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Three shots of Professor Jim Patrick, 2021 NSW Scientist of the Year

Professor Jim Patrick AO is the 2021 NSW Scientist of the Year

Australian cochlear implant pioneer honoured with the state's top science prize.


Bushfire Commercialisation Fund Now Accepting Applications

The $8 million Bushfire Commercialisation Fund (BCF) will accelerate the development, commercialisation and adoption of bushfire technologies and services in NSW. The BCF is now accepting applications. Closing date: 12 September.



Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Get your tickets to Chris Beal's 19 October seminar, 'Australian Technology's Role in Addressing the Environmental Impacts of Mining'.

Chris Beal, CEO, NextOre Pty Ltd


Giant Leap for Space Industry R&D in NSW

Space-based defence, computational and communication research projects funded under a landmark new program.

A satellite in orbit around Earth


Driving Semiconductor Capability in NSW

Sovereign semiconductor capability will support critical local industries including health, defence and telecommunications.

Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology Alister Henskens announcing the successful consortium selected to run the Semiconductor Sector Service Bureau at the International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors 2022.


$8 Million Tech Central Research and Innovation Infrastructure Fund Opens For Submissions

The NSW Government is calling for expressions of interest for projects to be supported by a new $8 million Tech Central Infrastructure Fund.

The Tech Central precinct at Sydney's Central Station.

About the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

The NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer, Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, consults widely with academia, industry and government to ensure scientific knowledge and research can be adapted and used to benefit the people, environment, industry and economy of NSW.