News Directory

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12 December 2018

Access to cancer clinical trials for all Victorians

Patients with cancer living in regional and rural Victoria will soon have access to clinical trials, on their doorstep. The first patients participating in a cancer clinical trial implemented through a new Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Teletrials Program has begun in Albury Wodonga and Bendigo.

12 December 2018

Design + Industry is now ISO 13485:2016 Certified

Design + Industry (D+I) is proud to announce that they have achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification.

11 December 2018

New Report: The Case for Better Health Through Digital Technology

A new report on Australia’s digital health sector details how healthcare consumers can benefit from world-leading technologies – and how Australia can create a fully-fledged digital health industry.

11 December 2018

CCRM Australia and Israeli Network for Advanced Cell Applications lay the foundation for international collaboration in regenerative medicine

The Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine Australia (CCRM Australia) is proud to partner with the Israeli Network for Advanced Cell Applications (INACA) to advance the commercialisation of cell applications locally and globally jointly.

10 December 2018

Bridge Program Participants visit US headquarters of AbbVie, Amgen and Merck

QUT’s the Bridge Program has awarded four participants in this year’s cohort a travel scholarship to the US headquarters of three major pharmaceutical companies following a competitive pitching competition.

05 December 2018

MTPConnect Goes to Canberra

Industry and government came together this week for the first Growth Centre Showcase at Parliament House in Canberra.

04 December 2018

MTPConnect welcomes additional Federal Government funding

In a boost for Australia’s medical technologies and pharmaceuticals sector, the Federal Government has provided an additional two years of funding for the sector’s Growth Centre, MTPConnect.

23 November 2018

Access to clinical trials closer to home for regional and rural Australians with cancer

New tele-trials offer new hope for cancer patients in the bush.

19 November 2018

Australia poised for global success in regenerative medicine

Commentary by Dr Dan Grant, originally published in The Mandarin on November 16, 2018.

16 November 2018

In Case You Missed It: MTPConnect Staff Activities

The MTPConnect team continue to work hard to grow the medtech and pharma sector. Here are some of the key activities from the last week.