News Directory

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23 April 2024

New Podcast! Argenica Therapeutics Trials New Stroke Therapy

In a recent episode of the MTPConnect Podcast, we spoke to Perth-based biotech company Argenica Therapeutics about its pioneering novel stroke therapy and advancing a Phase 2 clinical trial.

19 April 2024

MTPConnect to Deliver Biomedical Manufacturing Training in WA

MTPConnect welcomes additional funding from the Western Australian Government to deliver critical industry training programs to boost the state’s biomedical manufacturing capabilities.

18 April 2024

From Mines to Medicines - Australia Poised to Lead a Life-saving Revolution in Radiopharmaceuticals

A new discussion paper from MTPConnect reveals how Australia is ready to play a leading role in the rise of the global radiopharmaceutical industry, as advanced therapies drive significant investment and rapid expansion.

15 April 2024

Government’s Medical Science Co-investment Plan Prioritises Life Science Innovation

As Australia’s Life Sciences Innovation Accelerator, MTPConnect welcomes the Medical Science Co-investment Plan released today by the Hon Ed Husic MP, Minister for Industry and Science and the Hon Mark Butler, Minister for Health and Aged Care.

04 April 2024

April WA MTP Sector Event Spotlights Cortical Dynamics

Join the WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub for an insightful fireside chat with Perth-based Cortical Dynamics' Ashley Zimpel and Dr. Sunil Belur Nagaraj for the WA MTP Sector Spotlight Series event in April.

04 April 2024

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in March!

28 March 2024

Join ‘MTPConnect’s BIO2024 Top Level Visit Program’ in San Diego – places are limited!

You are invited to register your interest to join ‘MTPConnect’s BIO2024 Top Level Visit Program’. This optional program will take place just prior to the BIO2024 Conference, from 30 - 31 May.

26 March 2024

Foster the next generation of diabetes researchers – ACADI Mentoring Program callout!

The Australian Centre for Accelerating Diabetes Innovations - ACADI is looking for its next cohort of mentors to become part of the successful ACADI Mentoring Program and is inviting industry professionals to become mentors. Find out more.

22 March 2024

From Mines to Medicines – on South Australia’s Path to Global Leadership in Radiopharmaceuticals

Join our Adelaide Intermediary Program’s next SA Insights event for a fire-side chat with leading stakeholders in SA’s Radiopharmaceutical Ecosystem in April.

22 March 2024

Calling for Expressions of interest for the Global Science and Technology Diplomacy Fund

Expressions of interest are now open for the Global Science & Technology Diplomacy Fund - Strategic Element with grants from AUD $100,000 to $1 million are available for eligible Australian organisations collaborating on key areas of science and technology with priority partner countries across the Asia-Pacific region.

21 March 2024

Supporting the annual Science Meets Parliament Address to the National Press Club

MTPConnect has once again supported the National Press Club Address by incoming Science and Technology Australia’s President Professor Sharath Sriram, as part of the ‘Science Meets Parliament’ initiative being delivered this week in Canberra.

19 March 2024

Adelaide Intermediary Program Kicks Off Global Market Navigator Program

MTPConnect’s Adelaide Intermediary Program hosted its first session of the Global Market Navigator Program recently with a VIP launch.

19 March 2024

Communicate Your Unique Value Proposition for Successful Business Partnering

In our series on Preparing for Partnering Sessions ahead of BIO2024, join our WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub’s Workshop with Profile Media to learn how to communicate your unique selling proposition and make the most of business partnering.

15 March 2024

New Podcast! Funding Healthtech Innovation in Australia

Missed the SA Insights event on Funding for Healthtech Innovation in Australia? We’ve got it covered in a special episode of the MTPConnect podcast.

15 March 2024

Medical Research Future Fund team visits WA-based BMTH awardees

Recently, the WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub has been hosting site tours to WA-based companies that received funding through the BioMedTech Horizons (BMTH) programAdvanced Genetic Diagnostics, OncoRes Medical, Proteomics International, VitalTrace, Artrya, Cortical Dynamics, and ClearDrum, for WA-based team members of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).