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A tribute to David Blake

The loss of David Blake has been felt deeply across our industry. Everyone at BioMelbourne Network would like to offer their heartfelt sympathies to his wife Sonya and daughter Alethea. Some of those who knew David best have shared their memories…

Breakthrough Funding To Boost Biotech Start-Ups

Posted 25 November 2021 Biotech start-ups in Melbourne are set to benefit from a new incubator in Parkville thanks to a substantial investment from the Andrews Labor Government’s Breakthrough Victoria Fund. The fund’s first investment will help local…

Australia-Vietnam Healthtech Linkages BootCamp

Posted 17 November 2021 Applications close 23 November 2021 Australia-Vietnam Healthtech Linkages (BioBridge Asia) Program will deliver a range of capacity-building initiatives for Australian and Vietnamese start-ups to generate new export activities and investment outcomes. The project will…

MedTech Actuator Origin Semi-Finalists announced

Posted 17 November 2021 Twenty impressive teams recently battled it out at the MedTech Actuator Origin Rapid Fire Rounds, pitching their ideas to improve and save lives through health innovation. Ten teams took out top place and are…

BioMelbourne Network members – 20% discount on PRAXIS Australia courses

Posted: 12 November Offer ends: 31 December Engaging Communities, Key Stakeholders and More: Exclusive Offer for BioMelbourne Network members BioMelbourne Network partner, PRAXIS Australia Ltd are offering BioMelbourne Network three great virtual workshops this month. These interactive workshops…

Governor of Victoria Startup Awards

Posted: 12 November Nominations close: 28 November The Governor of Victoria Startup Awards are supported by Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, and will be presented at Government House in early 2022. The awards…

CUREator Information session + Q&A: Call for Expressions of Interest

Posted: 12 November 2021 CUREator is a national biotechnology incubator run by the Brandon Capital’s Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF). Aimed at supporting the development of Australian biomedical innovations, CUREator is a nationwide program offering grant funding for…

Florey Institute’s in-house legal counsel recognised by Association of Corporate Counsel Australia

Posted: 5 November 2021 Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health’s in-house legal counsel, Ms Charlotte Weld-Blundell, is a finalist in the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia’s corporate lawyer awards. Charlotte was recognised in the ‘New to In-House’…

Have your say on Australia’s Biotechnology Future

Posted: 5 November 2021 You’re invited to have your say on the Biotechnology Blueprint, the Australian biotechnology industry’s decadal strategy. The Biotechnology Blueprint (the Blueprint) is a shared vision for the industry, by the industry. Led by AusBiotech, and…

Austrade’s AIBX virtual bootcamp applications now open

Posted: 30 October 2021 AIBX Innovative Health Bootcamp If you are an Australian digital health company and planning to expand into India but don’t know how – be a part of Austrade’s AIBX virtual bootcamp. Austrade is delivering…

ANDHealth CEO Appointed as a Member of the Council of the NHMRC

Posted: 27 October 2021 BioMelbourne Network Member ANDHealth has announced that CEO and Managing Director, Bronwyn Le Grice, has been appointed by the Hon Greg Hunt, the Australian Minister for Health and Aged Care, as a Member of…

Amplia appoints leading drug developer as Oncology Clinical Advisor

Posted: 27 October 2021 Amplia Therapeutics has today announced the appointment of internationally renowned drug developer, José Iglesias M.D, as its Oncology Clinical Advisor. Click here to read today’s ASX release Dr Iglesias has over 33 years’ experience in…

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