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New Business Growth Fund to Create Jobs

7 June 2019 The Andrews Labor Government will establish a $250 million Victorian Business Growth Fund for small and medium enterprises to help them access capital and create jobs to grow the Victorian economy. Treasurer Tim Pallas today…

National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation – Alzheimer’s Disease Grant Round now open

2019 Grant Rounds: Alzheimer’s Disease Grant Round – As part of the National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation’s partnership with The Mason Foundation (managed by Equity Trustees), NFMRI is seeking EOIs for projects investigating potential treatments and/or…

New Board Chair for Phoenix Australia

4 April 2019 Last week Phoenix Australia announced the appointment of Ms Janine Kirk AM as Chair of the Board. She will take up the role on 1 May 2019. The announcement notes that Ms Kirk was the…

PM to outline Victorian health package

25 March 2019 Ahead of the federal budget, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced almost half-a-billion dollars for health in Victoria. A new national cancer treatment centre is to be based in Melbourne, providing access to treatments previously…

Federal budget cash to put Melbourne at medicine’s cutting edge

25 March 2019 A $30 million cash injection to Melbourne’s ground-breaking bio-medical research centre will keep the city at the global cutting edge of medical technology, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Next month’s federal budget will commit…

Victoria leads the way with NHMRC funding

13 December 2018  The announcement of the latest round of NHMRC funding yesterday has again highlighted the strength of Melbourne’s medical research community. Continuing the state’s unbroken record of receiving more than 40% of NHMRC competitive grant funding,…

WILD Program launches within the Victorian STEM sector

22 November 2018 The Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Program announced its launch yesterday, with the first intake of women in the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sector. The WILD Program helps build on the qualifications, skills…

MedTech’s Got Talent 2018 – applications now open

Australia’s premier early stage MedTech challenge is seeking Australia’s aspiring next generation MedTech entrepreneurs and innovators. Now in its fifth and largest year, MedTech’s Got Talent has opened its 2018 application round. Top teams win a share in over…

Digital health companies announced for industry-led accelerator

Five digital health companies have been announced as the successful applicants for ANDHealth+ 2018, Australia’s only mid-stage digital health, market and investment readiness program. ANDHealth+ addresses an unmet need in company support available for digital health companies by…

Expressions of interest for membership to TGA’s statutory advisory committees

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from professionals with expertise in relevant scientific and medical fields or appropriate consumer health issues to support our functions as a best practice regulator. As a committee…

ASX 100 reaches 30 per cent target but board appointments slow

ASX 200 boards have made substantial progress since 2009 when the percentage of female directors stood at just 8.3%. It now stands at 27.7%.                     The Australian Institute of…

BTF – Medical technology investment to improve lives

The Turnbull Government will fund three medical breakthroughs to help people with severe disabilities walk again and support thousands of Australians facing crippling chronic back pain.A total of $13.3 million will be invested into high potential Australian innovations…

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