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Kiwi technology companies offered a soft landing in Sydney

Kiwi technology companies offered a soft landing in Sydney

10 December 2010: Australia’s leading business acceleration company ATP Innovations has announced a special programme to assist New Zealand technology companies entering the Australian market.

Aimed at companies in the areas of biotechnology, life sciences, clean technology, ICT and engineering, the programme is designed to provide a ‘soft landing’ for New Zealand companies.

Located within the Australian Technology Park at Redfern, Sydney, ATP Innovations supports Australia’s largest cluster of high-growth technology businesses. As well as access to ATP Innovations’ networks, events and business programmes, other benefits include:
• Provision of up to five days office use per month (over up to three months) at no cost. Includes internet access, meeting rooms, photocopying and printing services
• Temporary discounted room rental for tenures of up to three months
• Consideration for inclusion in the ATP Innovations’ portfolio at the conclusion of the initial three month period

“This offer presents a prime opportunity for New Zealand technology companies to more easily establish themselves in the Australian market”, said Susan Wilson New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s Australia National Manager, Bioeconomy, based in Melbourne.

ATP Innovations CEO Hamish Hawthorn said the decision to work with New Zealand business was motivated by a desire to facilitate better business commercialisation of Kiwi companies.

“ATP Innovations supports innovation – something New Zealand is internationally renowned for. Through the creation and building of new businesses within an innovative environment based on world best practice, we hope to strengthen our Australasian networks and make this a real hub of technology.”

“Through working with New Zealand businesses we can strengthen our trans Tasman alliances and use these to help businesses to more successfully grow, both in Australia and into third party markets.”


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