Member Benefits

Membership to BioMelbourne Network covers all direct employees of your organisation and may be fully tax deductible.

OUR KEY ACTIVITIES

BioMelbourne Network’s mission is to foster the development of an advanced, innovation driven and sustainable health industry. Our key activities include:

  • Aligning with Victorian and Federal Governments, supporting key sector priorities and promotion of relevant programs and initiatives
  • Providing Victorian and Federal Governments with feedback and advice to support optimisation of policy, tax and regulatory settings
  • Delivering a high-calibre event program that provides access to members, key stakeholders and decision makers, local and international industry intelligence and networking opportunities
  • Collaborating with industry associations and other peak bodies to advocate for the sector, promote engagement and foster links to networks across the world
  • Promoting Victoria as a unique health industry ecosystem and engaging with local, national and international sector leaders
  • Growing and supporting the start-up and scaleup ecosystem, and delivering programs to develop local talent and provide pathways to upskill and generate business acumen
  • Offering facilitated introductions for members to drive collaboration and partnerships
  • Providing access to international industry leaders and sector representatives
  • Supporting the development of sector advanced manufacturing capabilities in Victoria
  • Listening to our members to identify and prioritise projects and initiatives to support industry transformation and growth

OTHER MEMBER BENEFITS

In addition to supporting the sector, your membership also offers a number of direct benefits to your organisation and your employees including:

  • Discounted registration fees for all BioMelbourne Network events
  • Invitations to member-only roundtable events and industry functions
  • Access to key stakeholders and industry contacts
  • Promotional opportunities, including
    • Inclusion of news, job opportunities, events etc on our webpage
    • Promotion of member activities, news and opportunities on social media, including Twitter (6300+ followers) and LinkedIn (5000+ followers)
    • Introduction of new member organisations in our member-only newsletter and promotion of member activities, news and opportunities in both member-only and wider sector newsletters
  • Inclusion in our online member directory
  • Opportunities to share advice, knowledge and strategic insights with the network – including options for members (and employees of member organisations) to contribute content to our website, member-only newsletter and social media channels
  • Facilitated introductions to other members as requested (virtually or in person where available)
  • Event hosting and sponsorship opportunities tailored to your interests and resources – this may include hosting a virtual event, a peer-to-peer knowledge session (such as an invitation-only roundtable leadership lunch), or a larger group (~80 attendees) for an afternoon briefing (co-organised by BMN)
  • Opportunities to present at and contribute to our events, including suggesting topics and speakers
  • Opportunities to engage in collaborative working groups and focus groups

There are different membership tiers to suit the size and nature of your organisation.  You can find out more about these here.

JOIN NOW – Online Membership Application Form.

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