News Directory

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11 March 2022

In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been up to in February

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in February!

10 March 2022

Please welcome Deborah Sippitts - Senior Manager Communications

Today we are delighted to announce that Deborah Sippitts is joining MTPConnect as Senior Manager Communications working with Caroline Duell and Libby Pearce, based in Melbourne.

01 March 2022

Cincera: developing a first-in-class drug to treat NASH

In our latest case study, we explain how biotech company Cincera, bolstered by MTPConnect's BTB program, is developing a drug to treat severe and life-threatening liver diseases.

28 February 2022

Life Sciences WA Awarded X-TEND Grant

We are pleased to announce that our partnership with Life Sciences WA (LSWA) has been awarded an X-TEND WA program grant, supported by the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation and part of the New Industries Fund.

28 February 2022

TTRA Partners with Australia Centre for Health Services Innovation

We are pleased to announce a new TTRA partnership with the Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI), to provide support and mentoring for standalone behavioural intervention applicants and awardees.

24 February 2022

MTPConnect Appointed ‘Innovation Intermediary’ for Adelaide BioMed City

MTPConnect has been appointed to deliver the External Innovation and Translation Intermediary services for Adelaide BioMed City (ABMC) health and life sciences Innovation District.

22 February 2022

CSL Launches 'Everyday Trailblazers' Campaign

CSL Limited have a launched a new media campaign designed to celebrate the critical contributions of medical scientists in leading the world out of the pandemic and creating a healthy, safe, future for our communities.

16 February 2022

REDI Fellowship Program Paused

The REDI Fellowship program provides companies in the medical products sector (medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals) with up to $250,000 per annum to bring researchers, clinicians and MTP professionals in-house for up to twelve months to work on priority research projects.

04 February 2022

In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been up to in January

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in January!

17 January 2022

Introducing Jo Close – Director Stakeholder Engagement for South Australia

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Jo Close as MTPConnect’s Director Stakeholder Engagement for South Australia, starting today.

14 January 2022

Ten Sought-After Industry Fellowships Awarded to Boost Medical Research Commercialisation

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that ten high-skilled Australian researchers, clinicians and professionals from the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector have been selected as the next fellows under the REDI Fellowship Program.

14 January 2022

$20m Committed to Launch Leading National Research Centres for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Two major new Research Centres will be established in Australia, with $20 million committed through the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative, delivered by MTPConnect.

21 December 2021

Season 3 of MTPConnect Podcasts Wraps Up

In 2021, with more than 30 episodes and 53 guests, the MTPConnect Podcast has created more than 20 hours of inspiring stories about innovations from the MTP sector.