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Record 65,000 flu cases in May as experts warn 2022 flu resurgence redefines what it means to be ‘flu ready’

Posted: 14 June 2022   Infectious disease experts gathered at the BioMelbourne Network BioForum today to share concerns regarding influenza (flu) preparedness, emerging public health challenges and vaccine innovation.1  According to data captured by the National Notifiable Disease…

The Power of Meaningful Relationships

Posted: 19 May 2022 The Connecting Women Lunch hosted on Friday 13th May 2022 marked its 12th anniversary. It was an honour to be back this year as a guest and see women celebrated for their achievements within…

Awards Recognise Women Excellence in Healthtech

Posted: 5 May 2022 The innovation and inspiration of three outstanding women in Victoria’s healthtech industry have been recognised with BioMelbourne Network Women in Leadership Awards. Their work has helped spark industry advancement and inspire others to follow…

Our congratulations to a former intern

Posted 3 March 2022 BioMelbourne Network is fortunate to work with some passionate and capable biomedical students who join our team as interns. These interns provide much needed assistance to the organisation, while they get the opportunity to…

Andrew Wear appointed to BioMelbourne Network Board of Directors

Posted: 25 February 2022 BioMelbourne Network is excited to announce the appointment of Andrew Wear as a Director on its Board of Directors as of February 2022. “I’m really excited to be joining the board. Melbourne has genuinely…

Joint Statement of support for an Australian Patent Box

Posted 15 September 2021 See BioMelbourne Network’s submission in response to the Australian Patent Box See Joint Statement on Patent Box Australia’s health innovators support the introduction of a Patent Box, and we welcome this initiative by the…

BioForum: Future Direction for mRNA Technology meeting recording

Posted 23 August 2021 Thank you to all those who attended our BioForum: Future Direction for mRNA Technology on Tuesday 10 August 2021, sponsored by the State Government of Victoria, in collaboration with mRNA Victoria. For those who…

BioMelbourne Network’s Merchandise Store

BioMelbourne Network’s online merchandise store is now open! Click here to purchase official BioMelbourne Network: T-Shirts & Polos Hoodies & Jackets Hats Bags & Accessories Get 5% off on your first order by entering discount code LAUNCH at…

Awards Recognise Women Health Innovators

Date Posted – 13 May 2021 Four outstanding women have been recognised for their incredible work across Victoria’s health technology sector as Australia dealt with COVID-19 in 2020. Victoria’s medical and scientific communities made an important contribution to…

Brisbane startup says it can make mRNA vaccines for Australia

Date Posted – 17 March 2021 By Emma Koehn Sydney Morning Herald A Brisbane startup says it can make the active ingredients for the new generation of mRNA vaccines in Australia, but more government funding and training support are…

Dr Keith McLean and Theodora Elia-Adams Join BioMelbourne Network Board

12 November 2020 BioMelbourne Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Theodora Elia-Adams and Dr Keith McLean to the BioMelbourne Network Board. Keith McLean was elected as a Board Director at the 2020 Annual General Meeting on…

R&D Tax Incentive – Federal Budget (October 2021)

8 October 2020 As provided to BioMelbourne Network Members in Insider, 8 October 2020. The following is a summary of the R&D Tax Incentive.  Overall the news is good with the Federal Government enhancing some aspects of the…

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