News Directory

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30 November 2020

In Case You Missed It: Insights from ‘Show Me the Money’ Webinar

A fortnight ago, we hosted our most popular seminar this year with hundreds of participants zooming in to the session ‘Show Me the Money: Tips for Preparing Successful Commercialisation Funding Applications’.

18 November 2020

GSK Joins REDI with new PhD Graduate Program

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that GSK Australia have joined the REDI initiative as a partner to provide a PhD Graduate Program to facilitate the cross pollination of scientific, academic research expertise with that of the Pharmaceutical Industry.

13 November 2020

Call for Proposals Opens for REDI Contestable Program

MTPConnect’s REDI program is a four-year, $32 million initiative funded by the MRFF. It is an integrated, three-pillar plan that involves working with partners from research, training and industry to influence skills development, workforce training and integration between research, industry and the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

12 November 2020

New MTPConnect Report Identifies Skills Priorities for a Future Ready Workforce

MTPConnect today released the first of three reports as part of a ‘root and branch’ analysis of skills gaps in the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector workforce.

10 November 2020

Launching Australia’s first Industry-Led Genomics Alliance to Unlock the Power of Precision Medicine

The Australasian Institute of Digital Health (AIDH) has been awarded $300,000 in funding from MTPConnect’s Industry Growth Centre Project Fund Program to establish the Industry Genomics Network Alliance (InGeNA).

09 November 2020

New Appointment to the TTRA Team

Today, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Mana Liao as Director of the MRFF-funded $47 million Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, based in Sydney.

06 November 2020

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

Check out what the MTPConnect team was up to in October!

02 November 2020

New Appointment for Our BTB Team

Today we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Amelia Vom as BTB Project Manager based in Melbourne.

30 October 2020

Call for Proposals & Information Session for REDI Skills Gap Training Programs

In delivering the REDI program, MTPConnect is partnering with research, training and industry organisations to deploy an integrated three-pillar plan driving skills and workforce development for the MTP sector nationally.

29 October 2020

TTRA for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Announces Research Plans and Partners

MTPConnect’s Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative for diabetes and cardiovascular disease (D&CVD) will soon call for expressions of interest to establish two Research Centres and open the first round of Research Project funding.

28 October 2020

Launching Australia’s first Industry-Led Regenerative Medicine Catalyst Body to Boost Research and Commercial Opportunities

An AusBiotech-led consortium has been awarded $300,000 in funding from MTPConnect’s Industry Growth Centre Project Fund for a new collaboration and coordination body to unlock the potential of Australia’s regenerative medicine sector.

27 October 2020

What are the Secrets Behind Preparing A Successful Commercialisation Funding Application? Join Our Webinar!

For our next monthly Seminar Series, we’re going to explore the steps to crafting a successful commercialisation funding application.

26 October 2020

62 Medtech Research Projects Deep Dive into Commercialisation Strategy

Last week, we hosted a special virtual meeting for our BMTH and BTB funding recipients on what to consider when developing a global MedTech commercialisation strategy.

21 October 2020

The 2020 Australian Technologies Competition Serves Up Virtual Awards

Last night, the 2020 AustTechComp Awards were handed out a little differently than usual.

20 October 2020

WA Medical Datathon 2020 Needs You!

The WA Medical Datathon is looking for participants from a variety of sectors including healthcare, digital technologies, data science and product design to get involved and ‘reimagine healthcare’ by exploring data science driven solutions to healthcare challenges.