News Directory

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22 February 2022

CSL Launches 'Everyday Trailblazers' Campaign

CSL Limited have a launched a new media campaign designed to celebrate the critical contributions of medical scientists in leading the world out of the pandemic and creating a healthy, safe, future for our communities.

16 February 2022

REDI Fellowship Program Paused

The REDI Fellowship program provides companies in the medical products sector (medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals) with up to $250,000 per annum to bring researchers, clinicians and MTP professionals in-house for up to twelve months to work on priority research projects.

04 February 2022

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in January!

17 January 2022

Introducing Jo Close – Director Stakeholder Engagement for South Australia

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Jo Close as MTPConnect’s Director Stakeholder Engagement for South Australia, starting today.

14 January 2022

Ten Sought-After Industry Fellowships Awarded to Boost Medical Research Commercialisation

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that ten high-skilled Australian researchers, clinicians and professionals from the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector have been selected as the next fellows under the REDI Fellowship Program.

14 January 2022

$20m Committed to Launch Leading National Research Centres for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Two major new Research Centres will be established in Australia, with $20 million committed through the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative, delivered by MTPConnect.

21 December 2021

Season 3 of MTPConnect Podcasts Wraps Up

In 2021, with more than 30 episodes and 53 guests, the MTPConnect Podcast has created more than 20 hours of inspiring stories about innovations from the MTP sector.

21 December 2021

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in December!

20 December 2021

Victorian Link to New International Stem Cell Research Centre

The Murdoch Children's Research Centre is part of a new international stem cell research centre offering hope for patients with incurable diseases.

17 December 2021

Applications open for funding to support development of Australian medical devices

In a move set to advance Australia’s medical technology sector, MTPConnect has today announced that it is welcoming applications for its new Clinical Translation and Commercialisation - Medtech (CTCM) program.

16 December 2021

MTPConnect's Annual Report Shows Strong Sector Support

MTPConnect has published its 2021 Annual Report. Across MTPConnect’s six strategic funding programs for DISER and the Medical Research Future Fund we have so far injected $95 million into Australia’s medical products sector, supporting 145 medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical projects.

15 December 2021

Executive Changes at MTPConnect

After more than three years, MTPConnect Managing Director and CEO, Dr Dan Grant, is leaving the organisation and Stuart Dignam has been appointed to the interim CEO role.

09 December 2021

New report: Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in Australia

A new report from the Industry Genomics Network Alliance (InGeNA) features case studies showing just some of the many ways genomics will be useful in diagnosis and treatment across Australia’s future healthcare system.