20 July 2020
MTPConnect and Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, today announced $18.8 million in funding for 21 early stage medical technology projects across Australia.
15 July 2020
The next instalment in our monthly Seminar Series, is our webinar ‘Frontiers of Biomechanics and Human Movement’ on 30 July.
13 July 2020
The Australian Government has announced that MTPConnect will operate the new $47 million Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
07 July 2020
In a new report released this month by ANDHealth entitled Digital Health: The sleeping giant of Australia’s health technology industry, it highlights that Australia’s emerging digital health industry is in a strong position to tap into growing global demand for digital health solutions.
06 July 2020
Check out what the MTPConnect team got up to in June!
25 June 2020
A new report, ‘Collaborating in the Public Interest: How Australia's Medical Technology Sector joined with Government to fight COVID-19’, outlines the back story on what is coming to be known as the ‘Australian Model’ of government and industry collaboration.
23 June 2020
While MTPConnect couldn’t attend the 2020 BIO International Convention due to COVID-19 lockdown, we made sure Federal Minister for Health Hon. Greg Hunt MP could represent Australia’s MTP sector virtually.
22 June 2020
In February 2020, the MTPConnect Podcast welcomed Professor Trent Munro to the microphone to discuss his team’s early work on a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
17 June 2020
Congratulations to diagnostics company SpeeDx, who announced today they had partnered with Roche to expand access to Antibiotic Resistance tests and technology.
17 June 2020
MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Erin McAllum as a Project Manager for the BioMedTechHorizons Program starting today.
17 June 2020
Australia’s MTP sector hit hard by COVID-19 but still plays critical role in response and pandemic research: New Report
A new report released today reveals the COVID-19 health crisis has had a significant negative impact across the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector, including startups, SMEs, large local and multinational companies, researchers, universities, service providers, industry organisations and investors.
16 June 2020
MTPConnect is launching the $32 million Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative, working in collaboration with eight leading industry and research partners: ANDHealth, APR.Intern, the Bridge and BridgeTech programs, IMNIS, Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP), MedTech Actuator, the George Institute for Global Health and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC).
11 June 2020
MTPConnect, along with a cross-industry project team of AusBiotech, ANDHealth, Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) and Medicines Australia, need your help to identify skills gaps in the medtech, pharma, biotech and digital health sectors so we can do more to support our industry’s growth into the future.