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Location, location, translation: key messages from the Biotech Development Lab

Last Friday, BioMelbourne Network hosted the Molecules, Medicines and Markets Biotech Development Lab. One of our volunteers, Emma Wanicek, wrote the following summary of the event. Emma is a Research Assistant in the HIV Neuropathogenesis Laboratory in the Chronic Infectious and…

BioMelbourne Network submission regarding R&D Tax Incentive

On behalf of the members, BioMelbourne Network has made a submission to Treasury regarding the proposed changes to the R&D Tax Incentive. In terms of our overall consideration of the proposed changes to the R&D Tax Incentive, it…

Women Leading World-Class Health Innovation in Melbourne

Victoria grows globally competitive innovation-intensive companies. Innovation is a people-driven process that thrives on diverse thinking and views. Now that business is embracing the performance-based argument, successful women in and those aspiring towards leadership roles need recognition to…

Australia is backing health innovation industries to build future economy

Announced in the federal budget last night, the 21st century National Medical Industry Growth Plan will deliver $1.3 billion to support Australia as a global health innovation leader in medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals while improving health outcomes for…

New BioMelbourne Network Board Appointment – David Herd

The BioMelbourne Network Board was delighted to welcome David Herd as new Board Director at the most recent board meeting.  “BioMelbourne is a very active and positive contributor to shaping many aspects of our Industry and I am…

BioMelbourne Network gives State Budget 6/10 for the health innovation industry

BioMelbourne Network CEO Dr Krystal Evans welcomes the State Government of Victoria’s Budget yesterday, noting the significant investment in digital infrastructure, the Heart Hospital and the ongoing operational support for the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct. However, these initiatives are…

New report aims to broaden understanding of how new medicines are funded in Australia

– Stakeholders debate future of medicines funding system at launch event A new report, developed by GlaxoSmithKline Australia (GSK) and ViiV Healthcare (ViiV) will be launched as part of an initiative to raise understanding of the medicines development…

2017 – A Big Year for Biotech!

Our vision for Victoria is to lead the world in health innovation. Discovering, developing and manufacturing the health technologies that change the world. New drugs, devices, diagnostics, vaccines, therapies and digital products – Victoria is the best place to…

Media Release – Industry calls for Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Innovation Hub

Media Release – Monday 20th November 2017 At its Annual General Meeting today, BioMelbourne Network will launch a pre-budget submission calling for the Victorian Government to invest in a Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Innovation Hub in Melbourne. The Hub…

BioMelbourne Network submission to the Policy Consultation Paper – Visa Simplification: Transforming Australia’s Visa System

“Australia’s visa system must remain globally competitive to attract talent to build future industries and transition to a knowledge-led economy” Health is a global market and access to global talent is critical for healthcare innovation. Companies need to…

Speaking Opportunities: Devices + Diagnostics Lab March 2018 – Disruptive Diagnostics

We’re starting to work on the Program for the 2018 Devices + Diagnostics Lab which will take place on Tuesday 27th March next year. If you have any suggestions for speakers, topics or technologies that you would like…

Ask Industry Anything (Again) – Tuesday 28th November 2017

BioMelbourne Network – Bringing industry and academia together! In November 2016, we launched “Ask Industry Anything” a new event which gave tables of students and researchers from leading academic organisations the opportunity to ask leaders from the biotechnology,…

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