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James Cameron: "The lifestyle is unbeatable and I love that I get to work in an industry that’s relatively new in Australia" "The lifestyle is unbeatable and I love that I get to work in an industry that’s relatively new in Australia" Six months ago, James Cameron relocated from Silicon Valley to Sydney to take up a post as a partner at AirTree Ventures, an Australian venture capital firm with over $300 million to invest in Australian start-ups and "scale-up" businesses.

Attend ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue, March 2018 The ASEAN Australia Education Dialogue (AAED) held March 21st - March 23rd in Penang, Malaysia will involve key education and training stakeholders and thought leaders from ASEAN and Australia.

New glue seals wounds in seconds Australian scientists have invented a gel that seals wounds and stops bleeding – both internally and externally – within 60 seconds. The breakthrough glue has the potential to revolutionise emergency responses in war zones and surgical procedures worldwide.

Leanne Kemp: "London is a strategic place for Everledger to be based, it being the epicentre of the financial services, insurance and banking industries" In May 2015, Leanne Kemp founded her startup company Everledger, a global enterprise that uses the best of emerging technology including blockchain, smart contracts and machine vision to track the provenance of high-value assets, asserting supply chain transparency for the mitigation of risk and fraud for banks, insurers and open marketplaces. Everledger started off with tracking diamonds on the blockchain.

Supun King-Jayawardana: “London is a phenomenal city” Supun King-Jayawardana moved to London nearly two years ago, for reasons both personal and professional. Passionate about blending business strategy, human-centred design, rapid prototyping, and disruptive technologies to generate new ideas, concepts and commercially viable innovations, Supun was an obvious choice to head up the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Innovation Lab in London.

This is rocket science Italian rocket scientist Flavia Tata Nardini believes we are fast moving towards a world where everything from fridges to forests will be connected to the internet. Her startup, Fleet Space Technologies, is in the process of deploying hundreds of nanosatellites worldwide to connect every part of the planet.