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Devices + Diagnostics Lab Thursday 29th March 2018 – Disruptive Diagnostics

We’re pleased to announce that the theme for our annual Devices + Diagnostics Lab – one day symposium on Thursday 29th March 2018 – will be “Disruptive Diagnostics”. The program will cover hot topics across the product development…

BioMelbourne Network Welcomes Revisions to Skilled Migration Visas

Revisions to the skilled migration list have been welcomed by many BioMelbourne Network members across the biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceutical sector. The restoration of occupations such as life scientist, biotechnologist, CEO/General Manager, and biochemist to the Medium…

2017 Connecting Women – Charity Announced!

The BioMelbourne Network Connecting Women Lunch is now fully booked with over 400 women set to attend on Friday 2nd June. We’re also delighted that we have received a record number of nominations for the BioMelbourne Network Women in Leadership…

Joint statement on the Research & Development Tax Incentive 18 April 2017

Don’t rip the guts out of Australian medical research commercialisation Commercialisation of Australian medical research is under serious threat if the package of measures put by the ‘Ferris, Finkel, Fraser’ Review of the Research & Development (R&D) Tax…

Launch of Global Health Alliance Melbourne

Global Health Alliance Melbourne (GLHAM) is an alliance for development and health equity in the Asia-Pacific, and is modelled on the highly successful Washington Global Health Alliance (link). The Alliance aims to optimise the collective capabilities of Melbourne-based…

Lusia Guthrie appointed to role of BioMelbourne Network Interim CEO

BioMelbourne Network is delighted to announce that after a thorough selection process, the Board has engaged Lusia Guthrie in the role of Interim CEO. Lusia will be responsible for the day to day management of the Association whilst Krystal…

BioMelbourne Network and Medical Alley Enter Global Medical Technology Partnership

Minneapolis, Minnesota – BioMelbourne Network and Medical Alley have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as a part of the Victorian Medtech Trade Mission to the US today. The trade mission is a collaborative initiative of the State…

BioMelbourne Network and MTPConnect sign MoU

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, Melbourne, Australia—BioMelbourne Network and MTPConnect have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), aligning Melbourne’s strengths with national priorities in the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector to boost Australia’s competitiveness, productivity and capacity in…

Melbourne Medtech arrives in Medical Alley for Advamed 2016

The Melbourne Medtech delegation has arrived in Medical Alley, Minneapolis for AdvaMed 2016 – the leading MedTech Conference in North America. It’s the 4th year that Melbourne has sent a delegation of companies to the conference, and the…

BioMelbourne Network a Finalist for Melbourne Awards 2016

Some of Melbourne’s top achievers have today been recognised as finalists for the 2016 Melbourne Awards: the city’s highest accolades. Now in its 14th year, the Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of individuals and organisations that make our…

September 2016 – Changes to the R&D Tax Incentive: Putting a handbrake on innovation

The R&D Tax Incentive Review paper was released on 28th of September, making recommendations on changes to the scheme – including a proposed $2Million cap on the annual cash refund payable under the R&D Tax Incentive. The proposed…

Tribute to Athina Tsagarakis

The BioMelbourne Network team were saddened to hear of the passing of past staff member, Athina Tsagarakis,  last week at the age of 49 years.  Our condolences to Athina’s family and friends during this difficult time. Members of…

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