Research Australia Health & Medical Research Awards 2018

Thursday 8 November, 6.30–10.30 pm | Darling Harbour, Sydney The Research Australia annual Health and Medical Research Awards acknowledges the outstanding contributions made across the entire pipeline that ensure our sector is high on the Government’s agenda and…

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Grimwade Medal Oration: Prof Randy Schekman – From Pond Scum to Stockholm

Thursday 20 September, 5.00–6.00 pm | Bio21 Institute Auditorium This year’s Grimwade Medallist is 2013 Nobel Laureate Prof Randy W Schekman, investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chair of the Advisory Council for the Aligning Science Across…

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Workshop: Cyber security for medical devices guidelines

Friday 14 September, 2.00–4.00pm | Marcus Clarke Theatre Canberra, or live webinar To develop clear regulatory guidelines for the changing medical devices landscape, CSIRO is undertaking research that will inform a TGA guidance document to assist the medical devices ecosystem to…

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MedTech’s Got Talent 2018 – applications now open

Australia’s premier early stage MedTech challenge is seeking Australia’s aspiring next generation MedTech entrepreneurs and innovators. Now in its fifth and largest year, MedTech’s Got Talent has opened its 2018 application round. Top teams win a share in over…

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What to do when an R&D tax incentive claim goes bad

The R&D tax incentive program is the Government’s largest program designed to support business innovation. It has been reviewed multiple times, with each review concluding it provides significant benefits to the Australian economy, far beyond the cost. AusIndustry…

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CRC-P information session

29 August | 10.30 am–12.00 noon Free information session with AusIndustry’s AC/EP for Round 6 CRC-P applicants (due 13 Sept), or companies/groups considering applying for later rounds. The session will take place at the AusIndustry’s offices on Bourke…

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Location, location, translation: key messages from the Biotech Development Lab

Last Friday, BioMelbourne Network hosted the Molecules, Medicines and Markets Biotech Development Lab. One of our volunteers, Emma Wanicek, wrote the following summary of the event. Emma is a Research Assistant in the HIV Neuropathogenesis Laboratory in the Chronic Infectious and…

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IT in healthcare: getting your product to market

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | 9 am–1 pm A free workshop hosted by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Entrepreneurs’ Programme IT in healthcare applications, devices and systems has seen rapid growth and expansion in recent times. The…

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2018 ARCS Annual Conference – Healthcare 4.0: The Data Imperative

21–23 August 2018 Royal Randwick Turf Club, Sydney ARCS Annual Conference registrations are closing on Tuesday 14 August 2018. So hurry and register now to not miss out on the fabulous program with over 230 confirmed speakers and session…

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Sienna appoints exclusive distribution partner for mainland China

Sienna Cancer Diagnostics Ltd has appointed Shaanxi GaoYuan In Vitro Diagnostic Reagents Co. (“GaoYuan”) as the Company’s exclusive distribution partner for mainland China. The distribution agreement for mainland China is a milestone in Sienna’s geographical expansion strategy. The agreement…

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Immutep TACTI-mel patient recruitment completed, operational update & Canadian IMP731 patent

Immutep today reports in its operational update that the final patient in Part B of the ongoing TACTI-mel Phase I clinical trial in Australia has now been recruited and is receiving treatment. Patients will be treated for up…

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BioMelbourne Network submission regarding R&D Tax Incentive

On behalf of the members, BioMelbourne Network has made a submission to Treasury regarding the proposed changes to the R&D Tax Incentive. In terms of our overall consideration of the proposed changes to the R&D Tax Incentive, it…

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