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Exopharm Raises $10m in Well Supported Placement

31 August 2020 Release date 27 August 2020 Exopharm to place 41,666,667 shares at $0.24 per share to institutional and high net worth investors to raise $10m before costs Shares to be issued in two tranches with tranche…

St Vincent’s Hospital on the Park leads new charge in Victoria’s collective fight against COVID-19

31 August 2020 Release date 26 August 2020 St Vincent’s has welcomed patients at its newest hospital to help manage the escalating demand on Victoria’s healthcare system caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Victorian Government called on St…

Lessons from the COVID-19 frontline captured in UniMelb Health Worker Voices project

31 August 2020 Release date 24 August 2020 Voice memos from health workers in Australia and around the world are being collected via a private WhatsApp chat to capture their experience of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and improve…

Patient Enrolment Opens in Cynata COVID-19 Clinical Trial

31 August 2020 Release date 24 August 2020 Cynata Therapeutics Limited (ASX: CYP), a leading clinical-stage biotechnology company specialising in cell therapeutics, is pleased to announce that the MEND (MEseNchymal coviD-19) Trial is now open for patient enrolment.…

Search for COVID-19 drugs boosted by SARS discovery

26 August 2020 An extensive search and testing of current drugs and drug-like compounds has revealed compounds previously developed to fight SARS might also work against COVID-19. Using the National Drug Discovery Centre, researchers from the Walter and…

World Mosquito Program’s Wolbachia method dramatically reduces dengue incidence in randomised controlled trial in Indonesia

26 August 2020 The World Mosquito Program (WMP) of Monash University, and its Indonesian partners the Tahija Foundation and Universitas Gadjah Mada have announced the first results of a cluster randomised controlled trial of its Wolbachia method ,…

Medtronic partner with Melbourne company to accelerate global ventilator knowledge

24 August 2020 When Medtronic plc openly shared their Puritan BennettTM 560 (PB560) ventilator plans to help boost global ventilator production, the blueprints were downloaded more than 200,000 times across the globe, but one Australian company answered the…

Bosch Australia’s Manufacturing Solutions business unit awarded plasma process automation contract by CSL Behring

24 August 2020 Bosch Australia’s Manufacturing Solutions division (BAMS) has been awarded a contract to create a high-tech automatic materials handling line for CSL Behring (Australia), part of CSL Limited (ASX:CSL). CSL Behring is a global biotherapeutics leader…

MTPConnect Chair appointed to key COVID-19 Science and Industry Technical Advisory Group

24 August 2020 Release date 20 August 2020 Yesterday, in a joint statement, Prime Minister, Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Hon. Karen Andrews MP and Minister for Health Hon. Greg Hunt MP outlined Australia’s…

Burnet Institute: The crucial questions we need answered about COVID-19

20 August 2020 Release date 14 August 2020 Just published in the Australian Financial Review, Health Editor Jill Margo spoke with three leading scientists about the crucial questions we need answered about COVID-19 including Burnet’s Director and CEO, Professor…

OMX Case Study: Bespoke Medical Devices for Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

20 August 2020 OMX Solutions supplies innovative, print-to-order, bespoke medical devices for the specialized area of cranio- maxillofacial surgery. Born of the digital age, OMX Solutions has adopted additive manufacturing to disrupt the medical supply chain. With both…

OMX OsseoFrameTM Announced as Winner of 2020 Eureka International Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition (IIEC) – Award for Growth

20 August 2020 OMX Solutions Pty Ltd is delighted to announce the OsseoFrameTM subperiosteal implant system as winner of the 2020 Eureka International Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition (IIEC) – Award for Growth. The Eureka IIEC is a prestigious…

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