2020

The latest Innovation news in western Sydney

Launch Pad

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 ecosystem. With over 20 years’ leadership and consulting experience with international technology and digital media organisations, Jamie will guide the development of technology-based start-up companies in Greater Western Sydney. He will work with founders to connect them with commercialisation and

Western Sydney

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 Ayres, said the hub will include the AMRF, the CSIRO facility and other facilities designed to fuel innovation.  “We know the Western Parkland City has a bright future as Australia’s home of science, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the AMRF

Western Sydney

‘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 Andy Marks. Dr Marks was speaking at the relaunch of the innovative research, policy and advocacy hub at the Liverpool Campus on Thursday. The new Centre for Western Sydney in partnership with community, industry and government, will address the pressing

Western Sydney

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 an indoor winter recreation facility. In addition to the 300m ski slope, the winter sports world project is envisaged to include an ice skating rink, rock climbing facilities, altitude training as well as hotel accommodation. Now in public exhibition, this

Western Sydney

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 in Erskine Park and Horsley Park, and facilities to be placed on those sites are intended to complement the company’s existing data centre facilities in Western Sydney.” “Sydney has always been a leading hub in developing and adapting to new

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