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


07 April 2020

Working Together to Safeguard Current Clinical Trials During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 situation is developing rapidly, the sector is working together to ensure continuity of current clinical trial research for the thousands of patients currently enrolled in trials around Australia.

03 April 2020

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

Here's what the team got up to in March!

02 April 2020

Supporting Businesses & Employees - JobKeeper Payment

As the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic becomes more apparent, the Federal Government has introduced a JobKeeper Payment to help employers retain their employees.

02 April 2020

Showcase your Health Innovation: 2020 Australian Technology Competition

The 2020 Australian Technology Competition opens today, calling for scaleups with great global potential to showcase technology that solves the challenges of our times – health, supply chains, food security, climate change, emergencies and more.

25 March 2020

Support for Australian Businesses and Households Impacted by COVID-19

As Australia along with the rest of the world is feeling the impact of the pandemic, the Federal Government is providing support to businesses and households who are currently dealing with the significant challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus.

20 March 2020

In Case You Missed It: How to Crack the U.S. Market - the First Seminar Series

To kick off our new 2020 Seminar Series around Australia, we brought out Medical Alley Associations’ VP Intelligence Frank Jaskulke to share his expertise and insights about into breaking into the U.S. market.

16 March 2020

Australian innovators of digital health technologies need to seize emerging opportunities in Indonesia

New research by MTPConnect and Asialink Business explores why it’s time for Australian businesses to explore Indonesia’s booming digital health ecosystem.

13 March 2020

Steps We’re Taking on COVID-19 Virus

With the coronavirus outbreak now declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the COVID-19 virus continuing to spread in Australia, MTPConnect’s Board and Management have agreed to take a range of proactive steps to change the way our team works.

04 March 2020

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

Check out what the MTPConnect team was up to last month!

13 February 2020

New BTB Funding Opens 17 February

MTPConnect will open its next round of funding for the $22.3 million Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) program,
on Monday, 17 February.

07 February 2020

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

Check out what the MTPConnect team did in January!

05 February 2020

MTPConnect to Drive Workforce Growth Through New REDI Program

The Australian Government’s $32 million Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative, through the Medical Research Future Fund, has been awarded to MTPConnect.

21 January 2020

Introducing Dr David Fox – Senior Director Sustainability

MTPConnect is excited to announce the appointment of Dr David Fox as Senior Director of Sustainability starting today. David will be based in Newcastle, NSW and will work with Managing Director & CEO Dr Dan Grant and Chief Operating Officer Stuart Dignam on forward-looking strategies for sector growth.

20 January 2020

Alex Fowkes Joins MTPConnect Board

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Fowkes as a Non-Executive Director of MTPConnect.

07 January 2020

Introducing Rebekah Craggs – Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator WA

MTPConnect is excited to announce the appointment of Rebekah Craggs as our Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator WA, starting this week based at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Perth.