In mid-2017 the NSW Government opened a new funding stream for R&D companies and tech startups under its NSW-Israel R&D and Technological Innovation Program. The program offered up to $250,000 of matched funding for NSW businesses to partner with Israeli businesses on new, innovative and market driven solutions. While the program highlighted the desire for cyber security, agri-tech and water-tech solutions, the program itself was sector agnostic and had an incredible response in NSW from companies spanning cyber security, fintech, clean-tech, medical therapeutics, robotics, AI, edu-tech to a range of agriculture solutions. Read more
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Interested in establishing and scaling your business into Malaysia and beyond? Registration is now open to apply for SuperCharger Kuala Lumpur 2018 – – a no equity, 12-week accelerator programme aimed at helping promising FinTech startups. The SuperCharger Accelerator Programme is an active collaboration between Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), and Allianz Malaysia. To register or book a meeting with the SuperCharger team at their Sydney roadshow in early May. Read more
The wait is over… the Qantas Group is inviting the world’s most innovative Startups, Scaleups and digital disruptors to apply for its second AVRO Accelerator program. Do you know someone who should apply?
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This is a major international competition hosted by Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government.
The world’s most highly talented tech innovators, entrepreneurs and dealmakers will gather at the 2nd China Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition to be held in Shenzhen in April 2018.
The competition- which has now been officially launched – will initially be held in nine cities across eight countries with Sydney to hold a regional competition for the second time.
The competition participants will have the chance to gain insight and direction from senior industry specialists and therefore improve both their projects and their experience of working with leaders in the China market.
To encourage the most innovative talent to register, total cash prize pool has risen to RMB 10.91 million (A$2.2 million) from RMB 9.112 million (A$1.8 million) last year.
In addition to big cash prizes, the competition also provides policy support such as talent incentives, industry awards, science and technology finance and project incubation for talents, teams and projects in Shenzhen.
The registration of this competition has already begun with a deadline of 28 February 2018.
For more information: http://apply.itcsz.cn/elogin-sydney2018-en
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