New facility to boost Australian BioMed manufacturing

End-to-end Australian biopharmaceutical production for small to medium enterprises will soon be possible, with the Andrews Labor Government committing funding to a ground-breaking early-stage biologics manufacturing facility. “We’re proud to support the development of this new CSIRO facility which will help us …

Leading #MedTech talent win Vic QuickFire Challenge 2018

Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC and the Victorian State Government today announced the winners of the Victorian QuickFire Challenge: Driving Device Innovation at the recently opened Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash University (JJIPO@Monash) in Melbourne, Australia. “The Victorian …

Melbourne secures five premier Life Science Conferences

Melbourne has secured five premier international life science conferences in 2019 and 2020 – boosting Victoria’s reputation as the nation’s leading medical technology and pharmaceutical investment destination. The AusMedtech Conference in 2019, AusBiotech National Conferences in 2019 and 2020, …

Spotlight on Victoria’s growing Health Startups

The Andrews Labor Government has announced new funding to accelerate the growth of Victoria’s health startups and capitalise on one of Victoria’s leading industries. Delivered by Victoria’s startup development agency, LaunchVic, the funding will support accelerator and education programs focused …

Victoria growing as a Pharmaceuticals Hub

Victoria’s reputation as a global centre for pharmaceutical manufacturing is growing, with Australia’s only locally owned medicinal poppy processing company expanding to around the clock operations and creating 20 new jobs. TPI Enterprises (ASX:TPE) moved its global HQ and factory from Tasmania to …

J&J Innovation look for MedTech partnerships at Monash Uni

Johnson and Johnson Innovation, the Victorian Government and Monash University today announced the creation of a new Johnson & Johnson Innovation Partnering Office at Monash (JJIPO@MONASH). The office, to be situated at the University’s Clayton campus in Melbourne, will be the Victorian headquarters for …

New BioTech facility to save lives and boost jobs

Leading global biotherapeutics company CSL Limited has unveiled its new world-class manufacturing facility in Melbourne’s north, which will create life-saving medicine and hundreds of jobs. Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis joined Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll at the …

Getting things done for Victoria’s Medtech Startups

Victorian medical technology startups will have access to unprecedented financial support with the Andrews Labor Government securing the national headquarters of the MedTech Actuator program. The program will offer innovative startups up to $2.7 million in funding over 15 months. This, combined with Commonwealth …

Australia’s Biotech Companies Come Together In Melbourne

Local companies will be connected to over 200 global and national biotech investors at Australia Biotech Invest 2017 in Melbourne – Australia’s biotechnology centre. The Andrews Labor Government is backing the conference, which cements Victoria’s reputation as a world-leading location to develop …

The Brightest Research Minds, The Next Big Discovery

Victoria’s medical technologies and pharmaceuticals sector is booming with new data showing rapid growth in exports thanks to world leading research and advanced manufacturing capabilities. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today visited GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Boronia facility to launch …