News Directory

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08 October 2021

REDI Fellowships Eligibility Expanded to Smaller Companies

Due to extensive interest from the sector, we will be expanding the eligibility of the REDI Fellowship program so that smaller companies can apply for a Fellow.

04 October 2021

MTPConnect Welcomes New Interns

Announcing the two new interns joining MTPConnect's REDI program and the Stakeholder Engagement team for a two month stint.

29 September 2021

IMNIS Industry Mentoring Goes Global with REDI Support

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has launched a dynamic new international mentoring program designed to nurture Australia’s future leaders in science, technology, engineering and maths to engage with industry globally. Meet the first five mentees & mentors of IMNIS International!.

27 September 2021

TTRA Opens $6M Funding Opportunity for Round Two Research Projects

The Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) Round Two Expressions Of Interest Are Now Open with New Priority Areas

23 September 2021

$4M boost for Australian Medtech Research Commercialisation

MTPConnect and the Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, today announced $4 million in funding for five highly promising medical technology projects across Australia.

23 September 2021

Funding injection of $5.2 million for new diabetes and cardiovascular disease research through MTPConnect

MTPConnect and the Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, today announced $5.2 million of funding for seven diabetes and cardiovascular disease research projects through the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative.

23 September 2021

BridgeTech Program Applications Open

Applications for the award-winning BridgeTech Program are now open for 2022!

13 September 2021

BMTH: Synchron Celebrates on MTPConnect Podcast

The MTPConnect Podcast catches up with the co-founders of Synchron, an Australian start up that’s developed a brain computer interface platform designed to help people with paralysis.

13 September 2021

IMNIS REDI Connect Program Selects New Mentees

Ten outstanding PhD students in the job growth areas of regenerative medicine, gene and cell therapy and digital health technologies will be mentored by high-calibre experts to develop their career pathways.

08 September 2021

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

Check out what the MTPConnect team got up to in August!

31 August 2021

September Sector Spotlight - OncoRes Medical

The MTPConnect WA Life Sciences Innovation Hub will host a fireside chat with OncoRes Medical at our next Sector Spotlight event in September.

27 August 2021

Podcast News: The Australian Quest for a Strep A Vaccine

A new episode of the MTPConnect Podcast explores the Australian-led global search for a vaccine to prevent rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

20 August 2021

MTPConnect Awarded New MRFF Program to Drive Medical Device Commercialisation

A $19.75 million Early Stage Translation and Commercialisation Support Grant to support early clinical development of medical devices with commercial potential has been awarded to MTPConnect by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

20 August 2021

REDI Fellowships Awarded to Researchers in NSW to Boost Medical Research Commercialisation Capabilities

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that two researchers in New South Wales (NSW) have been selected as fellows from the REDI (Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry) Fellowship Program.

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.