News Directory

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17 January 2022

Introducing Jo Close – Director Stakeholder Engagement for South Australia

MTPConnect is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Jo Close as MTPConnect’s Director Stakeholder Engagement for South Australia, starting today.

14 January 2022

Ten Sought-After Industry Fellowships Awarded to Boost Medical Research Commercialisation

MTPConnect is pleased to announce that ten high-skilled Australian researchers, clinicians and professionals from the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector have been selected as the next fellows under the REDI Fellowship Program.

14 January 2022

$20m Committed to Launch Leading National Research Centres for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Two major new Research Centres will be established in Australia, with $20 million committed through the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) initiative, delivered by MTPConnect.

21 December 2021

Season 3 of MTPConnect Podcasts Wraps Up

In 2021, with more than 30 episodes and 53 guests, the MTPConnect Podcast has created more than 20 hours of inspiring stories about innovations from the MTP sector.

21 December 2021

ICYMI: In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been up to in December

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in December!

20 December 2021

Victorian Link to New International Stem Cell Research Centre

The Murdoch Children's Research Centre is part of a new international stem cell research centre offering hope for patients with incurable diseases.

17 December 2021

Applications open for funding to support development of Australian medical devices

In a move set to advance Australia’s medical technology sector, MTPConnect has today announced that it is welcoming applications for its new Clinical Translation and Commercialisation - Medtech (CTCM) program.

16 December 2021

MTPConnect's Annual Report Shows Strong Sector Support

MTPConnect has published its 2021 Annual Report. Across MTPConnect’s six strategic funding programs for DISER and the Medical Research Future Fund we have so far injected $95 million into Australia’s medical products sector, supporting 145 medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical projects.

15 December 2021

Executive Changes at MTPConnect

After more than three years, MTPConnect Managing Director and CEO, Dr Dan Grant, is leaving the organisation and Stuart Dignam has been appointed to the interim CEO role.

09 December 2021

New report: Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in Australia

A new report from the Industry Genomics Network Alliance (InGeNA) features case studies showing just some of the many ways genomics will be useful in diagnosis and treatment across Australia’s future healthcare system.

09 December 2021

MTPConnect launches new program with industry partners supporting early clinical development of medical devices

MTPConnect has commenced the rollout of a new funding program to identify and nurture high-quality medical device projects with strong commercial potential.

07 December 2021

New REDI-backed IMNIS program to build next generation of clinical and medical leaders

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) is launching the IMNIS Clinical program to nurture Australia’s future medical sector leaders, expanding its IMNIS (the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM) initiative in partnership with MTPConnect’s Researcher Exchange and Development in Industry (REDI) initiative.

06 December 2021

In Case You Missed It: Here's What The MTPConnect Team Has Been Up To In November

Check out what MTPConnect got up to in November!

30 November 2021

AAMRNet Takes a Baton at AMRelay

Australia's first antimicrobial resistance network - AAMRNet - steps into the international arena for the AMRelay as World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021 closes.