News Directory

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19 April 2023

'ANDHealth Summit: Where Digital Meets Devices' Hits Adelaide

MTPConnect's Adelaide Intermediary Program is supporting the 'ANDHealth Summit - Where Digital Meets Devices', presented in conjunction with AusMedtech 2023 in Adelaide on 23 May 2023.

17 April 2023

TTRA News: Awardee Spin-off Developing Oral Insulin Technology Gets Commercial Backing

Spin-off company Endo Axiom founded by three University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District researchers – has received $2.8 million in backing from Australian biotech incubator Proto Axiom to help bring their drug delivery technology to the clinic. The company's first application focuses on oral insulin and is supported with funding from the TTRA initiative.

13 April 2023

PODCAST: 150th Episode Welcomes MTPConnect’s New Chair

This month, we celebrate the 150th episode of the MTPConnect podcast. The series was created back in 2019. We believed the podcast medium was a great way to showcase the innovations and people shaping the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals (MTP) sector in Australia and globally. After talking to 300 inspiring guests, across five seasons, the popular series has now reached more than 80 countries and had 50,000 downloads.

06 April 2023

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in March!

05 April 2023

Network at our next SA Insights Event Featuring SAiGENCI

Join Stephanie Morris, Director Innovation and Translation for the Adelaide Intermediary Program as she hosts MTPConnect’s next SA Insights Series in April featuring the South Australian immunoGENomics Cancer Institute (SAiGENCI).

03 April 2023

Join our WA Spotlight with Alcolizer Technology on Global-Scale Commercialisation

The WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub invites you to join the next WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series event in April, to hear from Alcolizer Technology about their road to global-scale commercialisation.

03 April 2023

BMTH News: WearOptimo Starts Clinical Trials on Microwearable Hydration Sensor

Pioneering Brisbane healthtech company WearOptimo (and BMTH awardee) has started clinical trials of its hydration sensor, marking a significant step in bringing this game-changing product to market.

03 April 2023

Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program Taking Applications from VIC, NSW and WA

The Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program (AUSCEP), supported by our REDI initiative, is the only workforce development program designed to drive clinician-led innovation in Australia today. Applications to join the pilot program are open to clinicians and allied health professionals in VIC, NSW & WA until 16 April.

28 March 2023

MTPConnect Supports Science Meets Parliament

MTPConnect supported Science and Technology Australia's Science Meets Parliament National Press Club Address by Minister for Industry and Science Ed Husic and the 'Advancing The SABRE Alliance' event in Canberra.

28 March 2023

CTCM Team Visit WA To Tour OncoRes Medical Facilities and more!

MTPConnect’s Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech (CTCM) program team, along with CTCM Program Partner Dr Andrew Milligan from Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP), visited Perth this week to tour the headquarters of Round 1 CTCM awardee, OncoRes Medical.

28 March 2023

REDI News: GSK Australia advances support for emerging industry talent in third year of Graduate Researcher Program

GSK Australia recently announced the third year of its successful Graduate Researcher Program. Supported by MTPConnect’s REDI initiative, the program showcases opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry by providing hands-on experience for postdoctoral researchers.

28 March 2023

TTRA Develops New Resource with Webinar Series on Indigenous Health Research

The Targeted Translation Research Accelerator team has just wrapped up the latest webinar, ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research: Implementation Science’, which tackled the challenge of translating knowledge and evidence into practice to improve health services.

21 March 2023

ACADI Grants Support Next Generation of Diabetes Researchers

The Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations (ACADI), a Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) Research Centre, has announced the first awardees of the ACADI PhD and early career researcher (ECR) grants.

15 March 2023

Learn about Singapore’s Enterprise Opportunities

Join us in Perth for a session with Enterprise Singapore about Singapore’s medtech and pharma ecosystem and opportunities for partnership and collaboration.

10 March 2023

SA Insights with Avance Clinical and Agilex

The Adelaide Intermediary Program invites you to join their next SA Insights Series in March to hear from Avance Clinical and Agilex Biolabs on their start-up journey, different stages of growth and global expansion.