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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.

09 May 2024

Join MTPConnect’s Pre-Departure Briefing Webinar for BIO 2024

MTPConnect is hosting a pre-departure briefing for Australian delegates attending BIO2024 in San Diego from 3–6 June 2024. Join us for this insightful webinar to learn about Australia’s presence and key activities at the convention.

08 May 2024

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in April!

03 May 2024

MTPConnect Welcomes Investment in Clinical Trials One-Stop-Shop

Australia’s life science innovation accelerator, MTPConnect, has welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment of $18.8 million to progress development of a national one-stop-shop for clinical trials.

02 May 2024

MTPConnect Selected to Support Medical Science SMEs under Industry Growth Program

MTPConnect, Australia’s life sciences innovation accelerator, has been selected as an Industry Partner Organisation to support start-ups and small to medium enterprises under the Australian Government’s Industry Growth Program.

29 April 2024

MTPConnect Workshops Ahead Of Bio Korea 2024

Bio Korea is one of the largest partnering conferences for the global biotech industry in North Asia and it’s due to kick off on 8 May and runs to 10 May 2024. In parallel with an Australian trade mission, MTPConnect is hosting two pre-conference workshops to promote Australia’s strengths in developing regenerative medicine and as a compelling destination to run clinical trials.

26 April 2024

Participate in a survey on Australia’s Vaccine Commercialisation Landscape

Biointelect is leading a retrospective analysis of Australian vaccine development and are calling for valued members of the vaccine ecosystem, to share insights and lived experiences in a survey exploring the Australian vaccine landscape over the past 20 years.

24 April 2024

Accelerate your therapeutic product development with leading Australian facilities

MTPConnect and Therapeutic Innovation Australia invite you to join us in Sydney for a special event to showcase how you can accelerate your therapeutic product development in partnership with leading National Research Infrastructure (NCRIS) facilities, and access AusIndustry advisory services and matched grant funding within the Industry Growth Program.

23 April 2024

Medtech Lecture: Investing in Innovation to Build Australia

The Bionics Institute Innovation Lecture will bring medtech leaders together to explore how to catalyse innovation for the benefit of all Australians.

23 April 2024

New Podcast! Argenica Therapeutics Trials New Stroke Therapy

In a recent episode of the MTPConnect Podcast, we spoke to Perth-based biotech company Argenica Therapeutics about its pioneering novel stroke therapy and advancing a Phase 2 clinical trial.

19 April 2024

MTPConnect to Deliver Biomedical Manufacturing Training in WA

MTPConnect welcomes additional funding from the Western Australian Government to deliver critical industry training programs to boost the state’s biomedical manufacturing capabilities.

18 April 2024

From Mines to Medicines - Australia Poised to Lead a Life-saving Revolution in Radiopharmaceuticals

A new discussion paper from MTPConnect reveals how Australia is ready to play a leading role in the rise of the global radiopharmaceutical industry, as advanced therapies drive significant investment and rapid expansion.

15 April 2024

Government’s Medical Science Co-investment Plan Prioritises Life Science Innovation

As Australia’s Life Sciences Innovation Accelerator, MTPConnect welcomes the Medical Science Co-investment Plan released today by the Hon Ed Husic MP, Minister for Industry and Science and the Hon Mark Butler, Minister for Health and Aged Care.

04 April 2024

April WA MTP Sector Event Spotlights Cortical Dynamics

Join the WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub for an insightful fireside chat with Perth-based Cortical Dynamics' Ashley Zimpel and Dr. Sunil Belur Nagaraj for the WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series event in April.