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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…

APAS® INDEPENDENCE RECEIVES US FDA 510(k) CLEARANCE

Regulatory clearance of commercial instrument provides access to over 1,500 U.S. laboratories as potential customers Investor call at 9.00am AEST, Tuesday 21 May 2019 to discuss FDA clearance and U.S. market opportunity Adelaide, Australia, 20th May 2019: Australian…

VCCC Investigator-Initiated Trial Building Capability Program: Clinical trials target common symptoms

Monday 20 May 2019 Cancer clinical trials predominantly focus on new therapies to control cancer. However, patients with cancer commonly experience symptoms not directly related to the cancer itself. These symptoms can have a significant impact on the…

MedTech Actuator Announces Collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to Support Health Tech Startups in Victoria

13 May 2019 A new collaboration is set to strengthen Australia and the Asia Pacific’s innovation ecosystem. The MedTech Actuator has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd, one of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices…

Media Release: Joint industry pre-election statement on health research and development

9 May 2019 Industry is a key driver of better health outcomes in our health system, and industry-driven research and development (R&D) activities are critical to achieve this. Creating a business environment that better supports emerging and cutting-edge…

Articles on Cloud Computing & Privacy and Data Protection – provided by Stephens Lawyers & Consultants

Below are some articles shared with our members by Stephens Lawyers & Consultants:   “Cloud Computing – Understanding and Managing the Risks” The link Is:- https://www.stephens.com.au/cloud-computing-information-sheet/    “Privacy and Data Protection – Risk Management: Data Protection and Privacy…

Entrepreneurs’ Programme Upcoming Events in May and June

24th May PROPERTY DUE DILIGENCE – Tips and traps for the unwary. This session will be valuable for participants with complex IP portfolios, as well as those considering IP strategies (including those operating outside the med-tech field) to…

Government supports expansion of Trajan’s Victorian facility

18 April 2019 | Trajan Scientific and Medical (Trajan) welcomed Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade, Martin Pakula at Trajan’s global corporate headquarters in Melbourne today to announce a grant supporting advanced scientific manufacturing in Victoria. Trajan plans…

Bionics Institute: Giving Parkinson’s the BiRD

15 April 2019 | Researchers from Melbourne’s Bionics Institute have developed a unique, palm-worn device which could become a major tool for the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease—a condition which is otherwise difficult to identify. Parkinson’s disease is…

Board announcement: Appointment of Dr Julie-Anne White as BioMelbourne Network CEO

12 April 2019 Message from the Chair The Board of Directors of the BioMelbourne Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Julie-Anne White as our new Chief Executive Officer, effective 13 May. Julie holds a BSc.…

Six actions the next government needs to take for a stronger economy and a healthier Australia – Research Australia

11 April 2019 Research Australia today released it’s pre-election statement, outlining six actions Australia’s next government needs to take for a stronger economy and healthier Australia, including: Greater transparency for the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Addressing the…

Awards shine a light on women leading the way in Victoria’s medtech sector

9 April 2019 |  Three women were recognised today at an award ceremony at Government House for their leadership in Victoria’s biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceuticals sector. Selected from a field of exceptional nominations, the recipients of the…

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