Media Releases


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.

16 May 2018 / Companies / Researchers / Services

MTPConnect supports the launch of Clinical Trials initiative for International Clinical Trials Day

MTPConnect - the Australian Government's Medical Technology, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Industry Growth Centre - is excited to support the launch of a new Australian initiative - Clinical Trials: Impact & Quality (CT:IQ), an inclusive collaboration to ensure the effective and efficient promotion of clinical trials in Australia.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.