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21 December 2021

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in December!

20 December 2021

Victorian Link to New International Stem Cell Research Centre

The Murdoch Children's Research Centre is part of a new international stem cell research centre offering hope for patients with incurable diseases.

17 December 2021

Applications open for funding to support development of Australian medical devices

In a move set to advance Australia’s medical technology sector, MTPConnect has today announced that it is welcoming applications for its new Clinical Translation and Commercialisation - Medtech (CTCM) program.

16 December 2021

MTPConnect's Annual Report Shows Strong Sector Support

MTPConnect has published its 2021 Annual Report. Across MTPConnect’s six strategic funding programs for DISER and the Medical Research Future Fund we have so far injected $95 million into Australia’s medical products sector, supporting 145 medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical projects.

15 December 2021

Executive Changes at MTPConnect

After more than three years, MTPConnect Managing Director and CEO, Dr Dan Grant, is leaving the organisation and Stuart Dignam has been appointed to the interim CEO role.

09 December 2021

New report: Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in Australia

A new report from the Industry Genomics Network Alliance (InGeNA) features case studies showing just some of the many ways genomics will be useful in diagnosis and treatment across Australia’s future healthcare system.

09 December 2021

MTPConnect launches new program with industry partners supporting early clinical development of medical devices

MTPConnect has commenced the rollout of a new funding program to identify and nurture high-quality medical device projects with strong commercial potential.

07 December 2021

New REDI-backed IMNIS program to build next generation of clinical and medical leaders

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) is launching the IMNIS Clinical program to nurture Australia’s future medical sector leaders, expanding its IMNIS (the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM) initiative in partnership with MTPConnect’s Researcher Exchange and Development in Industry (REDI) initiative.

06 December 2021

In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been Up To In November

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in November!

30 November 2021

AAMRNet Takes a Baton at AMRelay

Australia's first antimicrobial resistance network - AAMRNet - steps into the international arena for the AMRelay as World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021 closes.

29 November 2021

First Projects to Complete BioMedTech Horizons Program Deliver Outstanding Research and Commercial Outcomes

A new impact report has been launched highlighting the progress of the first cohort of projects to complete the BioMedTech Horizons (BMTH) program, operated by MTPConnect for the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

25 November 2021

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance – the MTPConnect Podcast Raises Awareness of Australian Innovation

To mark World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021, the MTPConnect Podcast partnered with the team from AAMRNet – the Australian Antimicrobial Resistance Network – to produce a special week of programming shining a light on Australia’s expertise and innovations to fight superbugs.

23 November 2021

Empowering scientists with training in the growing clinical trials sector

Our latest REDI case study focuses on the success of the VCCC Alliance's SKILLED clinical trials internship program.

19 November 2021

Boosting Clinician-Led Entrepreneurism - Provider Opportunity Opens

Apply to deliver the REDI Clinical Entrepreneur Program - call for proposals now open.