News Directory

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17 August 2023

MTPConnect Industry Fellowships Building Life Science Workforce Skills

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that a further two highly skilled Australian medical science researchers have been selected to work with leading South Korean pharmaceutical company Yuhan Corporation and pioneering RNA therapeutics company Moderna in Melbourne, under the REDI Fellowship Program.

15 August 2023

WA's Lixa Tackles Resistant Bacteria with Antibiofilm Technology

Lixa, an emerging biotech startup based in Western Australia, is on a mission to resolve recurring microbial infections and contaminations by developing a novel approach that makes resistant bacteria vulnerable to antibiotics and the immune system again. Check out this month's case study to find out more...

10 August 2023

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 2023

Becoming the clever country – how medical research commercialisation is improving health and the economy

Medical research has enjoyed a rare stint on the front pages of our national newspapers in recent weeks, with extensive coverage of the Medical Research Future Fund. A $20 billion endowment dedicated to the research, development - and commercialisation - of new life saving medical discoveries, the MRFF is a national asset. MTPConnect Chair Hon Jaala Pulford shares her views on the power of the MRFF to support the development of new medical products.

08 August 2023

WA Business Insights Series - Valuation Workshop

WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub in conjunction with Moore Australia (WA) are hosting a series of Business Insights events to help you establish and grow your business.

02 August 2023

WA Life Sciences Hub Hosts CSIRO ON Workshop

The CSIRO ON team have been in Perth delivering their ‘Research to Value Workshop’, supported by the WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub and hosted by entrepreneur and thought-leader Andy Lamb.

02 August 2023

APEC Meeting in Seattle Hears About ‘Australia’s Road to an Antibiotic Pull Incentive’

MTPConnect’s Andrew Bowskill, AARMNet co-chair, is attending the APEC2023 Senior Officials meetings in Seattle, Washington this week, to showcase Australia’s efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

02 August 2023

SA Insights: Nuclear Medicine Advances Changing Cancer Treatment

Join our next SA Insights event in Adelaide, featuring insights from AdvanCell on the advancement of radiopharmacueticals as a next generation cancer therapy!

02 August 2023

Revolutionising New Treatment Options for Stroke

Inspired by bush ticks, leading Australian scientists from the Heart Research Institute and the University of Sydney are offering new hope to stroke sufferers by rethinking antithrombotic drugs - with support from our TTRA program and new funding.

31 July 2023

Introducing Jessica Maxwell - Administration and Events Officer, Adelaide Intermediary Program

We are delighted to announce that Jessica Maxwell is joining the Adelaide team as Administration & Events Officer.

28 July 2023

Lauren Kelly Selected for veski Leadership Program

MTPConnect is delighted to announce that Lauren Kelly, the Senior Director of our TTRA Program has been selected to join the veski inspiring women STEM sidebyside program that supports women wanting to progress or extend their leadership positions within a STEM industry.

27 July 2023

Join MTPConnect’s Australian delegation to the MedTech Conference in Anaheim

You are invited to join us as part of the Australian delegation to the MedTech Conference (9 - 11 October 2023) in Anaheim, California and showcase your products and services at the Australian Pavilion exhibit.

24 July 2023

MTPConnect’s CTCM Program Awards $6.2M to Accelerate Homegrown Medical Device Innovations

MTPConnect and the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Hon. Mark Butler MP, today announced $6.2 million of funding for six medical technology projects through the Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech (CTCM) Program.

21 July 2023

Cardihab and Roche Diagnostics Partner on Cardiovascular Disease

Digital health company and TTRA awardee Cardihab announces a partnership with Roche Diagnostics Australia Pty Ltd that is focused on improving quality and standards of care, that deliver better outcomes for people living with cardiovascular conditions in Australia.

20 July 2023

Join 'Pfizer Invites' Thought Leadership Series in July

Pfizer Australia, in partnership with AAMRNet and Health Security Systems Australia (a division of DMTC) would like to invite you to the next event in the Pfizer Invites thought leadership series, for an engaging and insightful conversation on preventive health and the threat of antimicrobial resistance hosted by Stan Grant.