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15 November 2016

Roche launches imCORE, a global network of cancer immunotherapy centers of excellence

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today launched the global cancer immunotherapy Centers of Research Excellence (imCORE™) Network.

14 November 2016

RMIT wins Johnson & Johnson's World without Disease Quickfire Challenge

Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC and Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced multiple recipients of U.S. $500,000 grants and offers of residency at Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS (JLABS) in the World Without Disease QuickFire Challenge.

09 November 2016

Federal Government launches Global Innovation Strategy to support growth

The Global Innovation Strategy, under the National Innovation and Science Agenda, has been launched by Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Greg Hunt.

26 October 2016

Leading MTP organisations sign MoU to benefit sector through collaboration

MTPConnect and AusBiotech have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together in undertaking activities to accelerate the growth of the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector in Australia.

20 October 2016

MTPConnect announces $7.4m funding for 14 national MTP projects

MTPConnect today announced it will provide $7.4m funding for 14 national projects in the MTP sector, that could leverage as much as $32 million in industry partner funds.

19 October 2016

MTPConnect and BioMelbourne Network sign MoU

MTPConnect and BioMelbourne Network have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), further uniting the Australian MTP sector to boost its competitiveness, productivity and capacity in the global market.

03 October 2016

Australia's best emerging tech companies announced

Industry leading innovators in the sectors of energy, manufacturing, food & agritech, mining, medtech & pharma, and cyber security are represented in the Australian Technologies Competition Finalist shortlist.

15 September 2016

MTPConnect welcomes Government Response to Medicines and Medical Device Review

MTPConnect has welcomed the Federal Government’s response to the independent expert panel Review of Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation.

31 August 2016

Australian R&D organisations seeking Korean manufacturers for commercial partnership

Ms Sue MacLeman, Managing Director and CEO of MTPConnect, will present on Australia's medtech capabilities and competitive advantages at a medtech showcase in Seoul.

29 August 2016

MTPConnect appoints executive team to kick-start growth remit

MTPConnect is delighted to announce the appointment of three General Managers today.

10 August 2016

Education key to growth: MTPConnect and ARCS sign MoU

MTPConnect and ARCS Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to work closely together for the benefit of the MedTech, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.

28 July 2016

MTPConnect releases Project Fund Guidelines and Expressions Of Interest documents

MTPConnect is looking for collaborative, industry-led projects through a dollar-for-dollar matched Project Fund Program.

25 July 2016

MTPConnect invites you to its ‘Competitive Australia’ events

MTPConnect will be touring Australia in July and August 2016 to encourage collaboration for a competitive Australia.

25 July 2016

MTPConnect unveils 10-year plan to boost competitiveness of MTP sector

MTPConnect today launched its Draft Sector Competitiveness Plan.

08 July 2016

Invitation to Australia – Korea Medtech Innovation Showcase, hosted by Austrade Seoul 1-2 September

Austrade Seoul invites Australian medtech companies to meet with Korean industry at the 2016 Australian Medtech Innovation Showcase in Seoul on the 1-2 September.