The federal government is looking to follow through on an election promise to back university students looking to launch their own startup ideas with a HECS-style loans program. Speaking at the University of Technology Sydney today – home of UTS Startups run by Murray Hurps – industry and science minister Ed Husic said the Startup… Read more »
The federal government is spending $1.6 billion over 10 years to take university research across the ‘valley of death’ to commercialisation
The federal government is investing $2.2 billion for university research commercialisation which would place “university innovation and industry collaboration front and centre of Australia’s economic recovery.” Part of this funding includes $1.6 billion over ten years for Australia’s Economic Accelerator – a new competitive funding program to help university projects bridge the so-called “valley of… Read more »
Startup Daily TV: Murray Hurps and David Burt on the role universities play in creating a vibrant ecosystem
Last week Labor leader Anthony Albanese announced a goal of 1.2 million tech jobs in Australia by 2030 as part of its policies going into the May federal election. The Opposition has embraced the Tech Council of Australia and its goal of 1 million jobs by 2025, adding another 200,000 over the following five years.… Read more »
UTS Director of Entrepreneurship Murray Hurps is shining more light on startup founders with the university’s startups program moving into new street front digs on one of the city’s busiest streets. UTS Startups Central is just a block from the new Tech Central at Sydney’s central train station. The glass shopfront was previously the Co-op… Read more »
Blue River Group to develop educational commercial farm and agricultural innovation hub in Wagga Wagga
Blue River Group has announced Project Bridge, which will see the development of an educational dairy farm and an agricultural tech hub in Wagga Wagga.