Launch Pad secures global start-up leader to drive support ecosystem

Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad Technology Business Incubator has announced Jamie Pride as Chief Entrepreneur in Residence to help drive Launch Pad’s aspiration to design and deliver Australia’s most advanced tech start-up and scale-up support …

Western Sydney’s new Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility revealed

The New South Wales Government has released a first glimpse of Western Sydney Aerotropolis’ Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility (AMRF) at the centre of its innovation hub. Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney, Stuart …

‘Renewed approach’: Centre for Western Sydney is relaunched

“The days of us trying to guess what matters to western Sydney are over; we’re now all about listening.” They are the words of incoming director of Western Sydney University’s Centre for Western Sydney Dr …

A $200M Winter Sports Wonderland Could Be Opening in Western Sydney

A $200M Winter Sports Wonderland Could Be Opening in Western Sydney Penrith Council is reportedly proposing a pretty epic change to 2 Tench Avenue Jamisontown with the local government looking to facilitate the development of …

Digital Realty to build 250MW data centre campus in Western Sydney

Data centre builder Digital Realty has bought two land parcels in Western Sydney totalling 16.2 hectares that could allow it to add up to 250 megawatts of IT capacity to its operations. The land is …

Government Unveils Research Centre at Western Sydney Aerotropolis

The NSW government is forging ahead with plans for a state-of-the-art research facility at the centre of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis’ growing innovation hub. The new facility will feature 3D printers, next generation computing, and …

Transgrid to build Australia’s first Tesla Megapack big battery in western Sydney

Transmission company Transgrid is to build the first big battery in Australia using Tesla’s recently introduced Megapack battery technology, and what is likely to the first of more than 10 big batteries to be built …

Grant to accelerate tech entrepreneurs in Western Sydney

Western Sydney University’s Launch Pad Technology Business Incubator (opens in new window) has been awarded a $250,000 grant to drive the development of technology-based start-up companies in Western Sydney through a new accelerator program initiative. The ‘SydWest Global …

Tiliter team has closed their $7.5m Series A

Congratulations to the Tiliter team for closing their $7.5m Series A round of funding led by Investec Emerging Companies. Tiliter is an Australian startup that’s using computer vision to power cashier-less checkout tech that replaces …

First sods turned on vertical campus in the Bankstown CBD

The first sods have been turned on Western Sydney University’s newest vertical city campus in the Bankstown CBD, triggering the creation of hundreds of new jobs and boosting the economy of South West Sydney. The …