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14 June 2024

Australia’s Clinical Trials Sector: MTPConnect Snapshot Report Released

Figures from a new MTPConnect report published today reveal that Australia’s clinical trials sector generated $1.6 billion for the Australian economy in 2022.The outcome, detailed in MTPConnect’s report Australia’s Clinical Trials Sector - Advancing innovative healthcare and powering economic growth, represents growth of more than 4 per cent on 2019 and has been achieved in spite of the 2020 pandemic downturn.

07 June 2024

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in May!

04 June 2024

New AI accelerator to boost Australia’s biomedical sector

Two leading Australian innovation centres have unveiled a joint accelerator to help biomedical companies harness the power of data and artificial intelligence (AI) in San Diego today as part of Australia’s trade mission at the global BIO convention.

04 June 2024

MTPConnect strengthens life science links with US through MoU with Biocom California at the 2024 BIO Convention

MTPConnect, Australia’s life sciences innovation accelerator, and Biocom California have committed to working closely together to support the growth of life sciences companies, with the signing today of a Memorandum of Understanding at the 2024 BIO International Convention in San Diego.

01 June 2024

MTPConnect Workforce Initiative Delivers Skills Needed to Power Life Sciences Sector Growth

As MTPConnect’s Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative moves to completion, a new report released at a workforce capability roundtable at the BIO2024 conference in San Diego, US, captures the program’s impact in successfully developing and growing Australia’s life sciences sector workforce.

29 May 2024

July SA Insights Explores the Future of Health and Medical Research in South Australia

Join the Adelaide Intermediary Program for the next SA Insights event on 18 July and find out the future strategies poised to shape health and medical research in South Australia.

29 May 2024

WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub Spotlights NovaCina in June

WA Life Sciences innovation Hub’s June Spotlight explores NovaCina’s journey to becoming a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) in Perth, the strategic visions of the globally operating Bridgewest Group, and the future of pharmaceutical manufacturing in Western Australia. Attend a site tour of the NovaCina facilities ahead of the Spotlight event!

27 May 2024

Stem cell medicine advancements showcased at reNEW’s scientific meeting

Emerging treatments for muscle, kidney and heart diseases were among the stem cell projects showcased at the reNEW Annual Scientific Meeting.

23 May 2024

Australia’s Clinical Trials Sector More Valuable Than Ever Before

Figures from a new MTPConnect report reveal that the clinical trials sector generated $1.6 billion for the Australian economy in 2022.

21 May 2024

Preparing for BIO 2024? Watch our webinar briefing!

If you are heading over to the world’s largest biotech convention BIO2024 in San Diego early June, check out this special MTPConnect pre-departure briefing put together especially for Australian delegates. Watch our webinar via on-demand video for some handy tips on how to maximise you time there and how to connect with the right partners.

21 May 2024

Meet MTPConnect at AusMedtech 2024

The MTPConnect team is joining the annual #AusMedtech 2024 conference in Adelaide on 22-23 May, and looking forward to connecting with our colleagues in the medtech ecosystem.

20 May 2024

Bringing BAMS medical device manufacturing workshop to Perth

The WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub has partnered with Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions (BAMS) to host a workshop in Perth about the experiences and challenges of transitioning medical innovations from reality to manufactured product.

15 May 2024

June SA Insights: Discover Fusetec’s Pioneering Surgical Training

Join the Adelaide Intermediary Program’s next Insights event and learn more about the future of surgical training and simulation with Fusetec’s CEO Mark Roe and and DePuys Synthes' Asia-Pacific Education Lead of Joint Reconstruction, Tom Carey.

15 May 2024

CTCM News: ‘Design to Manufacturing Tours’ for Medtech Innovators

Creators of the next-generation of medtech innovations were in Melbourne for the Design to Manufacturing Tours to visit some of Australia’s leading medical manufacturing operations thanks to MTPConnect’s Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech (CTCM) program and QUT’s The BridgeTech Program.

09 May 2024

TTRA News: Nanotech opens door to future of insulin medication

New technology aims to enable needle-free insulin delivery. Read more about this groundbreaking research project, supported by our Targeted Translation Research Accelerator initiative for diabetes and cardiovascular disease - made possible by the MRFF.