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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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