Austrade recently led a delegation of nine Australian health service providers to hospitals and medical facilities in Beijing, Chengdu and Guangzhou. As China pursues its Healthy China 2030 strategy, opportunities are opening up for Australian healthcare manufacturers to tap into the Chinese market, according to Austrade’s trade commissioner in Chengdu, Tim White. “The mission clearly … Continue reading A fit future for Australian healthcare technology providers in China
Victorians will soon have access to advanced technology that will make blood tests less painful and more efficient with the expansion of global medical technology company Trajan in Melbourne’s east. The expansion of the facility will create 40 new jobs and upskill an additional 30 employees. Trajan is a homegrown developer and manufacturer of scientific … Continue reading Global Medtech manufacturer expands in Melbourne
Professor Sally McArthur’s bioengineering team have begun to create lifelike skin tissue to further studies on innovations such as smart bandages. In future, a bandage could attract and trap bacteria in its polymer mesh, trigger drug delivery in response to infection, or colour-map a wound. Humans have always been the best study subjects for these … Continue reading Swinburne researchers develop skin tissue to advance bandage technology
The Federal Government is providing $4.1 million to support a new research training centre in Victoria to develop artificial intelligence (AI) applications for medical technologies and expert training. The Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies was launched this week at The University of Melbourne. Funded with $4.1 million from … Continue reading New medical technologies research centre set up in Victoria
The Australian Government is helping to fund a revolutionary artificial heart technology that has the potential to save the lives of millions of people worldwide who cannot access heart transplants. Through the Government’s Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF), venture capital firm OneVentures will invest in BiVACOR, an Australian company that is developing a rotary Total Artificial … Continue reading Artificial heart invented by Australian company could save millions of lives
Australia’s largest medical device accelerator program, MedTech’s Got Talent, will receive a $500,000 grant through the Incubator Support initiative to build start-ups in the fields of medical devices, laboratory equipment, diagnostics, bionics and eHealth. According to a joint media release by the minister for jobs and innovation, Michaelia Cash, and the minister for small and family … Continue reading Gov offers new $500,000 grant for medtech start-ups
Australian med-tech manufacturer LBT Innovations has secured a $4 million grant from the South Australia government to create jobs around the development of artificial intelligence (AI). Based in Adelaide, LBT Innovations has expanded its team in the past year, to focus on maximising its world-first AI platform, which uses machine learning and intelligent imaging in … Continue reading SA medical manufacturer receives $4m windfall for AI jobs
A Brisbane-based manufacturer has proposed a new incentive for companies that manufacture locally products for which they own or have licensed the patent.