Case Studies


04 Mar 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Tackling Rare and Solid Cancers Head On

2018 was a busy year for South Australia-based Carina Biotech, with many exciting developments. The company is aiming to conduct the first-in-human clinical trial of its CAR-T product candidate in Australia in 2020 and were awarded a Cooperative Research Centres Project (CRC-P) Round 6 grant.

04 Mar 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Tackling Rare and Solid Cancers Head On

2018 was a busy year for South Australia-based Carina Biotech, with many exciting developments. The company is aiming to conduct the first-in-human clinical trial of its CAR-T product candidate in Australia in 2020 and were awarded a Cooperative Research Centres Project (CRC-P) Round 6 grant.

04 Feb 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Making Waves in Cell Therapies

Indee Labs mission is to make gene-modified cell therapies (GMCTs), a new generation of medicines with the potential to cure many diseases which are currently incurable, easily accessible to the general public.

04 Feb 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Making Waves in Cell Therapies

Indee Labs mission is to make gene-modified cell therapies (GMCTs), a new generation of medicines with the potential to cure many diseases which are currently incurable, easily accessible to the general public.

16 Jan 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Smartphone scanning set to revolutionise treatment of ear conditions

Around one in 5,000 babies are born worldwide with a malformation of the outer ear, a condition known as microtia. It can cause severe emotional and psychosocial distress for children, if there's no intervention.

14 Jan 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Training the Next Generation of MedTech and Pharma Leaders

Accelerating Australia is well into its next phase of the project, which gives entrepreneurs, business professionals and start-ups the skills they need to translate and commercialise their biomedical ideas.

08 Jan 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Vaccine Exchange: Building a Vibrant Community

Vaccines are one of the fastest growing sectors in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Vaccine technology developer Vaxine, in a project with partners Mylexa and the Australian Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Institute (ARASMI), is bringing together a community of researchers, developers and industries to drive growth of Australian vaccine development.

24 Dec 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Guiding More Investment in Life Sciences

The AusBiotech Sector Snapshot (October 2017) revealed that there are currently over 130 ASX-listed life sciences companies with a market capitalisation of over $50 billion. It's indicative of a burgeoning sector that is one of the key areas of economic growth in Australia.

21 Dec 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

A Library of Compounds Holds Promise of New Medicines

Australia's drug discovery capabilities received a significant boost this year with the installation of state-of-the art, automated compound storage and screening facilities in Queensland.

19 Dec 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

The Journey Towards a CRC-P Grant

At a time when technological advances focused on making life easier are being released on a daily basis, a Melbourne-based company, Sleeptite, is developing technology to make life better for older Australians.

05 Dec 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Clinical Trial Assist: Recruiting for Better Clinical Trials

For a patient, being able to access innovative therapies and medical tests through a clinical trial can sometimes be a matter of life and death.

12 Oct 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Building a National MedTech Ideas Incubator

Founded in 2008, the Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) started as an ideas incubator for the medtech-minded in South Australia. A decade later, the MTPConnect-supported program is expanding into other states and the big, bold ideas for new medical devices continue to flow.