Case Studies


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.

26 Oct 2018 / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Researchers / Services

The Emergence of Australian Regenerative Medicine

As home to one of the world's first human stem cell trials, Australia is respected around the world for its contributions in the regenerative medicine sector.

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.

27 Sep 2018 / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Researchers / Services

Precision Dosing: A New Wave in Digital Health

Digital health - leveraging technology to monitor and provide health-related data about individuals - is fast becoming a critical enabler of precision medicine.

08 Jun 2018 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

Tackling A Global Health Problem: Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an urgent global health priority affecting humans, animal health and agriculture; resulting in the organisation putting together a global action plan in 2015.

05 Jun 2018 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

The Journey Towards Developing Bedside Gene Therapies

Medical technology start-up Indee Labs, partnered with the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF-SA), the University of South Australia and other institutions to develop a gene delivery device that has the potential to save lives of thousands of people living with a life-threatening diseases like blood cancer.

24 May 2018 / Companies / Researchers / Services

Nurturing an Industry-Ready Workforce in STEM

With input and participation from many host organisations such as the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, Cancer Council NSW among others, Macquarie University science students are given the opportunity to have industry-based elements added to their University degree.

22 May 2018 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

Increasing Clinical Trial Access Across Australia

The Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA)'s pilot implementation of the Australasian Tele-Trial Model uses tele-health or videoconferencing technology to support patients living outside major metropolitan centres to access clinical trials in their areas.

04 May 2018 / Companies / Researchers

SA Start-Up Fights Cancer With New Therapy

South Australian start-up Carina Biotech, born out of the Australian government-funded Cooperative Research Centre for Cell Therapy Manufacturing (CRC CTM), is developing Chimeric Antigen Receptor T cell (CAR-T) technologies to treat solid and paediatric cancers.