News Directory

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08 September 2021

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

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

31 August 2021

September Sector Spotlight - OncoRes Medical

The MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub will host a fireside chat with OncoRes Medical at our next Sector Spotlight event in September.

27 August 2021

Podcast News: The Australian Quest for a Strep A Vaccine

A new episode of the MTPConnect Podcast explores the Australian-led global search for a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

20 August 2021

MTPConnect Awarded New MRFF Program to Drive Medical Device Commercialisation

A $19.75 million Early Stage Translation and Commercialisation Support Grant to support early clinical development of medical devices with commercial potential has been awarded to MTPConnect by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

20 August 2021

REDI Fellowships Awarded to Researchers in NSW to Boost Medical Research Commercialisation Capabilities

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that two researchers in New South Wales (NSW) have been selected as fellows from the REDI (Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry) Fellowship Program.

06 August 2021

Register for Two Sector Spotlight events for Perth in August

In August, the MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub is hosting not one but TWO events in Perth as part of its popular WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series.

06 August 2021

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to this month!

02 August 2021

Introducing Dr Meghana Kulkarni Project Manager AAMRNet

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Meghana Kulkarni as project manager with our Australian Antimicrobial Resistance Network, AAMRNet.

19 July 2021

Dr Amanda Ruth Appointed as 2021 Guest of the Chair

MTPConnect congratulates Dr Amanda Ruth who has been appointed as its next Guest of the Chair.

19 July 2021

Get on the front foot with Quality Management Systems training

Powered by MTPConnect’s REDI initiative, SeerPharma is delivering four new courses to help researchers and companies implement quality management systems and gain accreditations for Good Laboratory Practices and medical product manufacturing.

16 July 2021

REDI Launches Industry Course Booklet

Just launched! Take a look at REDI's Training and Development Programs booklet highlighting more than 25 opportunities from our 13 partners.

12 July 2021

Can the STEP-UP Program help with your research challenge?

Is your business facing a research challenge that would benefit from insights from some of Australia's leading researchers from the Faculty of Science and more broadly across the University of Melbourne?

08 July 2021

REDI Bridge and BridgeTech Industry Fellowships announced

Twenty pharmaceutical and MedTech researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators from around Australia have been awarded with industry-based fellowships to boost skills and advance their research or technology towards commercialisation.

07 July 2021

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to this month!

01 July 2021

Applications open for Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) grants

Applications are now open for the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI), part of the Australian Government’s $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy.