05 July 2017
MTPConnect has welcomed news of the restoration of a number of roles to the skilled migration visa list by the Australian Government. MTPConnect worked strongly behind the scenes advocating for the sector directly with government...
21 June 2017
Clinical trials provide $1.1b to Australian economy: MTPConnect releases report on clinical trials ecosystem in Australia
MTPConnect today released a new report ‘Clinical Trials in Australia: the economic profile and competitive position of the sector’, the first comprehensive overview of the entire clinical trials landscape in Australia.
15 June 2017
MTPConnect has released the Expressions of Interest form for the 2017 round of the $15.6 million Project Fund Program, open on Monday 3rd July 2017. Applicants with big, bold ideas that aim to improve the productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of Australia's MTP sector will have the chance to share in $8.2 million in funding.
09 June 2017
The Australian Government has today announced $5.2 million to support multi-disciplinary research teams and SMEs to deliver innovative health and medical breakthroughs – a program that has been welcomed by MTPConnect.
09 June 2017
MTPConnect welcomes today’s announcement from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of a range of new targeted programs to engage with and support SMEs in navigating regulation and legislation in Australia.
08 June 2017
MTPConnect Queensland University of Technology (QUT), together with a consortium of 15 partners including global pharmaceutical companies, venture capitalists, universities and industry associations, will today officially launched The Bridge Program.
02 June 2017
Sue MacLeman, Chief Executive Officer of MTPConnect, has been awarded BioMelbourne Network’s 2017 Women in Leadership award today, recognising her leadership and outstanding contributions to supporting the medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector.
26 May 2017
The Australian Government has opened applications for industry-led proposals for the 19th Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) selection round.
26 May 2017
MTPConnect has welcomed the National Health and Medical Research Council announcement of medical research reforms that will be set to encourage greater innovation and creativity as well as reduce burdens of the grant application process.
19 May 2017
Health Minister Greg Hunt has today announced $33 million to fund world-leading medical research trials and fellowships, supporting doctors and scientists to uncover the next breakthrough and improve the health of Australians.
16 May 2017
MTPConnect welcomes the recently released Community Affairs Reference Committee report into “Price regulation associated with the Prostheses List Framework”, providing 16 recommendations to reform the Prostheses List process.
10 May 2017
MTPConnect – the Industry Growth Centre for medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector – has welcomed the Australian Government’s 2017 Budget, set to provide positive outcomes for the support and growth of innovation in the Australian MTP sector.
03 May 2017
MTPConnect has announced that the second round of its $15.6 million Project Fund Program will open on Monday 3rd July 2017. Applicants with big, bold ideas that aim to improve the productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of Australia’s MTP sector will have the chance to share in $8.2 million in funding.
20 April 2017
MTPConnect General Manager of International and Government, Dr Sandhya Tewari, visited India this month, coinciding with the Prime Minister's visit and Education Minister Simon Birmingham's Skills Delegation. Read her blog...
19 April 2017
IMNIS, the national mentoring program connecting researchers and industry mentors, has appointed an Expert Advisory Panel of senior business and academic leaders to advise on implementation of the scheme.