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18 Feb 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect Welcomes Biomedical Translation Bridge Program Opportunity

The Federal Governments announcement today that MTPConnect, in partnership with BioCurate, UniQuest and the Medical Device Partnering Program, will operate the $22.3 million Biomedical Translation Bridge program has been welcomed by the organisations CEO, Dr Dan Grant.

18 Feb 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect Welcomes Biomedical Translation Bridge Program Opportunity

The Federal Governments announcement today that MTPConnect, in partnership with BioCurate, UniQuest and the Medical Device Partnering Program, will operate the $22.3 million Biomedical Translation Bridge program has been welcomed by the organisations CEO, Dr Dan Grant.

11 Jan 2019 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Renewed backing for digital health commercialisation initiative

A novel program to drive commercialisation skills in the burgeoning digital health sector has received new funding from the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Growth Centre, MTPConnect.

20 Dec 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

Kevin Pfleger Joins MTPConnect in Western Australia

MTPConnect and our partners, the Western Australian State Government and the University of Western Australia, are pleased to announce the appointment of Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger as our Director Stakeholder Engagement for Western Australia.

04 Dec 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect welcomes additional Federal Government funding

In a boost for Australia’s medical technologies and pharmaceuticals sector, the Federal Government has provided an additional two years of funding for the sector’s Growth Centre, MTPConnect.

31 Oct 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

New report: Australia poised for global success in regenerative medicine

A new report on opportunities for Australia's burgeoning regenerative medicine sector reveals it has all the elements needed to be a global leader and drive the creation of thousands of new, high paying jobs.

10 Oct 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

New Funding to boost Australian Healthtech Sector

Three key life sciences projects have been awarded a total of $690,000 in new funding to support researchers, improve collaboration with industry and open-up international market opportunities.

03 Oct 2018 / Biotechnology / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Pharmaceuticals / Researchers / Services

New Chair for MTPConnect

Sue MacLeman has commenced as Chair of MTPConnect, the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Industry Growth Centre.

03 Oct 2018 / Companies / Investors / Medical Technology / Researchers / Services

Australia enhances relationship with influential US healthtech association

MTPConnect has expanded its alliance with the influential The Medical Alley Association of Minnesota to open-up linkages for Australian researchers and firms in the United States.

03 Jul 2018 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect Launches Western Australian Node to Support The State's Burgeoning Life Sciences Sector

MTPConnect in conjunction with the Western Australian Government and The University of Western Australia (UWA), is delighted to announce the establishment of the Western Australian Node (the WA Node) of MTPConnect in Perth, to support the state's burgeoning life sciences sector.

07 May 2018 / Companies / Investors / Services

Dr Dan Grant announced as new CEO of MTPConnect

MTPConnect - the Australian Government's Medical Technology, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Industry Growth Centre - is delighted to announce that it has appointed Dr Dan Grant as Chief Executive Officer.

17 Apr 2018 / Companies / Investors / Researchers / Services

$10m in funding awarded to 11 projects to boost health innovation

MTPConnect – the Australian Government’s Medical Technology, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Industry Growth Centre – and the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, today announced the first 11 recipients of $10 million investment from the Australian Government’s $35 million BioMedTech Horizons program.

11 Apr 2018 / Companies / Investors / Services

MTPConnect and BioPacific Partners announce new initiative to propel SMEs global

MTPConnect - the Australian Government's Medical Technology, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Industry Growth Centre - and BioPacific Partners - an organisation helping global companies connect to Australian innovations - are jointly launching an exciting new initiative to assist Australian medical technology and pharmaceutical companies to better prepare and position themselves to engage successfully with multinational companies.

12 Feb 2018 / Companies / Investors / Researchers

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.