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Boosting innovative drug delivery research

12 November 2019 Australians will get better medical treatment because of Morrison Government funded research to develop new types of drugs. The Morrison Government is providing $4.2 million to establish an Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre to…

Melbourne joins international digital health ecosystem

15 November 2019 Australia’s first digital health ecosystem has just launched in Melbourne as part of a global effort to break down silos and drive innovation across the health and social care sectors. Hosted by RMIT University, the…

It’s Official – Melbourne Is Australia’s Most Innovative City

12 November 2019 Melbourne was today named as Australia’s most innovative city, leapfrogging Sydney to claim 11th place overall in the annual 2thinknow Innovation Cities Global Index. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula welcomed the release…

ASX Health Care & Biotechnology CEO reported remuneration continues to decline for FY2019

16 October 2019 By Lee Rochester, Managing Partner, Wexford Hayes Executive Search & Board Advisory With Chief Executive remuneration constantly in the spotlight and being one of the more complex issues that boards are required to manage Wexford Hayes…

Pharmaceutical and Medtech Export Growth Soars

23 September 2019 Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Victoria’s medtech and pharmaceutical sector is booming, with new data released today showing that support from the Andrews Labor Government has fuelled exceptional export growth. A report by ACIL…

$32 million available to support vital translational health research

5 September 2019 Applications open 2 October 2019 & close 27 November 2019 The Morrison Government is opening the door for Australian researchers through a $32 million investment that will support innovative solutions to the nation’s most pressing…

Companies urged to help with information on RDTI

3 September 2019 AusBiotech is commissioning research to quantify the additionality and spill-over effects of the R&D Tax Incentive (RDTI) and urgently calls on companies to help with information. Full article here.  

Better, easier, safer services to be achieved through public data sharing reform

3 September 2019 Minister for Government Services, Stuart Robert, today announced a major milestone in the Morrison Government’s commitment to improve government service delivery. A discussion paper outlining proposed landmark public data sharing reforms has been released with…

Melbourne provides a spark for Israeli tech startup SparkBeyond

29 August 2019 Israeli tech startup company SparkBeyond has chosen Melbourne – Australia’s Tech City – for its first office in the country. Founded in 2013, SparkBeyond has built an artificial intelligence (AI) powered data analytics and problem…

AdAlta Executive team changes

12 August 2019 The Board of AdAlta Limited (ASX:1AD), today announced that it has accepted the resignation of Ms Samantha Cobb as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. Over the last 12 years as founding CEO, Sam has…

AI Computer Generated Works and Copyright Protection

(posted 6th August 2019) Stephens Lawyers & Consultants have published an article which includes practical guidelines on steps that can be taken by businesses/companies to ensure that their AI generated works are protected by copyright.  This is the…

ANFF-VIC’s Winter Workshop at the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication on 19 and 20 August

(posted 1 August 2019)  Tickets are now on sale for ANFF-VIC’s Winter Workshop at the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication, a two-day event featuring technical talks and practicals aimed at researchers that are new to nanofab or the ANFF…

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