Support for smart tech ideas By Di Bartok A HUB of innovation in cutting-edge technology was officially opened at the Parramatta office of KPMG on the same morning that the council launched its Smart City strategy. Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad Smart Business Centres will support start-ups and early stage businesses in the technology fields. With KPMG providing the space in its Phillip St premises – with off-shoots to be provided by Parramatta Council –
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In a boost for emerging entrepreneurs in Western Sydney looking to take their products to a wider market, NSW Minister for Innovation Victor Dominello has officially opened Western Sydney University’s newest Launch Pad Centre at Parramatta. Located at the Western Sydney HQ of official partner KPMG (opens in new window), the Launch Pad innovation and technology accelerator program brings together government, corporate and University expertise to provide mentorship to start-ups and early stage businesses.
Western Sydney University is launching the Innovation Corridor economic development strategy to drive the ambitious new development of commercial and research hubs across Western Sydney. The Innovation Corridor Discussion Paper by Professor Donald McNeil will be launched at the Ideas Lab, on the University’s Parramatta South campus on Tuesday, October 27. The discussion paper was a collaborative partnership between Western Sydney University and Celestino – the development company behind the proposed Sydney Science Park. The
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