19 January 2023
MTPConnect will soon open the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) program Round 3 Research Projects funding opportunity, supporting diabetes and cardiovascular disease research projects that address Indigenous-specific priority areas to benefit the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in rural, remote, regional, and urban centres. In anticipation of this round, MTPConnect is holding a webinar on 6 February 2023 to explain the application process and the guidelines for applicants, with an audience Q&A.
13 January 2023
Check out what MTPConnect got up to in December!
12 January 2023
At the Biotech Showcase in San Francisco this week, MTPConnect CEO Stuart Dignam promoted Australia’s great research and medical product potential with colleagues from across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Biotech Showcase is an investor conference for innovators, held in parallel with the J.P. Morgan Health Conference.
10 January 2023
The Government of Western Australia has announced The Challenge – a global challenge to find a solution to the pressing problem of health service delivery in the remote and thinly populated Pilbara region of Western Australia.
22 December 2022
Our 2022 Annual Report, out today, pulls together our story of fostering research and development, cementing connections between research and industry, building our workforce for the future and deploying funding to drive translation and commercialisation to help bring life-saving medical products from the lab bench to the patient’s bedside.
16 December 2022
MTPConnect is pleased to announce the three priority areas for an upcoming round of funding under the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator initiative focused on addressing unmet health and medical needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in rural, remote, regional and urban centres.
12 December 2022
MTPConnect hit The Medtech Conference in Boston, USA with a mission - showcase Australia’s outstanding innovative medical technologies and unique capabilities and build valuable connections into international markets.
09 December 2022
MTPConnect joined a health and medical research delegation to Korea at the end of November organised by CSIRO and Austrade.
09 December 2022
Check out what MTPConnect got up to in November!
09 December 2022
Closing The Skills Gap In Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing - Launch of Good Manufacturing Practice Training For Human Health Products
COVID-19 has put unprecedented focus on the MTP sector – highlighting the importance of research and development, and new technologies and advancements to navigate human health challenges. This coupled with the importance of sovereign capability and a robust supply chain to support the provision of essential MTP products, has created unique opportunities to invigorate and invest for a stronger sector. Read about the launch of the Good Manufacturing Practice Uplift training programs developed by the Centre for Biopharmaceutical Excellence with input and support from MTPConnect's REDI program.
08 December 2022
CTCM News: QUT training program receives funding to accelerate Australian medical device innovations
The BridgeTech Program, a successful medtech commercialisation training program delivered by QUT, will continue for the next two years thanks to a government funding initiative that supports high-quality Australian medical device projects with strong commercial potential. Along with four preeminent industry partners, the program was selected as the educational partner for MTPConnect’s Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech Program.
06 December 2022
The Australian Government has introduced legislation to Parliament to establish the $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund (NRF), identifying $1.5 billion for medical manufacturing.
02 December 2022
MTPConnect’s Targeted Translation Research Accelerator program will open Round 3 of its Research Projects funding opportunity in early 2023 to support diabetes and cardiovascular disease projects that address the unmet health and medical needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in rural, remote, regional, and urban centres. In anticipation of the round, MTPConnect is hosting a series of webinars to highlight key elements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research that potential applicants should consider when building their projects and teams.