Media Releases


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.

29 Aug 2016 / Companies / Services

MTPConnect appoints executive team to kickstart growth remit

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

10 Aug 2016 / Researchers / Services

Education key to sector growth: MTPConnect signs MoU with ARCS

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, Canberra, Australia--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.

25 Jul 2016 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect unveils 10-year plan to boost competitiveness of medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical sector

Australia--Monday 25th July, 2016: MTPConnect--The Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Industry Growth Centre--today launched its Draft Sector Competitiveness Plan (Draft SCP), a 10-year strategic plan to boost the innovation, productivity and competitiveness of Australia's medical technology, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector.