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Recap: Meet the Shadow Minister – a ‘fireside chat’ with David Southwick. MP

This BioMelbourne Network event recap was written by our Policy and Research Officer, Dr Kim Pham. Industry leaders, innovators, peak bodies and ASX-listed companies in the health industry recently participated in a Town Hall conversation with Shadow Minister for…

Media release: Calls to back the health industry for Victoria’s future

BioMelbourne Network is challenging state election candidates to adopt initiatives that make the health industry a top economic priority for Victoria.

Invention, connection, trust – key ingredients for curating innovation communities

BioMelbourne Network and The Royal Society of Victoria recently hosted the BioBreakfast Curating Innovation Communities featuring the recipients of the 2018 Women in Leadership Awards. One of our volunteers, Aleisha Symon, wrote the following summary of the event. Aleisha is…

Immutep enters into clinical trial collaboration and supply agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Pfizer

Immutep Limited is pleased to announce that it has entered into a clinical trial collaboration and supply agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Pfizer Inc., to evaluate the combination of Immutep’s lead immunotherapy product candidate eftilagimod alpha…

Burnet’s qDOS Lab a new approach to bringing innovative technologies to market

Fast-tracking innovative technologies through early proof-of-concept and feasibility stages is a key aim of Burnet Institute’s new initiative, the Quick Development of Solutions Lab (qDOS Lab). Nurturing technologies through key early-stage development phases by adopting a market led approach is a primary focus…

Research Australia Health & Medical Research Awards 2018

Thursday 8 November, 6.30–10.30 pm | Darling Harbour, Sydney The Research Australia annual Health and Medical Research Awards acknowledges the outstanding contributions made across the entire pipeline that ensure our sector is high on the Government’s agenda and…

Grimwade Medal Oration: Prof Randy Schekman – From Pond Scum to Stockholm

Thursday 20 September, 5.00–6.00 pm | Bio21 Institute Auditorium This year’s Grimwade Medallist is 2013 Nobel Laureate Prof Randy W Schekman, investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chair of the Advisory Council for the Aligning Science Across…

Workshop: Cyber security for medical devices guidelines

Friday 14 September, 2.00–4.00pm | Marcus Clarke Theatre Canberra, or live webinar To develop clear regulatory guidelines for the changing medical devices landscape, CSIRO is undertaking research that will inform a TGA guidance document to assist the medical devices ecosystem to…

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…

What to do when an R&D tax incentive claim goes bad

The R&D tax incentive program is the Government’s largest program designed to support business innovation. It has been reviewed multiple times, with each review concluding it provides significant benefits to the Australian economy, far beyond the cost. AusIndustry…

CRC-P information session

29 August | 10.30 am–12.00 noon Free information session with AusIndustry’s AC/EP for Round 6 CRC-P applicants (due 13 Sept), or companies/groups considering applying for later rounds. The session will take place at the AusIndustry’s offices on Bourke…

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…

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