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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
17 June 2020
SpeeDx Signs Deal with Roche to Develop Antibiotic Resistance Diagnostics
Congratulations to diagnostics company SpeeDx, who announced today they had partnered with Roche to expand access to Antibiotic Resistance tests and technology.
17 June 2020
Introducing Dr Erin McAllum – BMTH Project Manager
MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Erin McAllum as a Project Manager for the BioMedTechHorizons Program starting today.
17 June 2020
Australia’s MTP sector hit hard by COVID-19 but still plays critical role in response and pandemic research: New Report
A new report released today reveals the COVID-19 health crisis has had a significant negative impact across the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector, including startups, SMEs, large local and multinational companies, researchers, universities, service providers, industry organisations and investors.
16 June 2020
MTPConnect Welcomes Partners to Drive Workforce Growth Through REDI Program
MTPConnect is launching the $32 million Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative, working in collaboration with eight leading industry and research partners: ANDHealth, APR.Intern, the Bridge and BridgeTech programs, IMNIS, Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP), MedTech Actuator, the George Institute for Global Health and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC).
11 June 2020
We Want Your Input: MTP Workforce Skills Survey
MTPConnect, along with a cross-industry project team of AusBiotech, ANDHealth, Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) and Medicines Australia, need your help to identify skills gaps in the medtech, pharma, biotech and digital health sectors so we can do more to support our industry’s growth into the future.
04 June 2020
In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been Up To in May
Check out what the MTPConnect team has been up to in May!
04 June 2020
Are You Exploring a Pathway to Commercialisation? Join our Webinar
MTPConnect’s 2020 Seminar Series continues in June with our webinar ‘Charting Your Course – Commercialising Health Innovations'. This event on 30 June, will explore the pathway to successful commercialisation of health innovations.
01 June 2020
Become the Next Guest of the Chair
Are you an aspiring director in the MTP sector looking to get your board career started? MTPConnect is seeking it’s next Guest of the Chair for a 12 month appointment.
26 May 2020
First COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial Begins in Australia
Nucleus Network today announced the start of its Phase I/II clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate at its Melbourne clinic, making it the first human trial for a vaccine in the Southern Hemisphere.
20 May 2020
Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day 2020
Today, across the world, we laud the work of Dr James Lind. On this day in 1747, Lind started his famous scurvy experiments with oranges and lemons on board the HMS Salisbury.
15 May 2020
New Funding on Offer to Turbo Charge Australian COVID-19 Research
MTPConnect is set to launch a third round of its Biomedical Translation Bridge program, specifically designed to target COVID-19 related research.
13 May 2020
German Technology Service searching for Australian medtech companies developing anti-biofilm agents for wound care dressings
The German Technology Service is searching for new, active anti-biofilm agents for the treatment of wound biofilms in chronic wounds on behalf of a German medical technology group.
05 May 2020
The Innovation Upside of COVID-19 - Dr Pradeep Philip’s Novel Response
Over the last few months, as the world has seen the COVID-19 health emergency unravel, there has been dramatic social and economic change. In a recent podcast episode, our podcast team – Dr Dan Grant and Stuart Dignam – asked our guest, economist Dr Pradeep Philip from Deloitte Access Economics: how will Australia navigate its medical research and innovation response in a world impacted by COVID-19?
04 May 2020
In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been Up To in April
Check out what our MTPConnect team got up to in April!
29 April 2020
Therapeutic Innovation Australia opens up access to translational R&D facilities for COVID-19 Response
Does your research team need to access to translational R&D facilities to work on COVID-19 projects? If your team are up for the challenge, then this opportunity could be for you.