AusBiotech Updates

AusBiotech submits to TGA on medical device reform

19 January 2017: AusBiotech, supported by the AusMedtech Regulatory Affairs Expert Panel, has submitted to two medical device consultations that form part of the Medicines and Medical Devices Review (MMDR). The consultations seek to streamline medical device assessm... | READ MORE

Start-up support aimed to reduce stillbirth

17 January 2017: Digital health start-ups with monitoring and data collection technologies that might address Australias alarming rate of stillbirth are invited to apply for a supported accelerator program offered by the Stillbirth Foundation Australia (SFA), PwC Hea... | READ MORE

New Year's resolution for leadership in Australian life sciences innovation

12 January 2016: As the pace picks up after the festive break and the realities of our respective New Years resolutions settle on us, AusBiotech starts the year with a renewed focus on leadership in policy and a resolution to continue committed advocacy for innovatio... | READ MORE

Life science leaders launch postcard petition

12 December 2016: Life science industry organisations AusBiotech, BioMelbourne Network and Research Australia have united to launch a 'postcard petition' to alert the federal government to the potential damage from the proposed changes to the R&D Tax Incentive. "The... | READ MORE

2016 a momentous year for Australian biotechnology

21 December 2016: The International BioFest 2016, AusBiotechs 30th anniversary and our sectors ranking among the global top five helped shape a momentous and action-packed year for the Australian biotechnology industry. AusBiotech was proud to host the International... | READ MORE

AusBiotech submits review to gene technology regulation

20 December 2016: AusBiotech has made a submission to the Technical Review of the Gene Technology Regulations 2001, Discussion paper: Options for regulating new technologies, in which it made four recommendations consistent with the principles of a robust regulatory ... | READ MORE

Global gamble: Survey exposes how proposed R and D cap could harm life sciences

15 December 2016: Loss of life science jobs, access to direct investment, clinical trial losses and risk to Australias global competitiveness were shown to be significant issues in AusBiotechs recent survey of Australian life science companies, conducted in response ... | READ MORE

AusBiotech nominee appointed to Prostheses List Advisory Committee

13 December 2016: Dr Greg Roger has been appointed to the reconstituted Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC) that will develop, consult and advise the Government on further changes to the prostheses listing arrangements. The Minister for Health, the Hon Sussan L... | READ MORE

Participate in BioPlan Associates biopharmaceutical survey

13 December 2016: The 14th Annual Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Report and Survey, BioPlan Associates global benchmarking and analysis study, is now open. The report benchmarks current global and regional trends affecting the bioindustry. The report yields a compo... | READ MORE

Industry mentors critical for STEM students and graduates

8 December 2016: Life science companies can unlock the potential of Australias STEM students and graduates and build the biotech future, thanks to new initiatives bridging the gap between the classroom and industry employment. A range of mentoring programs are emerg... | READ MORE

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