News Directory

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29 August 2022

Lowitja Institute Partnership and Indigenous Advisory Group Set to Determine Priorities for new TTRA Research Round for Indigenous Australians Living with Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

The Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) program, a Medical Research Future Fund initiative delivered by MTPConnect, will open Round 3 of its Research Projects funding in January 2023 to support diabetes and cardiovascular disease projects that address the unmet health and medical needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in rural, remote, regional, and urban centres.

25 August 2022

ANDHealth’s 2022 Digital Health Industry Sentiment Survey

ANDHealth’s annual National Digital Health Industry Sentiment Survey is your opportunity as a digital health company or industry participant to share what you are experiencing. Where are the gaps? What are your challenges? What opportunities exist for your business to reach its potential?

24 August 2022

Biomedical Translation Bridge Program Awards Three Winning Projects

After a successful Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) Finale event to mark the completion of the MRFF-funded program – including a packed schedule of BTB-funded project showcase presentations, panel sessions and industry speakers – MTPConnect and its venture partners announced the winners of three special awards at the Finale dinner, held at Luna Park in Sydney.

23 August 2022

Register for National Healthcare Datathon

Are you a clinician, medical researcher or data scientist? Join this rare opportunity to explore hands-on, the possibilities of big data analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for solving your healthcare challenges at the IntelliHQ & ANZICS National Healthcare Datathon on the 15-16th October 2022.

22 August 2022

AusHSI Celebrates Cardiac Month

The Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI), one of our TTRA partners, has designated August as Cardiac Month to highlight the work of its Cardiac Health Services group, who are focused on developing new knowledge to drive implementation of high value cardiovascular health services.

19 August 2022

New Report Reveals Commercialisation Journey of Biomedical Translation Bridge Innovations

As the $22.3 million Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) program moves to completion, a new report has captured a series of powerful case studies highlighting the journey of the 21 innovations supported by the program, striving to commercialise their medical products.

17 August 2022

Join the Australian delegation to The MedTech Conference in Boston

Join the Australian delegation to The MedTech Conference (24 - 26 October 2022) in Boston, Massachusetts and be part of the Australian Pavilion exhibit. MTPConnect is leading this mission to the US to showcase Australia’s outstanding innovative medical technologies and unique capabilities and build valuable connections into international markets.

12 August 2022

Introducing Dr Jafar Hasan – Project Manager, Diagnostics Industry Engagement

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Jafar Hasan as the Project Manager, Diagnostics Industry Engagement.

11 August 2022

MTPConnect-backed National Biologics Manufacturing Facility Opened by Industry Minister

With funding support from MTPConnect, CSIRO’s new biomanufacturing facility in Melbourne has today been opened by Industry and Science Minister, Hon. Ed Husic MP.

10 August 2022

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

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in July!

09 August 2022

TTRA Staff Changes

Staff movements mean some interim changes are being made in the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) team.

27 July 2022

MTPConnect’s CTCM program launches next funding opportunity to boost commercialisation of Australian medical devices

The Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech (CTCM) Program, a Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) initiative delivered by MTPConnect, will open its second round in September 2022. Applications are sought from Australian small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) developing home-grown medical devices.

26 July 2022

The WILD Program Opens for Applications

Are you a STEM Leader? The Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Program for 2023 is now open for applications!

25 July 2022

TIA partners with AAMRNet to accelerate therapeutic development research

TIA is using its Pipeline Accelerator scheme to support three research projects targeting antimicrobial resistance (AMR), with additional funding provided by the MTPConnect-operated Australian Antimicrobial Resistance Network (AAMRNet).

22 July 2022

Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program Applications Now Open!

Applications are now open for the Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program (AUSCEP), made possible by our REDI initiative. The Program has been co-designed by clinicians for clinicians and aims to develop entrepreneurial skills and networks to build better healthcare.