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Launch Pad Western 4.0

The next Western 4.0 breakfast will be held on Thursday 28th October and will feature presentations by Stephan Wagner and Peter Milic from AusIndustry talking about Government Funding Programs. Stephan and Peter’s presentations will outline case studies of businesses they have helped and describe how Government funding has provided a boost to grow and develop new initiatives. The Western 4.0 breakfasts are now becoming a regular feature in the list of Western 4.0 activities with


Research collaboration with Western Sydney manufacturer, Maxton Fox, to focus on circular economy

Maxton Fox: Belinda Hall, Marketing Director, and Dennis Hall, Founding Director Western Sydney University’s School of Engineering and Launch Pad Technology Business Incubator are collaborating with Maxton Fox to transform their approach to commercial furniture design and manufacture through a focus on Industry 4.0 and circular economy and to drive sustainable development for their business. The review will draw on the School’s advanced manufacturing expertise and will assess the manufacturer’s product design and development process with recommendations

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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

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‘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

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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

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