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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
12 August 2022
Introducing Dr Jafar Hasan – Project Manager, Diagnostics Industry Engagement
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Jafar Hasan as the Project Manager, Diagnostics Industry Engagement.
11 August 2022
MTPConnect-backed National Biologics Manufacturing Facility Opened by Industry Minister
With funding support from MTPConnect, CSIRO’s new biomanufacturing facility in Melbourne has today been opened by Industry and Science Minister, Hon. Ed Husic MP.
10 August 2022
In Case You Missed It: Here’s What The MTPConnect Team Has Been Up To in July
Check out what MTPConnect got up to in July!
09 August 2022
TTRA Staff Changes
Staff movements mean some interim changes are being made in the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) team.
27 July 2022
MTPConnect’s CTCM program launches next funding opportunity to boost commercialisation of Australian medical devices
The Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech (CTCM) Program, a Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) initiative delivered by MTPConnect, will open its second round in September 2022. Applications are sought from Australian small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) developing home-grown medical devices.
26 July 2022
The WILD Program Opens for Applications
Are you a STEM Leader? The Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Program for 2023 is now open for applications!
25 July 2022
TIA partners with AAMRNet to accelerate therapeutic development research
TIA is using its Pipeline Accelerator scheme to support three research projects targeting antimicrobial resistance (AMR), with additional funding provided by the MTPConnect-operated Australian Antimicrobial Resistance Network (AAMRNet).
22 July 2022
Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program Applications Now Open!
Applications are now open for the Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program (AUSCEP), made possible by our REDI initiative. The Program has been co-designed by clinicians for clinicians and aims to develop entrepreneurial skills and networks to build better healthcare.
15 July 2022
Report for TGA on 'Cell, Gene and Tissue Regulatory Framework in Australia: Stakeholder Perspectives' Published
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) commissioned MTPConnect to conduct a stakeholder review of the regulatory framework for gene, cell and tissue therapies in Australia and the report has recently been published.
15 July 2022
In Case You Missed It: Here’s What The MTPConnect Team Has Been Up To in June
Check out what MTPConnect got up to in June!
14 July 2022
Industry Fellowships Awarded to Push Australian Pharma and MedTech Research Towards Commercialisation
Twenty pharmaceutical and MedTech researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators from around Australia have been awarded industry-based fellowships to boost skills and advance their research or technology towards commercialisation.
11 July 2022
Tori Mynard appointed as Associate Project Manager for the REDI initiative
Today we are delighted to announce that Victoria (Tori) Mynard is re-joining MTPConnect to take up a 3-month role of Associate Project Manager for our Researcher Exchange and Development Within Industry (REDI) initiative, based in Melbourne.
30 June 2022
Introducing Jo Glew - Project Officer, Diagnostics Industry Engagement
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jo Glew as the Project Officer, Diagnostics Industry Engagement team, based in Perth.
29 June 2022
Health Horizon LIVE Feeds now tracking BMTH and WA Innovations
If you want to keep on top of medtech, pharmaceutical and digital health (MTP) innovation projects, Health Horizon Projects Tracker live feeds allow you to do just this. This new tracking feature is now on our website for you to follow the progress of BioMedTech Horizons-funded (BMTH) projects and all Western Australia-based MTP projects.