09 February 2018
MTPConnect has released new sector metrics that show jobs supported by the MTP sector increased by 10% to 62,000 from 2015 to 2016, and that manufacturing exports are up by 30% to $5.2 billion.
02 February 2018
Austrade’s new Clinical Trials industry capability report highlights why Australia is a leading destination for clinical research of new therapeutic products and medical devices.
02 February 2018
A report released by the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) says that precision medicine has the potential to transform Australia’s health care system.
01 February 2018
MTPConnect welcomes the ‘Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation’ (the 2030 Plan) – a strategic vision and plan delivered by the Innovation and Science Australia board to strengthen Australia's innovation performance and become a leading innovation nation.
19 December 2017
Senator Michaelia Cash has today been announced as the Minister for Jobs and Innovation, following three months as Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, and Senator Zed Seselja who has been announced as Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation.
05 December 2017
InnoHealth Australia is the current initiative from 2017-2019 led by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The initiative aims to connect the Australian and the German healthcare research sector involving especially small and medium enterprises (SME).
01 December 2017
The medtech industry came together last night for MedTech’s Got Talent, hearing innovation pitches from the top medtech companies to watch in Australia – with five companies moving forward to each take home $20,000 and a spot to participate in the Actuator’s six-week accelerator program run now to April 2018.
24 November 2017
During the 2017 AusBiotech National Conference, leaders came together for the Australia-Japan Regenerative Medicine Roundtable to discuss opportunities for collaboration, joint activities, and increasing investment between two countries that are significantly investing in regenerative medicine.
23 November 2017
The Actuator, Australian National MedTech Accelerator, has released ‘When Australia innovates, the world of healthcare changes’, a new MedTech Discussion Paper today with recommendations for the Australian medtech sector to thrive globally.
20 November 2017
The medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector has been recognised for its impact and potential at the 2017 Australian Technologies Competition, taking out three of nine awards.
02 November 2017
MTPConnect and MTAA have signed an MoU further cementing their partnership to support and drive the Australian medtech industry forward.
01 November 2017
MTPConnect opens call for $5m BioMedTech Horizons program, supporting high-potential health breakthroughs
MTPConnect welcomes ideas that are set to customise and revolutionise healthcare, stimulate inter-disciplinary collaboration and between research, industry and technology sectors, and foster strong entrepreneurship potential for the Australian Government's $5 million BioMedTech Horizons program.
30 October 2017
A major new Australian research project is set to transform the way physicians surgically treat tumours and bone cancer, and dramatically improve patient and healthcare outcomes.
26 October 2017
MTPConnect is focused on investing on big, bold ideas to improve the productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of Australia’s medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical sector.
25 October 2017
Reading brain signals to help the paralysed move and more—The Actuator taking Australia’s promising medical technologies to market
Australian medtech start-ups will each have access to up to $4 million under a national program launched today.