Strengthening Victoria’s relationships with Osaka

BioMedVic CEO Prof Jan Tennent bolstered international bridges for clinical research and trials this month, as she hosted a delegation from Osaka to discuss professional exchange opportunities abroad for Victoria’s clinicians and scientists. Continue reading

BioMedVic Members in the Spotlight at AusBiotech 2016

Members will be pleased to hear that – once again – Biomedical Research Victoria is assisting the Victorian Government with the state’s presence at the upcoming AusBiotech 2016 International BioFest conference.

The event is expected to attract over 2,000 delegates from around the world to Melbourne in October – and we have been busy ensuring Victorian researchers from academia and industry receive the attention they deserve.  Continue reading

Through an international lens …

It’s often difficult to gauge just how highly Victoria’s health and medical research capabilities are respected until you leave our shores.

From 24 February – 2 March inclusive I was part of the 2016 City of Melbourne Business Missions to China and Medical Japan, the latter also involving the Victorian Government. China and Japan are respectively Australia’s first and second largest trading partners and among the most innovative nations in the world, so the mission offered me the chance to promote the life sciences research capabilities of the state and in particular of the members of Biomedical Research Victoria. Continue reading