Media Releases


12 Feb 2018

MTPConnect Board and Executive 2018 Transition Plan

MTPConnect - the Medical Technology, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry Growth Centre - has today announced changes to the Board and Executive team for 2018.

09 Feb 2018 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect reports strong growth in Australia's Medtech, Biotech and Pharmaceutical sector

MTPConnect has released new sector metrics that show jobs supported by the MTP sector increased by 10% to 62,000 from 2015 to 2016, and that manufacturing exports are up by 30% to $5.2 billion.

02 Nov 2017

Medtech industry to benefit from MTPConnect and MTAA partnership

MTPConnect and MTAA have signed an MoU further cementing their partnership to support and drive the Australian medtech industry forward.

01 Nov 2017

MTPConnect opens call for $5m BioMedTech Horizons program, supporting high-potential health breakthroughs

MTPConnect welcomes ideas that are set to customise and revolutionise healthcare, stimulate inter-disciplinary collaboration and between research, industry and technology sectors, and foster strong entrepreneurship potential for the Australian Government's $5 million BioMedTech Horizons program.

26 Oct 2017 / Companies / Investors / Researchers

MTPConnect announces $7.3m in funding for 20 national MTP projects

MTPConnect is focused on investing on big, bold ideas to improve the productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of Australia’s medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical sector.

18 Sep 2017 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect and LSQ Sign MoU To Boost The Australian Life Sciences Sector

The MoU was signed today by MTPConnect CEO Sue MacLeman and LSQ CEO Mario Pennisi at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

03 May 2017

Applications to open for 2017 Project Fund Program

Interested parties encouraged to start preparing their applications to share in the $8.2 million of available funding.

23 Mar 2017 / Companies / Researchers

Expressions of Interest open for The Bridge Program

Expressions of interest are now open to take part in The Bridge Program - face-to-face and online training in the scientific, legal, financial, clinical, regulatory and reimbursement disciplines that contribute to research translation and the commercialisation of medicines.

12 Jan 2017 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect reveals the 10-year plan for Australia’s medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical sector

MTPConnect today launched the final Sector Competitiveness Plan (SCP), a 10-year strategic plan to maximise the innovation, productivity and competitiveness of Australia's MTP sector.

15 Dec 2016 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

Collaboration set to boost Australia'€™s respected advanced manufacturing and medtech ecosystem

MTPConnect and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together in undertaking activities to accelerate the growth of advanced manufacturing in the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector in Australia.

14 Dec 2016 / Companies / Investors / Researchers

Biomedical Translation Fund to invest $500 million in early stage innovations

MTPConnect welcomes the launch of the Australian Government's $500 million Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF) and announcement of three established and qualified venture capital fund managers set to roll out the investment.

26 Oct 2016 / Companies / Researchers / Services

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.

24 Oct 2016 / Companies / Investors / Researchers

MTPConnect announces $7.4m funding for 14 national MTP projects

MTPConnect today announced it will provide $7.4 million of funding over two years for 14 national projects in the medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector.

18 Oct 2016 / Companies / Services

€‹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 and productivity.

31 Aug 2016 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

Australian R&D organisations seeking Korean manufacturers for commercial partnership

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