According to research from Arthritis Australia, the number of people with osteoarthritis and damaged cartilage in Australia is expected to increase nationally from almost 2.2 million in 2015 to almost 3.1 million Australians in 2030.
A clinical manufacturing training hub set up by The Translational Research Institute (TRI), in collaboration with VAXXAS, PharmOut & Eurofins AMS is enabling the translation of innovative, investigational products into clinical studies.
Microscopy Australia, through the MTPConnect Project Fund Program, set out to provide easy and discounted access to its microscopy services for medtech R&D companies, by funding up to 200 technical vouchers to reduce existing barriers to use.
The Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) are bringing access to clinical trials for patients living in rural areas, with support from a funding consortium of industry, Medicines Australia, research institutes and consumer groups.
International markets can be difficult to access for Australian MTP sector companies, with a number of challenges to entry. As part of the MTPConnect Project Fund Program, an Asialink Business project commenced in 2019 to identify opportunities for Australian companies to access global markets.
The National Biologics Training Program - born out of The University of Queensland - has set up an international collaboration with Thailand's Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) to provide its biopharmaceutical researchers with professional development training to strengthen capabilities in Biologics R&D, advanced biomanufacturing and global regulation.
Start-up accelerator The MedTech Actuator has formed a collaboration with venture capital firm Artesian Ventures to create new growth opportunities for medtech start-ups.
A new device under development at the Bionics Institute in Melbourne is set to improve the quality of life for deaf infants and children.
In its inaugural year in 2018, the BridgeTech Program hosted 80 applicants who were eager to learn more about commercialising their medical technology and medical devices ideas and products.
Canberra-based healthtech start-up Health Horizon identified a gap between research and translation in Australia - how can someone search for an exciting development in Australian health innovation?
The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is the only university in the Asia-Pacific region that offers the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) degree.
2018 was a busy year for South Australia-based Carina Biotech, with many exciting developments. The company is aiming to conduct the first-in-human clinical trial of its CAR-T product candidate in Australia in 2020 and were awarded a Cooperative Research Centres Project (CRC-P) Round 6 grant.
Indee Labs mission is to make gene-modified cell therapies (GMCTs), a new generation of medicines with the potential to cure many diseases which are currently incurable, easily accessible to the general public.