20th June – PharmaMedtech Stories – Join the Conversation!

FREE Seminar and Q&A Session The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme is pleased to announce a panel seminar and Q and A session with key experts in the Biotech/Medtech/Pharma Sector. This event is open for…

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May 2017 – Department of Immigration Roundtable Discussion

BioMelbourne Network CEO, Dr Krystal Evans attended a technology industries roundtable discussion with the Department of Immigration and the Department of Industry regarding skilled migration and the decision to abolish the 457 visa program. The medical technology, biotechnology and…

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Beyond the Big Idea – Dr Krystal Evans talks about Innovation

Everyone talks about it, but what does innovation really mean? And how do you create a culture in which innovators flourish? The University of Melbourne believes it has some answers. Read article here

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New series puts Australian health under the microscope

Dr Shalin Naik from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is co-hosting a new ABC health and medical science education series, Ask the Doctor, which premieres at 8pm on Tuesday 16 May.In a twelve-part series, the state of the…

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Nature Jobs Career Guide Melbourne

Nature has release a careers guide supplement foccussing on Melbourne’s biomedical sector. Melbourne’s institutions cluster into discrete geographic hubs, with a solid culture of collaboration and an emphasis on biomedical research. Learn more about the area’s leading scientific…

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Victorian Medical Jobs And Research In The Fast Lane

More Victorian jobs will be created in the pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnology sectors following the announcement today of a major Chinese partnership that will open up opportunities for Victorian companies, universities and research institutes. Premier Daniel Andrews signed…

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National Research Infrastructure Roadmap

The 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap (2016 Roadmap) outlines national research infrastructure required over the coming decade so that Australia’s world class research system continued to improve productivity, create jobs, lift economic growth and support a healthy environment.…

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International Research Scholarship for Professor Mark Dawson and five other Melbourne researchers

Peter Mac’s Professor Mark Dawson has been selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) International Research Scholar. The scholarship recognises Prof Dawson as a leading early-career scientist working outside of the G7 group of countries. Prof Dawson…

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Monash University and Corvus Pharmaceuticals enter into exclusive license agreement for Novel Immuno-Oncology Program

Monash University and Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRVS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, have announced today they have entered into an exclusive agreement. Under the agreement, Corvus has licensed global rights to an undisclosed novel immuno-oncology program, which includes…

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Testosterone explains why women more prone to asthma

An international research team has revealed for the first time that testosterone protects males against developing asthma, helping to explain why females are two times more likely to develop asthma than males after puberty. The study showed that…

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IDT Receives Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Award for Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals

Recognition of excellence in Victorian Advanced Manufacturing 10 May 2017, Melbourne: Australian pharmaceutical manufacturing and drug development company IDT Australia Limited (ASX: IDT) has received a Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame award in the High Growth Sector of…

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MTPConnect to open 2017 applications for its Project Fund Program

Interested parties encouraged to start preparing their applications to share in the $8.2 million of available funding. MTPConnect – the Industry Growth Centre for medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector – has announced that the second round…

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