News Directory

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15 September 2020

New MDPP Directory Connects Australia's Medical Device Sector to Drive Innovation

The Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) today launches the first online Capability Directory, listing details of more than 2,600 Australian organisations relevant to the medical device industry, bringing together expert research, clinical and manufacturing capabilities of Australian organisations.

14 September 2020

Join us at the World’s Largest Medtech Conference

We’re making the virtual journey to the Virtual Medtech Conference to Toronto on 5-7 October and we’d like Australian medtech companies to come along with us, to participate in the world’s largest medtech event.

04 September 2020

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

Check out what our MTPConnect team was up to in August!

03 September 2020

Australian biomedical research efforts boosted by $10.4 million

MTPConnect and Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, today announced $10.4 million in funding for 13 early stage biomedical projects, including COVID-19 research.

01 September 2020

Developing Diagnostics Needs A Different Approach: Join our Webinar!

For our next monthly Seminar Series, we’re going to explore the complexity of developing diagnostics and give you some advice from industry experts.

24 August 2020

Apply NOW for Subsidised Access to Microscopy Services

Are you a medtech startup / SME looking to access affordable microscopy and technical services for your medical research?

21 August 2020

VCCC’s SKILLED Internship Program Builds Clinical Trial Talent Pipeline

This week, the MTPConnect podcast explores how the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) is building a future workforce through internships to support the growth of clinical trials in cancer research as part of our REDI initiative.

21 August 2020

COVID-19 Impact Report - Quick Read

Back in June, we published our research undertaken in partnership with L.E.K. Consulting, exploring the impacts of the pandemic lockdown on organisations across the different parts of the MTP value chain and how companies have responded to the crisis.

20 August 2020

MTPConnect Chair appointed to key COVID-19 Science and Industry Technical Advisory Group

Yesterday, in a joint statement, Prime Minister, Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Hon. Karen Andrews MP and Minister for Health Hon. Greg Hunt MP outlined Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Strategy and announced the formation of a high level COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments for Australia - Science and Industry Technical Advisory Group.

20 August 2020

Expand Your Medtech Business to India

The NSW Government want to help take NSW businesses overseas with its Going Global Program, a 12-month intensive program that aims to connect eligible NSW businesses with opportunities in key global markets and help companies diversify or enter export markets.

19 August 2020

New WA Appointment for Stakeholder Engagement Team

Today we are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Tracey Wilkinson as Director Stakeholder Engagement WA.

14 August 2020

South Australia’s Novel Response to Coronavirus

As the quest for a vaccine for COVID-19 continues, our podcast gets a research update from the Vaxine team based at Flinders University in South Australia.

13 August 2020

Seeking Information on Capabilities for COVID-19 Vaccine & Treatment Manufacturing in Australia

The Australian Government is seeking to understand Australia’s onshore capacity and capability to effectively combat the global pandemic with vaccine and treatment manufacture and supply.

12 August 2020

International Opportunity: You Could (Virtually) Travel to PitchCity!

Minnesota-based Medical Alley Association have partnered with MedCity News to host the INVEST Digital Health Pitch Perfect Contest on 21-25 September.

12 August 2020

Congratulations to our new Guest of The Chair - Dr Emma Ball

MTPConnect would like to congratulate Dr Emma Ball, Director, Strategy & Business Development; Head of Search & Evaluation for CSL Limited, who’s been selected from an extremely strong field of candidates as our second Guest of the Chair.