Previous Events

FULLY BOOKED – BioBreakfast – Leading Collaborations to Commercialisation

To be added to the wait list for this event, please call us on 9667 8181 “Collaboration is important not just because it’s a better way to learn. The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all…

FULLY BOOKED – BioBriefing – US Regulatory Landscape: Hills and Valleys at FDA

FULLY BOOKED.  To be added to the wait-list, please call 03 9667 8181 Dr Mary Beth Henderson is the Senior Principal Advisor in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Systems at US based RCRI® (Regulatory & Clinical Research Institute, Inc.). Dr…

SOLD OUT – BioBreakfast – Strategies for China: Managing Risk to Build Opportunity

China is undergoing a massive transformation in healthcare, with the Chinese Government accelerating progress to address rising levels of chronic disease and support an ageing population. Combined with a burgeoning middle class that is fueling economic growth, there…

SOLD OUT – 9th Annual Connecting Women Lunch

The BioMelbourne Network Connecting Women Lunch is celebrating its ninth year. A unique and stylish affair, the lunch honours and applauds the successes of women in our most innovative industries. In the heart of Melbourne lies a chic…

Fully Booked – BioBriefing – Navigating the Grantscape : Accessing Funding

This event is fully booked Back by popular demand, the BioMelbourne Network BioBriefing – Navigating the Grantscape is returning on Tuesday 16th May. Find out about the grants and non-dilutive funding opportunities that are available and how companies…

BioBriefing – Navigating the Grantscape Part II

When: Tuesday 16th May 2017 Time: Registration from 3:45 for 4:00pm – 5:15pm session, followed by a networking Where: KPMG, Tower Two, Collins Square 727 Collins Street Melbourne Cost: Members: $65 Non-Members: $130 (Prices include GST) To check if your organisation is…

Fully Booked – BioBriefing – Commercialising Medtech – 6 Secrets to Success & Planet Innovation Facility Tour

Are you a medical technology company or entrepreneur seeking to enter a new market, develop a new product or commercialise technology? This BioBriefing and facility tour may help answer some of these questions for you: • Where should…

Fully Booked – BioBreakfast – A Roadmap for the Medtech and Pharma Industry

This event is fully booked!  To be added to the wait list, please call the BioMelbourne Network office on 03 9667 8181 You are invited to this BioBreakfast to hear CSIRO and MTPConnect (Medical Technology and Pharmaceuticals Industry…

BioBreakfast – Pathways to Europe: Pitfalls and Strategies for Success

Victoria has a long and rich relationship with the Europe, built on a history of migration, trade, investment and long established cultural ties. As major source markets for direct investment to Victoria, the major economies of Western Europe…

Fully Booked – 5th Annual Devices + Diagnostics Lab

The theme for the 5th annual BioMelbourne Network Devices + Diagnostics Lab is Implantable Medical Technology. Speakers will address innovation in medical devices, with a focus on implantable medical technologies, across the product development life-cycle – from concept…

BioBriefing – New Kids on the Stock

Are you in the process of listing or are you thinking of listing? This New Kids on the Stock BioBriefing will profile recently listed companies and speakers will share their top-tips and the lessons learned from their experience of…

FULLY BOOKED: BioBriefing – Hot or Not : Trends for 2017

This event is fully booked What lies ahead for Melbourne’s biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceutical industry in 2017? Our annual Hot or Not panel discussion will explore the global trends for the coming year with 5 speakers each presenting…

FULLY BOOKED: BioWorkshop – Outlook for 2017 and beyond: In Conversation with Thomas Lönngren

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED: To be added to the wait list, please call: 03 9667 8181 Outlook for 2017 and beyond: Regulatory and market access developments in Europe and US In Conversation with Thomas Lönngren 2016 has…

BioMelbourne Network & AusBiotech Christmas Function

Members please join us in celebrating Christmas 2016 BioMelbourne Network and AusBiotech invite you to join us at Little Flinders for networking and Christmas celebrations. An important networking event on the Victorian biotechnology calendar, the evening will provide…

BioBreakfast with Dr Andras Nagy

International partnership networks in regenerative medicine DON’T MISS OUR LAST BIOBREAKFAST FOR 2016! The State Government of Victoria recently announced that the first Australian node of the internationally acclaimed Canadian Centre for Commercialisation of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) will…

BioWorkshop – Ask Industry Anything

BioMelbourne Network is proud to present a new approach to industry:academic engagement. Breaking down the barriers, participants from research and academia have the chance to ask industry professionals all the questions that they might think are awkward, naive,…

BioMelbourne Network Annual General Meeting & Networking Event – Registrations Closed

BioMelbourne Network members are invited to attend the BioMelbourne Network Annual General Meeting and Networking Event on Wednesday 16th of November. It’s a chance to reflect on the achievements of the year and hear more about the future…

Innovation Week Launch BioBreakfast – Genomics and personalised medicine: Have we arrived at our destination?

Fully Booked! The personalisation of healthcare is one of the biggest global drivers of innovation in medical technology and pharmaceuticals today. Advances in genomics have created opportunities to deliver patient specific information to tailor treatments to the individual…

Fully Booked – 10th October – BioBriefing – Novel Cancer Immunotherapies

International Speaker: Dr Michael Rosenzweig, Ph.D., Executive Director, Biology-Discovery, IMR Early Discovery, Merck Research Laboratories What’s next for cancer immunotherapies? Targeting T cell checkpoint proteins have delivered amazing results for cancer treatment, but not all patients respond. Pushing forward into…

4th October – Fully Booked – BioBriefing – Navigating the Grantscape

The National Science and Innovation Agenda has created a new approach to non-dilutive funding in Australia and a range of new Federal Government initiatives. This is creating new opportunities for companies to access support, with a focus on…

20th September – BioBreakfast – India Unplugged

The world is looking at India from a new perspective, in a way that is challenging stereotypes and catalysing change – especially in healthcare. Healthcare system transformation in India has seen tremendous industry growth and innovation, particularly in…

13th September – BioBriefing – Corporate Culture and Risk

The BioMelbourne Network with Seer Pharma present – Corporate Culture & Risk Successful decision making is strongly influenced by your organisation’s risk culture which is concerned with how you make decisions – and how you allow those around you…

8th September – BioBreakfast – Advances in Cancer Therapeutics

The BioMelbourne Network and WEHI present – Advances in Cancer Therapeutics New combinations of therapeutic agents for oncology are delivering positive results for patients and attracting strong interest from global pharmaceutical partners. What’s in the R&D pipeline for clinical…

Fully Booked – 31st August – BioBriefing – The Future of Health

The BioMelbourne Network and EY present – The Future of Health The health sector in Australia is seeing a once in a lifetime transformation. An explosion in big data and mobile health technologies is enabling real-time information creation and…

25th August – BioBriefing – Medtronic Diabetes and Data Driven Healthcare

The BioMelbourne Network and KPMG present – Medtronic Diabetes and Data Driven Healthcare Diabetes is a data-intense disease where people with diabetes track glucose, insulin, meals, medications, sleep and activity to make decisions on an event-by-event, hour-by-hour basis. The…

18th August – FULLY BOOKED – Seminar – The Role of Universities in the Innovation Ecosystem

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED The BioMelbourne Network and Biomedical Research Victoria present International Guest Speaker, Dr Gerald Chan, CEO, Morningside, USA Free Seminar:  The Role of Universities in the Innovation Ecosystem With Australia’s changing economy, the role of universities…

10th August – BioBreakfast – Partnering Through the Healthcare Product Life-cycle

The BioMelbourne Network presents – Partnering Through the Healthcare Product Life-cycle Supported by Swinburne University of Technology and the ARC Training Centre in Biodevices at Swinburne The challenges of taking an idea to market in the healthcare sector requires a…

Non Executive Director Lunch Series

The BioMelbourne Network in partnership with EY is pleased to offer a four-part series of Non-Executive Directors Luncheons throughout 2016.  Topics to date have included: Executive and board remuneration – what does the future look like? The Fundamentals of…

27th July – Information Session – Proposed Medtech Trade Mission to the US

Victorian Medtech Trade Mission to the US in October 2016  The BioMelbourne Network, on behalf of the State Government of Victoria, is proposing to lead a major Medtech Trade Mission to the United States including attendance at AdvaMed 2016…

SOLD OUT – 5th July – BioBriefing – Health-Tech and Hype: Lessons from Theranos

SOLD OUT – The BioMelbourne Network with Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick present Health-Tech and Hype: Lessons from Theranos The rise and fall of Theranos has seen the unraveling of this US based health-technology start-up, with the once heralded company now…

21st June – BioBriefing – Biocontainment Capability for Biotech

BioMelbourne Network with the CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory present: Biocontainment Capability for Biotech The CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) helps protect Australia’s multi-billion dollar livestock and aquaculture industries, and the general public from emerging infectious disease threats. It is…

31st May – CFO Post-Budget Lunch

BioMelbourne Network in partnership with EY CFO Post-Budget Lunch Hosted by EY with Mr Nigel Baade, CFO, Starpharma This is an Invitation Only event however if you wish to attend the next CFO Lunch in the series, please contact…

SOLD OUT – Friday 20th May 2016 – BioMelbourne Network Connecting Women Lunch

SOLD OUT The BioMelbourne Network Connecting Women Lunch is celebrating its eighth year. A unique and stylish affair, the lunch honours and applauds the successes of women in our most innovative industries. The stunning Mural Hall provides the…

SOLD OUT – 28th April 2016 BioBriefing – Advances in 3D Printed Biomedical Devices

3D printing enables the creation of medical implants and surgical tools customised to fit in a patient’s body or surgeon’s hand, rapid prototyping of devices for use in clinical trials, and creation of orthopaedic and dental implants with…

19th April 2016 Drop-In Sessions – Regulatory Clinic Complimentary Individual Sessions with Bioregulatory Consulting (BRC)

Bioregulatory Consulting (BRC) is based in Melbourne, Australia and has provided a specialised regulatory and development consultancy service to the biotech and pharmaceutical industry since 2002. Penny Field, as the Principal Consultant of Bioregulatory Consulting, has consulted on…

14th April – BioBreakfast – Scaling-up for success: Production, and manufacturing for commercial product development

Melbourne has a rich innovation ecosystem and one of the identified gaps is moving research out of the lab and into commercial product development. One of the barriers is around the ability to scale-up new biotech and medtech…

3rd March BioBriefing – The Entrepreneur’s Programme: Your guide to business & innovation support

The Entrepreneur’s Programme is an Australian Government initiative to help drive growth and competition, with a focus on emerging medical technology and pharmaceutical companies. You will hear how the programme can provide you with practical advice, matched grants,…

25th February 2016 BioWorkshop – Conversation with Thomas Lönngren: EU Market Authorisation, Market Access – and the Need for US Alignment

So you’re an Australian biotech company. What do you need to consider when developing your strategy for EU marketing authorisation, market access, and the need for US Alignment? This exclusive session with Thomas Lönngren will allow participants to…

23rd February 2016 BioBreakfast – Reshaping the Investment Landscape

2015 was a record year for capital raising and investment in biotechnology & medical technology in Australia. Worldwide the investment landscape is experiencing sweeping, disruptive change, with increases in private investing, a dominance of Venture Capital and Angel…

16th February 2016 BioBriefing – Innovation with Impact: Unrecognised Opportunities in Global Health

The global infectious disease product pipeline has been revolutionised over the past decade, with increased investment and R&D activity worldwide. Innovative collaborations between the public and private sectors are driving product development with investment flowing from corporate venture…

28th January 2016 BioBriefing – Hot or Not: Trends for 2016

This panel of speakers will present their views on the hot or not trends for 2016… When: Thursday, 28th January 4:00pm to 5:15pm – Presentation Followed by a Networking session Where: Philips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Level 16, 333 Collins…

10th December 2015 – BMN & AusBiotech’s Member Only Christmas Function

Strictly members only for this free event. When: Thursday, 10th December 2015 Registration – 5:30pm to 8:30pm Where: The Richmond Club Hotel 100 Swan Street Richmond, VIC, 3121 Speakers: N/A Price: FREE for Members RSVP: Monday, 7th December…

2nd December 2015 – Regulatory Consulting Triage Drop In Session

Complimentary Individual Sessions with Greengage Regulatory. When: Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 10am – 3:30pm – ‘drop in clinic’ 20 minute sessions Where: BioMelbourne Network, Level 2, Milton House, 25 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Speakers: Mr Ned Kilpatrick…

30th November 2015 BioBreakfast – Innovation Week 2015 Launch Breakfast

INNOVATION WEEK 2015 Monday November 30th to Friday 4th December 2015 www.innovationweek2015.org When: Monday 30th November 7:15am registration & buffet breakfast Presentation 8:00am to 9:00am Where: The Monash Conference Centre (MCC) Seminar Rooms 1, 2, and 3 Level…

27th November – Health Technology Partnering Forum – Collaborate to Innovate: Approaches to Partnering

The event brings together the healthcare innovation ecosystem of Melbourne to hear about approaches to partnering and collaboration from the perspective of global companies and local businesses. When: Friday, 27th November 2015 Event – 8:45am to 1:00pm Where:…

26th November – BioMelbourne Network Annual General Meeting and Networking Event

Strictly members only for this free event. When: Thursday, 26th November 2015 Registration 4pm for a 4:15pm prompt start, followed by Networking Function Where: EY Level 23, 8 Exhibition Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Speakers: BioMelbourne Network’s Board of…

24th Nov 2015 – Women in Global Business (WIGB) – University of Melbourne Survey

For the attention of all valued WIGB supporters. The purpose of WIGB’s research, conducted with the University of Melbourne, is to shape policy and programs and inform thought leaders on the best strategies to assist Australian businesswomen to…

26th October 2015 BioBriefing & Facility Tour – Seeing is believing: Advances in imaging technology R&D

Imaging technology is advancing rapidly, and global markets for medical imaging devices and applications continue to grow…… When: Monday, 26th October 3:45pm Registration 4:00pm – Presentation Followed by a Networking session (end at 6:00pm) Where: Australian Synchrotron 800…

20th October 2015 BioBriefing & Facility Tour – Quality Initiatives; Transformation and Training for Building Business Value

Hear from two speakers on the topics of quality initiatives for manufacturing transformation and reducing errors through best practice training. When: Tuesday, 20th October 3:45pm – Registration 4:00pm – Presentation Followed by a Networking session (end at 6:00pm)…

27th October, 2015 – Australian Tropical Medicine Commercialisation Grants Programme

Austrade invitation to participate in an information session on the Australian Tropical Medicine Commercialisation (ATMC) Grants Programme. This Programme will provide $7.1 million in grant funding over 3 years to commercialise research in new tropical therapeutics and diagnostics…

1st October – Regulatory Workshop: Orphan Drug Development and Registration

Presented by BioMelbourne Network together with ERA Consulting Group / Coté Orphan, LLC When: Thursday, 1st October 2015 Registration – 12:45pm Workshop – 1:00pm – 5:00pm Where: Spring Street Conference Centre, 1 Spring Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Speakers:…

23rd September 2015 BioBriefing – Why Hack? – Hackathons for healthcare technology

BioMelbourne Network with Open Knowledge Foundation and Carlton Connect Initiative present this briefing.. When: Wednesday, 23rd September 3:45pm Registration 4:00pm – Presentation Followed by a Networking session (end at 6:00pm) Where: Carlton Connect Initiative LAB-14, 700 Swanston Street,…

17th September 2015 BioBriefing – Lean in the Blood Service & Facility Tour

The facility tour will showcase the state-of-the-art processing facility in West Melbourne that is responsible for processing 40% of Australia’s blood supply, also providing an understanding of the manufacturing processes and “Lean” journey the Blood Service has embarked…

3rd September 2015 – Conversation with Thomas Lönngren: An Intimate EU-Global Regulatory Workshop

Facilitated by Ned and Sarah Kilpatrick of Greengage Regulatory Consultancy. When: Thursday, 3rd September 2015 Registration – 2:15pm Presentation – 2:30pm – 5:00pm Where: Spring Street Conference Centre, 1 Spring Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Speakers: Dr Thomas Lönngren…

18th August 2015 BioBriefing – Investor Relations: The JP Morgan Annual Healthcare Conference Experience

A discussion panel on a topic around the JP Healthcare Conference, which is held in January in the US each year, August is the time when companies should start thinking about going and planning. When: Tuesday, 18th August…

6th August BioBreakfast – Innovation in Epilepsy at the Interface of Industry and Research

Featuring a Panel of International Speakers When: Thursday, 6th August 2015 7:15am registration & buffet breakfast Presentation 7:35am – 8:40am Where: Ian Potter Auditorium Melbourne Brain Centre Kenneth Myer Building 30 Royal Parade (corner Genetics Lane) Parkville VIC…

30th July 2015 Briefing – MedTech Mission to US including AdvaMed Conference 2015

STC and BioMelbourne Network, on behalf of the State Government of Victoria, are leading a major Medtech Mission to the United States in early October 2015 (4th – 10th October) When: Thursday, 30th July 2015 Registration: – 3:45pm…

9th July 2015 BioBriefing – Hype or reality? Applied data transforming health

Healthcare produces massive amounts of data… When: Thursday, 9th July 2015 3:45pm – Registration 4:00pm – Presentation & Panel Followed by a Networking session (end at 6:30pm) Where: Murdoch Childrens Research Institute The Cox/Walford Meeting Room, Level 5,…

7th July 2015 BioBreakfast – Think Global: Strategies for International Positioning

Positioning globally in the healthcare market is essential for biotechnology and medical technology When: Tuesday, 7th July 2015 7:20am registration Presentation 8:00am – 9:00am Where: ACMI (The Cube) Federation Square Cnr Swanston & Flinders Street Melbourne Vic 3000…

1st July 2015 BioBriefing – Partnerships and Pathways to Market for Product Development in Tropical Medicine

With international guest speaker: David Reddy, CEO Medicines for Malaria Venture When: Wednesday, 1st July 2015 3:45pm – Registration 4:00pm till 6.00pm – Presentation and a Networking session (end at 6:00pm) hosted by the Burnet Institute Where: Alfred…

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