Membership Benefits

BioMelbourne Network plays a specific role as a facilitator, influencer and direction setter by drawing upon the collective leadership interests of the Victorian biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceutical industry.

Membership to BioMelbourne Network is offered to organisations within the scientific, business and government communities, providing the unique opportunity to guide economic and scientific progression for the industry as a whole.  Membership is by organisation, not as an individual.

Being a member of BioMelbourne Network is about more than just your company or our organisation, it is a statement of your support for the wider community here in Melbourne. There are tangible benefits to membership however the real value is in being a part of something bigger, and in making a long term commitment to the future growth of our sector.

Your investment enables us to:

· Assist companies to access local R&D infrastructure and expertise
· Promote the sector with a high quality brand
· Support targeted international investment and trade activities
· Make it easier for businesses and researchers to access capital
· Improve commercialisation of research
· Encourage and attract entrepreneurs
· Work with the Government to optimise policy, tax and regulatory settings
· Better leverage state and federal programs and initiatives

Other Member Benefits:

Networking – Our high calibre event program provides regular networking opportunities, connecting and informing the local sector on industry issues and fostering collaboration. All representatives from our member organisations can attend these events at a heavily reduced member rate.

Voice Your views will inform our ‘all-of-sector’ advocacy initiatives.

Connections BioMelbourne Network makes personal facilitated introductions between members, government and stakeholders, as well as assisting with access to international networks and expertise.

Knowledge and Intelligence – Access to industry knowledge and sector trends via our member-only newsletter and closed LinkedIn Group.

Promotion –  Opportunities for companies to build their profile within and outside the sector via reduced-rate sponsorship of events and other profiling opportunities.

Advice – We provide advice to members on a large range of topics including: government funding opportunities and eligibility, inbound and outbound trade delegations, social media, public relations, marketing and international market entry.

There are different membership tiers to suit the size and nature of your organisation.

For membership  information, please call Vicky Jones on (03) 9667 8181 or email

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Access to industry knowledge and sector trends

Keep up-to-date on industry trends, sector outlooks and stay informed on what’s happening locally and globally, through our event program. BioMelbourne Network produces over 40 events each year including our regular BioBreakfasts and BioBriefings, as well as producing bespoke, customised events that are tailored to meet member needs and interests.

Facilitated introductions

We make hundreds of personal, facilitated introductions every year, connecting members who are in search of partnerships, collaborations, talent, R&D services, suppliers and expert advice. Our members reach out to BioMelbourne Network when seeking recommendations and referrals to access the network of capabilities that exist in the Melbourne business community and across the world. Make our network your network.

Communication and profile

All BioMelbourne Network members are featured on our website in a fully searchable membership directory. We also promote member news, activities, events, grant and funding opportunities and job vacancies through our website and social media channels that reach a wider sector audience.

 Engaging with the sector

The BioMelbourne Network event program engages members as speakers, hosts and sponsors, which is a terrific way to share knowledge and raise awareness of your organisation’s activities. Participating in our event program provides members with an opportunity to “give back” to the community and demonstrates continued commitment to supporting the innovation ecosystem here in Melbourne.  

 Networking and connectivity

Our event program offers unique networking opportunities that are great way to meet and connect with leaders in the biotechnology, medical technology and innovation community. We facilitate peer-to-peer information exchange through our round-table program and industry working groups.

Advocacy and leadership

For over 15 years, the BioMelbourne Network has acted as trusted advisor and source of expertise at the nexus of government and industry. BioMelbourne Network is committed to fostering a business environment that supports sector prosperity and provides industry with a voice to local, state and federal Government. When members identify issues, barriers and industry needs, BioMelbourne Network works to communicate concerns and represent member views.

Strategic insights

Members can set up a one-to-one meeting with BioMelbourne Network staff to help us understand their business, activity and needs. We then align those with what’s happening in the wider sector and strategically connect you to other members, current and emerging markets and potential partners. This customised session ensures members are capturing the most value from their connection to the BioMelbourne Network.

Make membership work for you

Members of BioMelbourne Network who take advantage of our services and provide input into our activities gain competitive advantage. It’s like a gym membership – the more you use it, the more value you get. As a Network, we are a collection of people and companies and we help members connect, collaborate and prosper.


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