News Directory

Keep up to date with MTPConnect news and events, updated regularly. If you have news or events the sector would be interested to hear about, please let us know at


06 August 2021

Register for Two Sector Spotlight events for Perth in August

In August, the MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub is hosting not one but TWO events in Perth as part of its popular WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series.

06 August 2021

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to this month!

02 August 2021

Introducing Dr Meghana Kulkarni Project Manager AAMRNet

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Meghana Kulkarni as project manager with our Australian Antimicrobial Resistance Network, AAMRNet.

19 July 2021

Dr Amanda Ruth Appointed as 2021 Guest of the Chair

MTPConnect congratulates Dr Amanda Ruth who has been appointed as its next Guest of the Chair.

19 July 2021

Get on the front foot with Quality Management Systems training

Powered by MTPConnect’s REDI initiative, SeerPharma is delivering four new courses to help researchers and companies implement quality management systems and gain accreditations for Good Laboratory Practices and medical product manufacturing.

16 July 2021

REDI Launches Industry Course Booklet

Just launched! Take a look at REDI's Training and Development Programs booklet highlighting more than 25 opportunities from our 13 partners.

12 July 2021

Can the STEP-UP Program help with your research challenge?

Is your business facing a research challenge that would benefit from insights from some of Australia's leading researchers from the Faculty of Science and more broadly across the University of Melbourne?

08 July 2021

REDI Bridge and BridgeTech Industry Fellowships announced

Twenty pharmaceutical and MedTech researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators from around Australia have been awarded with industry-based fellowships to boost skills and advance their research or technology towards commercialisation.

07 July 2021

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to this month!

01 July 2021

Applications open for Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) grants

Applications are now open for the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI), part of the Australian Government’s $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy.

30 June 2021

Drug Repurposing: Building the Path to Australian Success

Today we launch our latest report, a discussion paper – ‘Drug Repurposing: Building the Path to Australian Success – that explores the drug repurposing landscape in Australia and just what it will take to deliver more repurposed drugs in ways that improve people’s health.

24 June 2021

Let’s do more for Australians with diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Our Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative is currently engaging with the sector to identify unmet needs relating to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, or management of diabetes and / or cardiovascular disease. We are reaching out to researchers, healthcare and medical professionals, industry stakeholders and those with knowledge of the lived experience of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

16 June 2021

Successful COSA Tele-Trial Model implemented to help remote cancer patients across Australia

Access to clinical trials for people diagnosed with cancer is a core component of providing optimal cancer care through specialist cancer centres, hospitals and other treatment facilities. Patients living outside of major metropolitan centres face many barriers in accessing clinical trials.

08 June 2021

Introducing Miriam Wallace - Manager Communications and Events

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Miriam Wallace as Manager Communications and Events for the communications team starting today.