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 media@mtpconnect.org.au.

News


13 February 2020

New BTB Funding Opens 17 February

MTPConnect will open its next round of funding for the $22.3 million Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) program,
on Monday, 17 February.

07 February 2020

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

Check out what the MTPConnect team did in January!

05 February 2020

MTPConnect to Drive Workforce Growth Through New REDI Program

The Australian Government’s $32 million Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative, through the Medical Research Future Fund, has been awarded to MTPConnect.

21 January 2020

Introducing Dr David Fox – Senior Director Sustainability

MTPConnect is excited to announce the appointment of Dr David Fox as Senior Director of Sustainability starting today. David will be based in Newcastle, NSW and will work with Managing Director & CEO Dr Dan Grant and Chief Operating Officer Stuart Dignam on forward-looking strategies for sector growth.

20 January 2020

Alex Fowkes Joins MTPConnect Board

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Fowkes as a Non-Executive Director of MTPConnect.

07 January 2020

Introducing Rebekah Craggs – Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator WA

MTPConnect is excited to announce the appointment of Rebekah Craggs as our Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator WA, starting this week based at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Perth.

19 December 2019

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

Check out what the MTPConnect team has been up to this month!

19 December 2019

Introducing Dr Duncan Macinnis – Director Stakeholder Engagement for NSW

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Duncan Macinnis as MTPConnect’s Director for Stakeholder Engagement for NSW, starting in mid-January 2020. He will be based in our Sydney office located at the University of Sydney.

12 December 2019

$14.8M Research Boost to Develop Breakthrough Ideas for Better Health

MTPConnect – the Australian Government’s Medical Technology, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Industry Growth Centre – and the Acting Minister for Health, the Hon Alan Tudge MP, today announced $14.8 million of funding for 17 early stage health research projects financed by two programs within the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund.

10 December 2019

Australia- India Economic Growth: Frugal Innovation the Key to Driving Business Links for the Future

New research by MTPConnect and Asialink Business highlights the growing opportunities for future-focused Australian medical technologies businesses in India.

09 December 2019

Introducing Dr Rebecca Tunstall – Senior Director Stakeholder Engagement

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rebecca Tunstall as MTPConnect’s Senior Director for Stakeholder Engagement, starting in January 2020. She will be based in the Melbourne head office.

05 December 2019

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

Check out what the MTPConnect team has been up to last month!

25 November 2019

Introducing Dr Gerard Gibbs – Senior Director BioMedTech Horizons Program

MTPConnect is excited to announce the appointment of Dr Gerard Gibbs in the role of Senior Director BMTH Program, starting today.

22 November 2019

WA Industry Panel: How to Kickstart Your Career

The MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub, in partnership with CSIRO’s PhD student connecting platform Ribit, hosted a forum for PhD students, post graduates and early-to-mid-career researchers to connect with industry leaders.

11 November 2019

In Case You Missed It: Here's what the MTPConnect team has been up to in October

Check out what the MTPConnect team has been up to last month!