position as a global music city has been reinforced by winning the bid to host
a major international music conference in 2018.
To help support the growth and development of the state's international
education sector – our largest service export – the Victorian Government has
extended the iUSEpass for international students until the end of 2018.
Budget 2017/18 includes
initiatives to boost the sale of Victorian products and services in key
international markets, strengthening the State Government's global network of trade
and investment offices, and reducing red tape for small business.
Victorian company Harvest Box, known for its range of
healthy nut and dried fruit-based snacks, has entered into an agreement with a
major convenience chain in Indonesia.
booming tech sector is set to get another 200 high skill jobs with leading
IT services company Dialog Information Technology announcing it will
establish a new Innovation Factory in Melbourne.
The prestigious Premier's Award for Health and Medical
Research (PAHMR) presented on 11 April 2017 celebrated the revolutionary breakthroughs
and achievements of four talented Victorian researchers in the early stages of
Victoria's expertise in education, innovation and food and fibre on show in Vietnam and Indonesia.
the Australian-first Melbourne Genomics' Demonstration Project, the State
Government of Victoria has invested a further A$25 million in a ground-breaking
genomic sequencing project led by the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance.
Victoria's premium produce was on show at Gulfood 2017 – the world's largest annual food and hospitality Event, which is held in Dubai.
Opportunities for Victorian business owners wanting to leverage
China's multi-billion dollar e-commerce market have stepped up a notch
following a visit to Australia from China's Vice Foreign Affairs Minister, and
seven leading Chinese e-commerce operators.
It's a wrap for the 2017 Victorian Invitation Program (VIP) and delegates have praised the annual Event that showcases Victoria's business expertise to
international buyers and investors from across the globe.
Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, Philip
Dalidakis welcomed more than 150 international delegates from 19 countries to
the Victoria Invitation Program (VIP) – the state's flagship inbound Trade Mission.