About Us

Our purpose

BioMelbourne Network was established in 2001. Since then, we have grown from strength to strength, proudly serving as the peak body for the Healthtech Industry in Victoria. We have been a catalyst for development and strengthening of the ecosystem over the past two decades.

Our purpose is to foster and grow an innovative, globally competitive Healthtech Industry in Victoria. We’ve been here for over 20 years, and we remain as committed as ever to our members, our industry, and our exciting plans for the future.

Our vision

What do we want to achieve? Our vision is to drive Victoria’s Healthtech Industry to be a leading global hub for research, innovation, commercialisation, and manufacturing. The Healthtech Industry is a key sustainable driver of the economy, employment and value-added growth in Victoria.

Our Members

Our members are experts in their respective fields, which include Healthtech, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and health innovation. Their career stages range from early career researchers to executives.

Our member organisations come in all sizes, from the smallest start-ups to the largest multinational corporations. We represent universities, researchers, manufacturers, as well as the services sector, which includes commercialisation, product design and development, intellectual property and legal.

What do we do?

BioMelbourne Network performs 5 key strategic functions developed in partnership with our members:

  1. Data and insights: BioMelbourne Network are the leading source of valuable data and insights on the sector’s potential, priorities, and needs.
  2. Identifying opportunities: BioMelbourne Network works with stakeholders to identify strategic initiatives that support and strengthen the local ecosystem.
  3. Advocacy: As the industry peak body, BioMelbourne Network builds and maintains a supportive policy, regulatory and investment environment through advocacy.
  4. Sector promotion: BioMelbourne Network strives to be the central gateway for the promotion of the Victorian Healthtech Industry, domestically and overseas.
  5. Healthtech Industry development: BioMelbourne Network seeks new opportunities to strengthen the industry and increase our value to members, keeping them informed on sector trends and issues with valuable webinars and events.

How to get involved

We look toward an exciting future in which we secure Victoria’s position as a world-leading hub for Healthtech research, commercialisation, and manufacturing. Members, you have our thanks. Your support ensures the continued strength and growth of the entire Health-tech Industry ecosystem in Victoria. Here are some of the ways you can engage with BioMelbourne Network to directly support your interests:

  • Identifying strategic issues and priorities in
    the industry
  • Engagement in advisory panels and working groups
  • Supporting training and events through sponsorship and speaking opportunities
  • Participation in advocacy work

Help us help you. Let us know about your priorities and how we can support them. We are your link to our deep and valuable ecosystem and your input will help guide our future priorities.

Non-members, become a member today to engage in supporting the future of the Healthtech Industry in Victoria. Sign up to our newsletter to learn more about what we do and how we support our members.

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