Accelerating Australia - Stage 2

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Accelerating Australia is a national consortium of biomedical research institutions, universities, healthcare providers and companies.

The project facilitates the translation of biomedical research through entrepreneurial experience courses, brokerage and early stage commercialisation support services, collaborating across sectors, organisations, disciplines and support services. The project also aims to identify promising biomedical products and assist in bringing them to production.

Outcomes (FY2020):

  • Commercialisation training and support for at least 949 individuals (students and clinicians from 20 partner universities and companies) 
  • This resultied in 120 new technologies, 25 new jobs and $6.5M of investment into the companies. 
  • Improved collaboration between universities and companies within each State Node

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Consortium lead

Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation (CERI)

Consortium members

The University of Western Australia, Monash University, The University of Adelaide, The University of Melbourne, University of Technology Sydney, The University of Sydney, Orthocell, Avita Medical Ltd, Proteomics International, Murdoch University, Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University, Macquarie University, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Telethon Kids Institute, Lions Eye Institute, Ear Science Institute Australia, Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science Australia, St John of God Healthcare

MTPConnect grant$1,000,000
Industry contribution$1,000,000
Project durationMay 2018 - March 2020 (Completed)

Kevin Pfleger, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research -