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


16 May 2022

Introducing Dana Bell - Innovation and Translation Intermediary, Adelaide Intermediary Program

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Bell as the Innovation and Translation Intermediary with MTPConnect’s Adelaide Intermediary Program.

16 May 2022

Introducing Lisa Dubé - our new Chief Operating Officer

We are delighted to announce that Lisa Dubé has been appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer and joins the MTPConnect team today, based in Melbourne.

16 May 2022

REDI News: GSK Australia announces new cohort of Graduate Researchers

GSK Australia is delighted to announce the second year of its Graduate Researcher Program. The 2022 program welcomes a new cohort of six PhD graduates who are working across GSK projects, following the success of the inaugural program last year. The GSK Australia Graduate Researcher Program, supported by the REDI initiative and MTPConnect, looks to bridge the skills gap between academia and the pharmaceutical industry.

12 May 2022

REDI: Announcing New Targeted Training to Boost Medical Product Commercialisation

Continuing the REDI initiative’s commitment to addressing workforce skills gaps, five consortia have been awarded contracts through Round Three of the Contestable program to deliver training and education programs – ARCS Australia Consortium, PRAXIS Australia Consortium, IntelliHQ Consortium, Centre for Biopharmaceutical Excellence Consortium and Wrays Consortium.

12 May 2022

BMTH News: Further boost for Australian Medtech Research Commercialisation

MTPConnect today announced nearly $900,000 in funding for three important medical technology projects in Victoria and Western Australia.

12 May 2022

REDI News: Announcing a New Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program

MTPConnect is pleased to announce its partner for the REDI supported Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program (CEP) – the University of Melbourne and University of Western Australia Partnership, which also includes more than 20 other associates, of which five are major hospitals.

12 May 2022

REDI News: Announcing New Industry Fellowships

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that 18 high-skilled Australian researchers, clinicians and professionals from the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector have secured sought-after industry placements under the REDI (Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry) Fellowship program.

09 May 2022

Introducing Pia Vogrin – Engagement and Communications Manager, Adelaide Intermediary Program

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Pia Vogrin as Engagement and Communications Manager of MTPConnect’s Adelaide Intermediary Program.

06 May 2022

AAMRNet Calls for New Pilot Fund for Antimicrobials

With antimicrobial resistance (AMR) widely acknowledged as one of the biggest threats to global health, a new position statement from the Australian Antimicrobial Resistance Network (AAMRNet) highlights innovative strategies for bringing new antibiotic treatments to market.

02 May 2022

Please Welcome our New Intern Victoria Mynard

Today we are delighted to announce that Victoria (Tori) Mynard (she/her) is taking up a 2-month internship at MTPConnect working in our BioMedTech Horizons program, based in Melbourne.

29 April 2022

Medical products sector a powerhouse of job creation – new report from MTPConnect

MTPConnect today launched an updated Sector Competitiveness Plan (SCP), tracking the growth of innovation, productivity and competitiveness of Australia’s medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector.

26 April 2022

Mr Stuart Dignam announced as new CEO of MTPConnect

MTPConnect, the industry growth centre for the Medical Technology, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical (MTP) sector, has announced it has appointed Mr Stuart Dignam as Chief Executive Officer.

11 April 2022

Help tackle Global Health challenges – Health 10x accelerator program now open!

Is your startup on a mission to address a major health challenge? Do you need the know-how, guidance, and connections to get investment-ready and rapidly grow? Applications are now open for the 2022 Health 10x Accelerator Program which is supported by our REDI initiative.

08 April 2022

In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been up to in March

Check out what the MTPConnect team got up to in March!

08 April 2022

MTPConnect co-exhibitor on the Australian Pavilion at world’s largest biotechnology convention BIO 2022

As part of its commitment to opening international markets and boosting access to international supply chains, MTPConnect has joined the AusBiotech-led Australian Pavilion as co-exhibitor at the BIO International Convention 2022 in San Diego, California.