Handy SME Info: TGA SME Assist Hub

Therapeutic goods regulation and legislation can be challenging to navigate. The SME Assist hub is designed to help small and medium enterprises, and R&D groups developing new medicines and medical devices (including apps) understand their regulatory and legislative…

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State of the Sector Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals 2017

Victoria has one of the world’s largest life science clusters composed of the medical technology (medtech), biotechnology (biotech) and pharmaceutical industries. It is home to a vibrant commercial sector, key R&D infrastructure and advanced manufacturing expertise making it…

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Clinical Trials in Australia: the economic profile and competitive position of the sector

Clinical trials are an integral part of the research and development of new treatments, interventions or tests, and the refinement of existing standards of care and clinical practices. As such, they are vital to the future of healthcare.…

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Bionic vision a step closer with the CSIRO’s new computing system 

People with profound vision loss are one step closer to having their sight effectively restored, thanks to a new investment from Australia’s chief science body into a large-scale scientific computing system. The new Bracewell system, which is being used by Data61’s computer vision group that…

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Announcing the Victorian Clinical Trials – Gateway Project!

Victorian Clinical Trials – Gateway is a new digital portal for accessing clinical trial partners in Victoria. St Vincents Hospital Melbourne and the Victorian Government’s Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Training and Resources (DEDJTR) are collaborating to create the Gateway…

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Joint Statement on Skilled Migration Visa Changes

Restoration on skilled visas welcomed across medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector. The restoration of key occupations for the medical technology, research and pharmaceutical sector to the skilled migration visa list has been welcomed by six representative organisations.…

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BioMelbourne Network Welcomes Revisions to Skilled Migration Visas

Revisions to the skilled migration list have been welcomed by many BioMelbourne Network members across the biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceutical sector. The restoration of occupations such as life scientist, biotechnologist, CEO/General Manager, and biochemist to the Medium…

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