona.

The conference will attract around 200 international and 200 interstate delegates and it will raise the State's international profile, particularly among the scientific community, attracting new investment and visitors to Victoria.

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