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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…

Updates: Senate Hearing for R&D Tax Incentive Bill (July – September 2020)

3 September 2020 A report was released today from the Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology, chaired by Senator Andrew Bragg.  This Committee was reviewing tax, regulation, capital and funding, skills and talent, and culture,…

Appointment of Jeff Malone as BioMelbourne Network Chief Executive Officer

Announcement Date: 17 June 2020   The Board of Directors of BioMelbourne Network is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeff Malone as Chief Executive Officer, effective 13th July 2020. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from…

Awards Highlight Women Leading Health and Innovation in Victoria

10 June 2020 Three extraordinary women were recognised today for their significant and inspirational leadership across Victoria’s health sector. Today’s BioMelbourne Network Women in Leadership Awards ceremony celebrated the three exceptional leaders, who were selected for their valuable…

Joint industry statement: Industry unites in call to back our biotechs to keep jobs during COVID-19

11 May 2020 Despite this being the life sciences industry’s ‘finest hour’ as it pivots to fast track COVID-19 vaccines, treatment and diagnostics and digital health solutions, the sector’s pre-revenues companies are calling for support to keep their…

“The world is different now” – a follow up from our virtual COVID-19 BioBreakfast

14 April 2020 On Thursday 19 March, BioMelbourne Network held a virtual BioBreakfast to discuss “how to make a vaccine and why is Victoria so important?”. Our keynote speaker, Dr Rob Grenfell, Director of CSIRO’s Health Biosecurity Business…

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