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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.

10 November 2021

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in October!

05 November 2021

Medtech Startups Stand Out at the WA Innovator of the Year Awards

Four of the six awards at this year’s WA Innovator of the Year Awards (IOTY) were taken home by Western Australian medtech companies, recognising the contribution and innovation of WA’s dynamic medical technology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector.

03 November 2021

$1 Million Boost for WA Medical Products Manufacturing

A new voucher scheme from the MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub will see a major boost for medical products manufacturing in Western Australia.

28 October 2021

TTRA Research Projects Round 2 EOI Deadline Extended

TTRA Research Projects Round 2 EOI deadline has been extended to 25 November 2021

27 October 2021

WA Spotlight on Argenica Therapeutics

The MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub invites you to join the monthly WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series event featuring Argenica Therapeutics Limited.

27 October 2021

Final ‘foundation stones’ set for future of Australian regenerative medicine

The Regenerative Medicine Consortium, funded through MTPConnect’s Growth Centre Project Fund Program, has now delivered the final elements of the 12-month project, which collectively demonstrate the breadth of opportunity present in the Australian regenerative medicine sector.

27 October 2021

Telehealth start up Coviu wins 2021 Australian Technologies Competition

In the Australian Technologies Competition, NSW-based start up Coviu took home not only the Medtech & Pharma Award but also the title of Australian Technology Company of the Year.

20 October 2021

MTPConnect Report Outlines Challenges and Opportunities for Australia’s Medicinal Cannabis Industry

MTPConnect has launched a new report on the Australian medicinal cannabis industry, commissioned to provide an evidence base for the current size of Australia's medicinal cannabis industry, as well as future estimates for the sector.

15 October 2021

MTPConnect Skills Gap Report Calls to Position our Workforce for Post-Pandemic Prosperity

MTPConnect releases the third report in a series developed from a ‘root and branch’ analysis of skills gaps in the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector workforce.

14 October 2021

Trials & Tribulations of Developing the First COVID-19 Vaccine

The MTPConnect Podcast spoke to Oxford Vaccine Group's Dr Maheshi Ramasamy in the UK about leading the clinical trials that gave us the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.

13 October 2021

GSK Australia's Graduate Researcher Program Opens Applications

Applications are now open for GSK Australia's Graduate Researcher Program.