06 October 2022
Check out what MTPConnect got up to in September!
26 September 2022
A new Australian research and development (R&D) lab for innovative medical technology has been opened in Queensland by Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. Established with the support of the Queensland Government, the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Metro North Hospital and Health Service, the Lab will work to accelerate the translation of research within Australia’s medical technology ecosystem.
14 September 2022
Wrapping up the BioMedTech Horizons (BMTH) team visit to WA, the WA BMTH Showcase event last Friday celebrated some of the state’s latest innovations giving WA BMTH-funded awardees the opportunity to present their projects and the progress made so far.
14 September 2022
Introducing Dr Ashwin Dhanasekaran - Project Manager, Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative
We are excited to welcome Dr Ashwin Dhanasekaran to MTPConnect as Project Manager, Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative, based in Adelaide. Ashwin will be working closely with REDI Program Director Jarrod Belcher and REDI Associate Project Manager Tori Mynard who are based in Melbourne.
09 September 2022
The Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech (CTCM) Program has opened its second and final funding round to support the development of home-grown medical devices.
08 September 2022
Check out what MTPConnect got up to in August!
07 September 2022
This week the BioMedTech Horizons (BMTH) team is in Perth meeting with awardees prior to the WA BMTH Showcase event on Friday 9 September. The Showcase will feature an opening address from the Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC, WA’s Minister for Innovation, ICT and Medical Research and will celebrate some of WA’s outstanding medtech organisations and projects.
06 September 2022
The Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program (AUSCEP) – a pilot project funded by MTPConnect’s $32 million Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative, made possible by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – was launched yesterday simultaneously in Melbourne and Sydney, and Perth. Co-designed by clinicians for clinicians, the AUSCEP pilot will help equip healthcare professionals with the skills to translate and commercialise their ideas and innovation into impactful solutions. The University of Melbourne and University of Western Australia partnership delivering AUSCEP also includes more than 20 other associates, of which five are major hospitals.
02 September 2022
Now in its fourth year of operation, Adelaide Biomed City is entering a new phase of development as a catalyst improving commercial outcomes from South Australia’s investment in health and medical research and associated infrastructure. They have formally announced a new independent skills-based Board.
02 September 2022
We are excited to welcome Dean Nedelkos to MTPConnect as Manager Stakeholder Engagement Western Australia, based in Perth. Dean is an experienced business development and sales manager with more than 30 years working in the medical technology and healthcare sector in WA.
30 August 2022
We are delighted to announce that Taochakkreytap (Chak) Lee is taking up a 3-month internship at MTPConnect working in our Adelaide Intermediary Program, based in Adelaide. Chak completed a Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) major in Genetics at The University of Adelaide in 2021.
29 August 2022
Lowitja Institute Partnership and Indigenous Advisory Group Set to Determine Priorities for new TTRA Research Round for Indigenous Australians Living with Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
The Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA) program, a Medical Research Future Fund initiative delivered by MTPConnect, will open Round 3 of its Research Projects funding in January 2023 to support diabetes and cardiovascular disease projects that address the unmet health and medical needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in rural, remote, regional, and urban centres.
25 August 2022
ANDHealth’s annual National Digital Health Industry Sentiment Survey is your opportunity as a digital health company or industry participant to share what you are experiencing. Where are the gaps? What are your challenges? What opportunities exist for your business to reach its potential?
24 August 2022
After a successful Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) Finale event to mark the completion of the MRFF-funded program – including a packed schedule of BTB-funded project showcase presentations, panel sessions and industry speakers – MTPConnect and its venture partners announced the winners of three special awards at the Finale dinner, held at Luna Park in Sydney.