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11 September 2019

Calling all Victorian-based stakeholders!  

Keep an eye out as the Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) will be in your neighbourhood! Drop-In sessions will run for the next few weeks as part of our ongoing strategy to engage with you on your ideas. The first locations are:  

  • Each Tuesday 10am-2pm
  • Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication (MCN)  151 Wellington Road


  • Each Wednesday 12-4pm
  • BioFab3D at St. Vincent’s Hospital, 1st Floor, Clinical Sciences Building, 29 Regent Street
  • Thursdays September 26, October 17, November 21, and December 19 10am-2pm
  • Baker Institute, 7th-floor Tea Room, 75 Commercial Road

More locations will be added. Keep a look out on this page or via Twitter @mdpprogram and LinkedIn.

If you are in the neighbourhood be sure to connect with Oded VanHam, MDPP's Operations Manager Victoria. It is the perfect opportunity to have a conversation about the potential of your idea or opportunity to translate your research. Ask how MDPP can provide the additional support you may need to connect with clinicians, engineers, designers and industry. Even if it’s a quick chat, do drop in!

MDPP Idea to Prototype

The Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (ABEC) 2019 will be held from Sunday 17 to Wednesday 20 November 2019 at the University of Melbourne, Parkville campus, Melbourne, Australia.

ABEC is the major conference for the College of Biomedical Engineers within Engineers Australia (EA) and the Society for Medical and Biological Engineering (SMBE). EA is the national forum for the advancement of engineering and the professional development of our members. With more than 100,000 members embracing all disciplines of the engineering team, EA is the largest and most diverse professional body for engineers in Australia.

The Regional Director of MDPP in Victoria, Prof Sally McArthur, will be a speaker at the event.  Sally will be discussing: Medical Device Partnering Program and resources to support companies in the development of new medical devices.

When:   17th - 20th November 2019
Where:  University of Melbourne

Click here for registration and full details.