News Directory

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10 August 2016

Education key to growth: MTPConnect and ARCS sign MoU

MTPConnect and ARCS Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to work closely together for the benefit of the MedTech, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.

28 July 2016

MTPConnect releases Project Fund Guidelines and Expressions Of Interest documents

MTPConnect is looking for collaborative, industry-led projects through a dollar-for-dollar matched Project Fund Program.

25 July 2016

MTPConnect invites you to its ‘Competitive Australia’ events

MTPConnect will be touring Australia in July and August 2016 to encourage collaboration for a competitive Australia.

25 July 2016

MTPConnect unveils 10-year plan to boost competitiveness of MTP sector

MTPConnect today launched its Draft Sector Competitiveness Plan.

08 July 2016

Invitation to Australia – Korea Medtech Innovation Showcase, hosted by Austrade Seoul 1-2 September

Austrade Seoul invites Australian medtech companies to meet with Korean industry at the 2016 Australian Medtech Innovation Showcase in Seoul on the 1-2 September.

01 June 2016

Program Rewards Australia’s Best Technology Companies: 2016 Australian Technologies Competition

The 2016 Australian Technologies Competition (ATC16) is open for entries to Australian technology SMEs with global potential.

16 May 2016

NHMRC to revise monitoring and reporting for clinical trials

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), with the assistance of a Working Committee of the Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC) is revising the 2009 AHEC Position Statement on Monitoring and reporting of safety for clinical trials involving therapeutic products.

12 May 2016

Public Call for submissions of priorities for the Medical Research Futures Fund – Health and Medical Research Branch

On 4 May 2016 the Australian Medical Research Advisory Board supporting the Medical Research Future Fund held its inaugural meeting.

10 May 2016

ARC request feedback on how Universities are translating their research into economic, social and other benefits

The Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Department of Education and Training set to develop and implement this a national engagement and impact assessment examining research translation.

22 February 2016

Sue MacLeman announced as CEO for MTPConnect

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that it has appointed Ms Sue MacLeman as Chief Executive Officer. Ms MacLeman will commence in her role April 2016 and will bring energy, expertise and insight to the role.

01 February 2016

MTPConnect pleased to see Wound Management Innovation CRC relationship with HARTMANN Australia

As a participant HARTMANN Australia will be able to bring their focus on industry and consumer needs to WoundCRC's research.

10 December 2015

Fund to bridge biomedical research to market gaps

The Australian Government’s $250 million Biomedical Translation Fund will bridge the gap between research and commercialisation of new Australian biomedical discoveries.