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Future Plans Announced for Digital Health CRC

A $200+ million opportunity to transform health delivery: improving health outcomes; reducing waste in the health system; building businesses and jobs. The new Digital Health CRC (Cooperative Research Centre) will invest over $200 million to develop and test…

Cancer Therapeutics CRC Appoints New CEO

Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTX), a small molecule oncology drug discovery and development group partnered with some of Australia’s pre-eminent medical research institutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Carter as Chief Executive Officer. Brett will succeed…

Immutep Raises A$6.85M Through Institutional Placement

Read ASX Announcement Here • A$6.85m raised through share institutional placement to drive immuno-oncology development programs • Placement of new ordinary shares to leading Australian healthcare institutional investors Platinum Asset Management and Australian Ethical Investment, U.S. healthcare institutional…

Immutep Enters Into Clinical Trial Collaboration and Supply Agreement with MSD

Read ASX Announcement Here Immutep Limited (ASX: IMM; NASDAQ: IMMP) (“Immutep” or the “Company”) has announced that it has entered into a clinical trial collaboration and supply agreement with Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA (known as…

Event Summary – Clinical Trials in Victoria: Building global competitive advantage

Summary by Millie Dwyer, Student Intern This BioMelbourne Network BioBreakfast event hosted at St Vincent’s launched the Victorian Clinical Trials Gateway and discussed Victoria’s clinical trial landscape. The event explored Victoria’s strengths and weaknesses in this field, inspiring…

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…

QuickFire Challenge fuels medical innovation

The Victorian Government in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation JLABS today announced the Victorian QuickFire Challenge, a competition giving healthcare entrepreneurs the chance to transform their ground-breaking research into the products that will advance the well-being of people around…

Victorian Health Minister officially opens Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash University

The new Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash (JJIPO@MONASH) was officially opened today by the Victorian Health Minister, Jill Hennessy at Monash University in Clayton. The office will serve as Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s local base…

MTPConnect reports strong growth in Australia’s Medtech, Biotech and Pharmaceutical sector

MTPConnect – the Medical Technology, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical (MTP) Industry Growth Centre – has released new sector metrics that show jobs supported by the MTP sector increased by 10% to 62,000 from 2015 to 2016, and that manufacturing…

Korean vitamin manufacturer boosts Australia’s pharma job sector

Korean nutritional supplement producer Nutribiotech has chosen Australia as the location for its newest global manufacturing facility, creating 150 new full-time jobs over the next three years. Nutribiotech makes vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements for several major Australian…

Australia’s clean, green & healthy image underpins surging Chinese investment in Australian healthcare

Doug Ferguson, KPMG’s National Managing Partner Asia & International Markets, discusses the latest trends from KPMG’s Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australian Healthcare report. Chinese investment in Australian healthcare companies has surged over the past three years. AUD5.5 billion has flowed…

Australia 2030: Prosperity through Innovation – Innovation and Science Australia’s strategic plan for Australia’s innovation future release

Innovation and Science Australia (ISA) has challenged Australians, and their governments, to be bolder in using innovation to unlock economic and social opportunity for the future. The call came as ISA Chair, Mr Bill Ferris AC, launched Australia…

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