Representing Melbourne, Australia’s biomedical research capital

BioMedVic Staff

Victorian researchers have helped improve the lives of millions of people. Their research contributions have built international reputations and drive economic development in the state.

Biomedical Research Victoria (BioMedVic) is the state’s leading network of universities, academic hospitals, medical research institutes, CSIRO and other research organisations. Our vision is for the Victorian health and medical research sector to be a global leader in innovation, to improve health and to create wealth.

We help our members develop mutually beneficial relationships with one another, with industry and with government that ensure that Victoria has a stronger and sustainable research future.

The Value of Membership

Be Heard

We work to ensure that important issues that hinder our industry are tackled head on. We encourage our members to share their views and make sure they are heard.

Get Connected

We offer a great range of events, forums and networks that support greater collaboration across our sector

Shape the Agenda

We are actively involved in challenging the norms and barriers, and provide the means for our members to shape the future of research in Victoria

Building the Future

Whether through UROP or our other programs, our members are leaving their mark on the next generation of scientific leadership in Victoria

Our Involvement in the Victorian Research Community

Networks & Forums

BioMedVic Board Meeting

Co-designing the future

Our forums & networks are unique, interactive gatherings of Victoria’s leaders in medical, health and scientific research, engaged in thought-provoking discussions about how to make Victoria a global leader in health and medical innovation, improving health and creating wealth.

Advocacy

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Making Connections

BioMedVic builds relationships with key Ministers, shadow Ministers, their advisors and key bureaucrats and encourages members to share their perspectives and insights.

2017 Comms Forum panel

Submissions

BioMedVic regularly submits commentary on behalf of its members and the Victorian Health & Medical Research sector. View our latest submissions here.

Our Programs

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UROP

UROP is a unique and highly competitive scheme providing undergraduate students with first-hand experience of research in the biomedical sciences, through paid casual employment in research teams.

Parliament of Victoria

Researcher in Residence

BioMedVic’s flagship Policy Skills development program exemplifies what Biomedical Research Victoria is about: influencing the politics of science by educating researchers in political and government process and helping parliamentarians and policy makers understand what is important to researchers.

Featured News

Featured Events

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The black box – an Australian invented device that records flight data – has revolutionised global aviation safety. Read the history here: https://t.co/Rp1vq3uXiH

The black box – an Australian invented device that records flight data – has revolutionised global aviation safety. Read the history here: https://t.co/Rp1vq3uXiH

CSL welcomes Dr Brian McNamee AO and Mr Abbas Hussain to the board - appointed independent, Non-Executive Directors, effective 14 February 2018. https://t.co/CuNx7M8ZLV

CSL welcomes Dr Brian McNamee AO and Mr Abbas Hussain to the board -  appointed independent, Non-Executive Directors, effective 14 February  2018.   https://t.co/CuNx7M8ZLV

It is one of the greatest honours to be recognised by your peers.

This week three @MonashPharm researchers were acknowledged by the British Pharmacological Society for their professional contributions:

Prof Patrick Sexton, awarded the 2017 Vane Medal. (1/3)

It is one of the greatest honours to be recognised by your peers. 

This week three @MonashPharm researchers were acknowledged by the British Pharmacological Society for their professional contributions:

Prof Patrick Sexton, awarded the 2017 Vane Medal. (1/3)

This week three @MonashPharm researchers were acknowledged by the British Pharmacological Society for their professional contributions:

Dr Chris Langmead, @MIPS_DDB, awarded the 2017 Novartis Prize (2/3)

https://t.co/Nl28hqRaVU

This week three @MonashPharm researchers were acknowledged by the British Pharmacological Society for their professional contributions:

Dr Chris Langmead, @MIPS_DDB, awarded the 2017 Novartis Prize (2/3)

https://t.co/Nl28hqRaVU

Get into #STEM! New $50K p’ship w/ @RoyalSocietyVic to deliver #Vic @inspiringaus prg in @Aus_ScienceWeek. #SpringSt https://t.co/eZPivOTCUv

Get into #STEM! New $50K p’ship w/ @RoyalSocietyVic to deliver #Vic @inspiringaus prg in @Aus_ScienceWeek. #SpringSt https://t.co/eZPivOTCUv

Over the past 35 years @CochlearGlobal has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands through the gift of hearing. #ASEAN’s growing focus on health services has opened the doors to advanced #medtech opportunities https://t.co/G7GDw068Uj #ASEANNow

Over the past 35 years @CochlearGlobal has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands through the gift of hearing. #ASEAN’s growing focus on health services has opened the doors to advanced #medtech opportunities https://t.co/G7GDw068Uj #ASEANNow

Exciting opportunity to join my team in sunny Sydney: ARC Industrial Training Centre funded #PhD scholarship to study #biofilms on orthopaedic implants. Deadline Jan 19 2018. For more info see Please RT @ithreeinst @UTS_Science @UTSEngage @AUSSOCMIC

Welcome to @UNSW! We will be hosting #CuriousMind on campus this week. Female students across Australia been selected on their performance in science & maths comps to take part in this program. They'll be studying phys, chem and maths, then be matched with a mentor. #GirlsinSTEM

Welcome to @UNSW! We will be hosting #CuriousMind on campus this week. Female students across Australia been selected on their performance in science & maths comps to take part in this program. They'll be studying phys, chem and maths, then be matched with a mentor. #GirlsinSTEM

This is why it's time to #TakeOnTyphoid ⏰💪💉

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https://t.co/d2gjGqlgl2

Welcome to Asia Pac #JLABS! Your neighbours in #Australia & #NZ looking forward to working w you! @JNJInnovation @JanssenANZ @GavinJJMANZ

In just 40 years, @Deakin has transformed from modest regional institution into one of the world’s leading young universities. Congratulations on winning the 2017 #Education and Training Award: https://t.co/sH1GXIt8BT #ExportAwards

In just 40 years, @Deakin has transformed from modest regional institution into one of the world’s leading young universities. Congratulations on winning the 2017 #Education and Training Award: https://t.co/sH1GXIt8BT #ExportAwards

Flexibility is the right of return to work parents. Susan Halliday writes about parenting and returning to work for #SurgicalNews (pages 26-27). https://t.co/R2BUyZqL37

Flexibility is the right of return to work parents. Susan Halliday writes about parenting and returning to work for #SurgicalNews  (pages 26-27). https://t.co/R2BUyZqL37

Ahhhh, now I get it! Great little video showing how these storms will just keep on forming in the coming days #scicomm #thebigwet

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Our new manufacturing facility in Victoria is expected to produce therapies with an estimated annual market value of $850 million as well as generate up to 200 new jobs by 2026. via @YouTube

Apply or nominate a colleague for this joint initiative celebrating #Victoria’s #medicalresearch leaders @BioMedVic @biomelb @ConverSci @RoyalSocietyVic @veskiorg @AAMRI_Aus @VicCompCancerCr

Are you at Therapeutic Innovation Australia’s 4th National Translational Research Capacity Forum at in Parkville?

Register for our eNewsletter (drop your business card in our box) & be in the running for great door prize. Meet Centre Manager Dr Paul Wynne at our sponsor’s table.

Are you at Therapeutic Innovation Australia’s 4th National Translational Research Capacity Forum at in Parkville?

Register for our eNewsletter (drop your business card in our box) & be in the running for great door prize. Meet Centre Manager Dr Paul Wynne at our sponsor’s table.
Are you at Therapeutic Innovation Australia’s 4th National Translational Research Capacity Forum at in Parkville?

Register for our eNewsletter (drop your business card in our box) & be in the running for great door prize. Meet Centre Manager Dr Paul Wynne at our sponsor’s table.

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the 1st islet transplant undertaken in VIC. Since then, we have performed islet isolations that have helped 46 people across Aus; with our partner @StVincentsMelb we have performed islet transplants for 14 recipients.https://t.co/9MlQvJYMMZ

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the 1st islet transplant undertaken in VIC. Since then, we have performed islet isolations that have helped 46 people across Aus; with our partner @StVincentsMelb we have performed islet transplants for 14 recipients.https://t.co/9MlQvJYMMZ

We connect scientists with policy makers! Read about @BioMedVic Researcher in Residence Joanne Enticott's work with health services research policy at @VicGovDHHS here: https://t.co/0hdYNrvoUE

We connect scientists with policy makers! Read about @BioMedVic Researcher in Residence Joanne Enticott's work with health services research policy at @VicGovDHHS here: https://t.co/0hdYNrvoUE

This week three @MonashPharm researchers were acknowledged by the British Pharmacological Society for their professional contributions:

Dr Chris Langmead, @MIPS_DDB, awarded the 2017 Novartis Prize (2/3)

https://t.co/Nl28hqRaVU

This week three @MonashPharm researchers were acknowledged by the British Pharmacological Society for their professional contributions:

Dr Chris Langmead, @MIPS_DDB, awarded the 2017 Novartis Prize (2/3)

https://t.co/Nl28hqRaVU

The Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (@MMIC_Melb) is a partnership between @MIPS_Australia & @VicGovAu bringing innovative solutions to manufacturing in Victoria.

Today we welcome the MMIC Industry Advisory Board to #MonashParkville for their Board Meeting.

The Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (@MMIC_Melb) is a partnership between @MIPS_Australia & @VicGovAu bringing innovative solutions to manufacturing in Victoria.

Today we welcome the MMIC Industry Advisory Board to #MonashParkville for their Board Meeting.

.@CSL Opens $230m Advanced #Albumin Manufacturing Facility - subscribe to Biotech Daily

"I have seen personally the damage viruses can cause," says polio survivor & @CSL #FloreyMedal winner Elizabeth Rakoczy @TallpoppiesAIPS @AAMRI_Aus Elizabeth explains her work in this video https://t.co/JgwLxE90Jh

"I have seen personally the damage viruses can cause," says polio survivor & @CSL #FloreyMedal winner Elizabeth Rakoczy @TallpoppiesAIPS @AAMRI_Aus Elizabeth explains her work in this video https://t.co/JgwLxE90Jh

Just announced | $640 million #NHMRC investment into world-leading health and medical research in Australia. https://t.co/x59CcGqqAf

Just announced | $640 million #NHMRC investment into world-leading health and medical research in Australia. https://t.co/x59CcGqqAf

Our @MIPS_Australia Director, Prof Chris Porter, is a Keynote Speaker this week at the @APSA_News @ASCEPTanz 2017 Joint Scientific Meeting in Brisbane 5-8 December.

We are proud to be major sponsors of #APSAASCEPT 2017: a leading scientific meeting for Australia & NZ. #medicines

Our @MIPS_Australia Director, Prof Chris Porter, is a Keynote Speaker this week at the @APSA_News @ASCEPTanz 2017 Joint Scientific Meeting in Brisbane 5-8 December.

We are proud to be major sponsors of #APSAASCEPT 2017: a leading scientific meeting for Australia & NZ. #medicines

We're announcing a strategic collaboration and purchase option agreement with Vitaeris, a Canadian company that's developing an antibody that could help fight rejection of transplanted organs. Learn more: https://t.co/hXGAgskJRF

We're announcing a strategic collaboration and purchase option agreement with Vitaeris, a Canadian company that's developing an antibody that could help fight rejection of transplanted organs. Learn more: https://t.co/hXGAgskJRF

Our research study @Austin_Health into coffee tds for treatment of fatty liver disease - results expected early next year! @ZaidArdalan

Our research study @Austin_Health into coffee tds for treatment of fatty liver disease - results expected early next year! @ZaidArdalan

Connecting the #Victorian #health #innovation ecosystem benefits everyone. Invest your time to complete this survey @veskiorg @RoyalSocietyVic @AusBiotech @MTPConnect_AUS @MTAA5 @biomelb @BioMedVic @VictorianBIO @AgilentChem

At the 2017 Research Endowment Fund Plenary Lecture on “Leadership & lessons for academia from industry” @StVincentsMelb delivered by Dr Glenn Begley CEO @BioCurate

At the 2017 Research Endowment Fund Plenary Lecture on “Leadership & lessons for academia from industry” @StVincentsMelb delivered by Dr Glenn Begley CEO @BioCurate

@the_green_pen @RoyalSocietyVic @BioMedVic @scienceinpublic Great projects very well presented. Love seeing this future talent.

$9.5m #NHMRC membrane protein grant: Congrats to MIPS Prof Patrick Sexton & Prof Arthur Christopoulos together with collaborators Prof Christos Pantelis (UoM) & Prof Rob Parton (UQ).

Today’s grant follows the 2016 GSK Award for Research Excellence: 🎥 https://t.co/qd3aObvcl4

The VIC Fresh Scientists hearing from Leonie Walsh, Jan Tennent & Peter Binks on science & industry, in the beautiful @RoyalSocietyVic building. #freshsci #BHERT @BioMedVic @lkw_sci @scienceinpublic

The VIC Fresh Scientists hearing from Leonie Walsh, Jan Tennent & Peter Binks on science & industry, in the beautiful @RoyalSocietyVic building. #freshsci #BHERT @BioMedVic @lkw_sci @scienceinpublic
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