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The Australia-China Centre for Personal Health Technologies is a collaborative research Centre led by Flinders University in Australia and Nankai University in China.

The final personal health symposium for the year will be hosted by La Trobe University. The symposium showcases leading experts in the Personal Health Technologies arena from China and Australia.

Presentations include:

1. Nano-liquid Biopsy: New Strategy towards Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Response. A/Prof Yuling Wang, Macquarie University

2. Development of red-to-NIR emissive radical cations and their bio-imaging applications. A/Prof Meng Gao, South China University of Technology

3. Saliva “omics” to identify biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease. A/Prof Wayne Leifert, CSIRO

4. Small-Molecule AIE Luminogens for In Vitro Diagnostics. Dr. Bo Situ, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University

5. Industrialisation of a novel biosensor for non-invasive bladder cancer diagnostic. A/Prof Melanie Macgregor, Flinders University

6. Background-free luminescence bioassay and imaging using long lifetime responsive probes. Dr. Run Zhang, The University of Queensland

7. Towards Effective Targeted Immunization with Influence Maximization Models. A/Prof Chong Di, Shandong Artificial Intelligence Institute, Qilu University of Technology

8. Synthesis and biomedical application of multifunctional nanoprobes with aggregation-induced emission characteristics. Dr. Hanlin Ou, Nankai University

This project received grant funding from the Australian Government as part of the Australia-China Science and Research Fund program and the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China.

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Weblink for further information about our centre:

https://www.flinders.edu.au/medical-device-research-institute/australia-china-joint-research-centre-personal-health-technologies

We are hiring!

We are looking for an Mechanical Design Engineer to join our South Australian team based at Flinders University. The Mechanical Design Engineer will be based at Tonsley Innovation District helping to develop new medtech start-ups and working on a wide range of short projects solving a variety of health issues.  The position will work alongside like-minded colleagues committed to growing Australia's medtech sector, who value innovation and have exceptional capabilities in research, commercialisation and partnership.

Applications close Sunday 26th September @ 11.59pm
 

  • Flinders University, Tonsley Innovation District
  • Available on a fixed-term, part-time or full time negotiable (0.6FTE - 1.0FTE) basis until 31 December 2023

For more information and to apply visit the website here.

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The Federal government will launch a patent box scheme targeted at the medical and biotechnology sector. The scheme, to apply from 1 July 2022, is aimed to further encourage the commercialisation of medical and biotechnology innovations in Australia.

Under the patent box, income derived from eligible patents will be taxed at a concessional rate of 17%, a reduction of 8% for SMEs and 13% for large businesses. At this stage, the scheme will apply to income derived from Australian-owned and developed medical and biotechnology patents applied for after 11 May 2021.

The aim of the patent box is to encourage businesses to retain or locate the development, manufacture and exploitation of patents to their innovations in Australia.

Patent box schemes are already in place in many European countries and the innovation sector has advocated for a similar scheme in Australia for many years on the basis that it is vital to attract companies to invest and maintain that investment in Australia. The government has indicated that it will follow the OECD’s guidelines on patent boxes to ensure it meets internationally accepted standards.

A consultation process with industry will occur prior to the July 2022 launch. Initial submissions to the Discussion Paper on Policy Design closed on 16 August 2021.Therefore, precise details of the scheme will not be known until submissions have been considered. For the patent box to be of value, key considerations must take into account the definition of an eligible patent, the definition of a medical or biotechnology patent, whether costs associated with conducting R&D and various clinical trials outside of Australia apply, and whether patents held by companies located elsewhere, but where an Australian based company has an exclusive licence to exploit the patent, can access the scheme.   

We will keep you updated on developments as details become known.

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AusBiotech 2021 offers an engaging week of exciting speakers and sessions as we unite to celebrate and champion our sector.

Join our thriving Australian and global biotechnology network throughout AusBiotech 2021 week:

  • A week of live and interactive online programming, accessible on-demand for a further 30 days
  • International and national keynote speakers
  • Expert panel discussions
  • The AusBiotech and Johnson & Johnson Innovation Industry Excellence Awards 2021
  • A full day of face-to-face sessions held at the Melbourne Convention Centre, streamed live to our on-line audience, Tuesday 26 October, followed by a networking function
  • A week of virtual AusPartnering, AusBiotech's business matching programme
  • Early-Stage Investment Forum
  • Opportunity to connect with industry through our BioIndustry Company Profile platform.

Date: 25 – 29 October 2021

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Through a series of three online seminars and a PPE network, a panel of experts from the Australia-ASEAN region will share technical knowledge and experiences related to face mask and gown testing and manufacturing with universities and industry.  

It is expected that participants will be from universities, manufacturers, health and scientific organisations interested in face masks, surgical gowns and PPE manufacturing more generally. This project will initiate dialogue between Australian and ASEAN researchers and industry through the sharing of knowledge in the symposia and the subsequent networking linkages.

Please register via Flinders Events

30th March 2021
Seminar 1 - COVID-19 PPE testing & meeting national and international standards  

25th May 2021
Seminar 2 – PPE manufacturing

24th August 2021 (rescheduled date)
Seminar 3 – PPE fitting and community/health professional education

August Seminar 3 Final

 

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 Sorry you missed these events. Keep checking the MDPP website event page for future events.

 The 'ASEAN Virtual Seminar Series: Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19' is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-ASEAN Council of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

MedTech Mondays are your chance to get advice from medtech industry experts, brought to you by the Medical Device Partnering Program

In the next instalment of our 2021 MedTech Mondays seminar series, we present a brief introduction to MDPP and the Ideas Incubator.

This will be followed by a panel session with guest experts in the MedTech industry, giving you an opportunity to ask questions related to manufacturing medical devices.

This online event will be held on:

Monday 5th July, 2021
12.30pm - 1.30pm ACDT

Register via Eventbrite

 

MedTech Mondays

MedTech Mondays are your chance to get advice from medtech industry experts, brought to you by the Medical Device Partnering Program

In the next instalment of our 2021 MedTech Mondays seminar series, we present a brief introduction to MDPP and the Ideas Incubator.

This will be followed by a Q&A Session – What is important when launching a medtech startup?

Guest presenters are:

  • Michelle Kleynhans (MedTech Actuator)
  • Dharmica Mistry (Cicada Innovations)
  • Intan Oldakowska (Perth Biodesign)

This online event will be held on:

Monday April 12, 2021
12.30pm - 1.30pm ACDT

Register via Eventbrite

 

MedTech Mondays

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