News Directory

Keep up to date with MTPConnect news and events, updated regularly. If you have news or events the sector would be interested to hear about, please let us know at media@mtpconnect.org.au.

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19 December 2019

In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been Up To in December

Check out what the MTPConnect team has been up to this month!

19 December 2019

Introducing Dr Duncan Macinnis – Director Stakeholder Engagement for NSW

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Duncan Macinnis as MTPConnect’s Director for Stakeholder Engagement for NSW, starting in mid-January 2020. He will be based in our Sydney office located at the University of Sydney.

12 December 2019

$14.8M Research Boost to Develop Breakthrough Ideas for Better Health

MTPConnect – the Australian Government’s Medical Technology, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Industry Growth Centre – and the Acting Minister for Health, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today announced $14.8 million of funding for 17 early stage health research projects financed by two programs within the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund.

10 December 2019

Australia- India Economic Growth: Frugal Innovation the Key to Driving Business Links for the Future

New research by MTPConnect and Asialink Business highlights the growing opportunities for future-focused Australian medical technologies businesses in India.

09 December 2019

Introducing Dr Rebecca Tunstall – Senior Director Stakeholder Engagement

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rebecca Tunstall as MTPConnect’s Senior Director for Stakeholder Engagement, starting in January 2020. She will be based in the Melbourne head office.

05 December 2019

In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been Up To in November

Check out what the MTPConnect team has been up to last month!

25 November 2019

Introducing Dr Gerard Gibbs – Senior Director BioMedTech Horizons Program

MTPConnect is excited to announce the appointment of Dr Gerard Gibbs in the role of Senior Director BMTH Program, starting today.

22 November 2019

WA Industry Panel: How to Kickstart Your Career

The MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub, in partnership with CSIRO’s PhD student connecting platform Ribit, hosted a forum for PhD students, post graduates and early-to-mid-career researchers to connect with industry leaders.

11 November 2019

In Case You Missed It: Here's what the MTPConnect team has been up to in October

Check out what the MTPConnect team has been up to last month!

06 November 2019

Introducing Jenny Devlin – Executive Assistant to the Managing Director & CEO

MTPConnect is excited to announce the appointment of Jenny Devlin in the role of Executive Assistant to the Managing Director & CEO, Dr Dan Grant, starting today.

01 November 2019

ICYMI: MTPConnect @ AusBio19

Check out what the MTPConnect team got up to around the AusBiotech 2019 Conference!

31 October 2019

Sue MacLeman honoured for decades of leadership in the Australian life sciences and medical technologies sector

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that its Chair, Sue MacLeman, has won the prestigious AusBiotech and Johnson & Johnson Innovation Industry Leadership Award, awarded today at the AusBiotech 2019 conference in Melbourne.

17 October 2019

ICYMI: MTPConnect opens Queensland office

Coming off the stellar experience of opening of the MTPConnect Queensland Office at the Translational Research Institute in Brisbane, we wanted to share some highlights of the day with you.

14 October 2019

New MRFF Funding to Support Australian MedTech Innovators

Expressions of interest are now open for grants of up to $1 million to support development and commercialisation of cutting-edge new medical devices to address unmet clinical needs.