News Directory

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28 March 2023

CTCM Team Visit WA To Tour OncoRes Medical Facilities and more!

MTPConnect’s Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech (CTCM) program team, along with CTCM Program Partner Dr Andrew Milligan from Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP), visited Perth this week to tour the headquarters of Round 1 CTCM awardee, OncoRes Medical.

28 March 2023

REDI News: GSK Australia advances support for emerging industry talent in third year of Graduate Researcher Program

GSK Australia recently announced the third year of its successful Graduate Researcher Program. Supported by MTPConnect’s REDI initiative, the program showcases opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry by providing hands-on experience for postdoctoral researchers.

28 March 2023

TTRA Develops New Resource with Webinar Series on Indigenous Health Research

The Targeted Translation Research Accelerator team has just wrapped up the latest webinar, ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research: Implementation Science’, which tackled the challenge of translating knowledge and evidence into practice to improve health services.

21 March 2023

ACADI Grants Support Next Generation of Diabetes Researchers

The Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations (ACADI), a Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) Research Centre, has announced the first awardees of the ACADI PhD and early career researcher (ECR) grants.

15 March 2023

Learn about Singapore’s Enterprise Opportunities

Join us in Perth for a session with Enterprise Singapore about Singapore’s medtech and pharma ecosystem and opportunities for partnership and collaboration.

10 March 2023

SA Insights with Avance Clinical and Agilex

The Adelaide Intermediary Program invites you to join their next SA Insights Series in March to hear from Avance Clinical and Agilex Biolabs on their start-up journey, different stages of growth and global expansion.

09 March 2023

Popular TTRA Webinars Highlight Essential Elements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research

MTPConnect’s Targeted Translation Research Accelerator webinar series focusing on Indigenous health research is proving popular with the sector including researchers in the diabetes and cardiovascular disease area, those interested in how to collaborate with Indigenous communities for research projects, and other health professionals, administrators, and policy makers. Read about the second webinar in the series and the third funding round the series supports.

08 March 2023

Join our WA Spotlight with ACTA on the Australian Clinical Trials Landscape

The WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub invites you to join the next WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series event in March, to hear from the Australian Clinical Trial Alliance about Australia’s clinical trials landscape.

08 March 2023

WA Hub hosts new Business Insights Information Session

WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub is hosting a new Business Insights information session about investment with Moore Australia.

08 March 2023

PODCAST: Dr Sarah Crowe Is Making Improved Eyesight Accessible to All Though 4eyesVision

According to ophthalmologist Dr Sarah Crowe, who recently joined the MTPConnect Podcast, one billion people worldwide have impaired vision because they can’t access affordable glasses. And that is a challenge she had to tackle.

07 March 2023

Join Our Next TTRA Webinar Highlighting ‘Implementation Science’ in Indigenous Health Research

Continuing our popular webinar series, MTPConnect’s Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) program’s next webinar will focus on ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research – Implementation Science’ on 15 March 2023.

06 March 2023

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in February!

01 March 2023

Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication Opens its Doors

A tour of the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication in Clayton, a member of the ANFFHQ, was an excellent opportunity to see first-hand the capabilities of this purpose-built, world class facility!

27 February 2023

Hon. Jaala Pulford Appointed as Chair of MTPConnect

MTPConnect, Australia’s Growth Centre for the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector, has appointed Hon. Jaala Pulford as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board.

22 February 2023

New PhD Program in South Australia to Advance Biomanufacturing Industry Skills and Capabilities

South Australia is leading the way with the establishment of Australia’s first Industry Doctoral Training Centre (IDTC) PhD Plus program, building the State’s capacity and connections in biomanufacturing. MTPConnect's Adelaide Intermediary Program will deliver the biomanufacturing stream in the Adelaide BioMed City innovation district.