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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 media@mtpconnect.org.au.

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23 May 2023

Shape the Future of Healthcare through BBFH Challenge

IDE Group unveils the Building Better Futures for Health (BBFH) Challenge 2023. Win up to $40,000 in IDE Group services to turn your visionary idea into a reality.

15 May 2023

CSIRO opens Innovate to Grow program for SMEs in health and medtech sector

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has launched a free program to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the growing health and medical technologies sector to develop new products and services.

12 May 2023

If it isn’t measured… Take the Survey on Australian research assessment practices

The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia are seeking the views of researchers in Australia on how assessment practices in universities, governments and the private sector shape research careers and how they influence researchers’ choices and priorities.

11 May 2023

Making US Connections for Australian Medtech Companies – Frank Jaskulke Visit

Next week we are welcoming back Medical Alley Association's Frank Jaskulke to Australia, to take part in a number of events in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Frank will be sharing his expertise with the sector on cracking the US medtech market.

10 May 2023

Australia-South Korea Relations Boosted with New REDI Fellow to Work in Seoul

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that a highly-skilled Australian medical science researcher from Queensland, Dr Alex Smith, has been selected to work in South Korea under the REDI Fellowship Program.

09 May 2023

Australia’s Medtech, Biotech and Pharma Sector to Benefit from New Industry Growth Program

The 2023 Federal Budget includes a welcome commitment to the establishment of a new $392.4 million Industry Growth Program to power development of priority sectors, including medtech, biotech and pharma.

09 May 2023

61st Australian Export Awards Are Now Open!

Now in its 61st year, The Australian Export Awards is a long-running awards program, led by Austrade, celebrating the invaluable contribution of Australian businesses exporting home-grown innovation to the world.

05 May 2023

New ARC Training Centre in Next-Gen Biomedical Analysis opens in Perth

The ARC Training Centre in Next-Gen Biomedical Analysis has been officially opened in Perth at The University of Western Australia (UWA), with support from MTPConnect and the WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub.

05 May 2023

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in April!

04 May 2023

Podcast: BelloSeno Trials Next Generation Breast Implant Technology

BellaSeno is a clinical-stage medical device company developing a next generation fully resorbable breast implant for soft tissue reconstruction following reconstructive surgery or congenital defects. Formed in Queensland, Australia in 2015, the company expanded its operations to Liepzig in Germany – but the journey for this German-Australian company started years earlier.

03 May 2023

Meet the 2023 IMNIS Catalyst Alumni Industry Ambassadors!

A speech pathologist working to rehabilitate those impacted by brain injury, an aerospace engineer working on chemical transportation, and a science publisher working on STEM resources for school students are among the diverse group of 20 emerging leaders in STEM announced to join the 2023 ATSE's IMNIS Catalyst program this week - supported by MTPConnect as part of the REDI initiative.

01 May 2023

Join SA Insights Series featuring Fertilis

MTPConnect’s SA Insights Series for May will feature Professor Jeremy Thompson and Marty Gauvin who co-founded South Australian company, Fertilis, just 3 years ago and are developing the world’s first device to automate embryo culture at the micro scale using 3D printing technology. Join us to find out more about their vision to transform the IVF industry.

28 April 2023

Australian Technologies Competition - Entries open 1 May

The Australian Technologies Competition (ATC) is a national growth and awards program showcasing and promoting innovative Australian technologies with global growth potential. Entries open 1 May 2023 for SMEs ready to scale up their technology. And MTPConnect is once again supporting the Medtech and Pharma Award category.

28 April 2023

Tiny Hearts Breakthrough in Heart Disease Research

An Australian research team led by QIMR Berghofer has succeeded in introducing a vascular system into tiny living and beating model human heart muscles, an achievement which it’s hoped will accelerate progress towards the ultimate goal of repairing damage from heart disease.