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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Learn how to secure your IP and use it to gain a competitive advantage in DCC's @SmallBizFestVic workshop in Ballarat. Register here: https://t.co/Qqpk6XJ5jO .

@businessvic #SmallBizFestVic

Learn how to secure your IP and use it to gain a competitive advantage in DCC's @SmallBizFestVic workshop in Ballarat. Register here:  https://t.co/Qqpk6XJ5jO .

 @businessvic #SmallBizFestVic

Commenting on his CSL Behring internship, Michael, from the ‘class of 2017’, said; “The program boosted our professional confidence and helped us understand our role in delivering value to the company and patients”. Applications for 2019 now open https://t.co/6KH6jx0bIz

Commenting on his CSL Behring internship, Michael, from the ‘class of 2017’, said; “The program boosted our professional confidence and helped us understand our role in delivering value to the company and patients”. Applications for 2019 now open https://t.co/6KH6jx0bIz

Love this messaging from @LauraAndersonGL as we build the startup ecosystem ... we collaborate to build a star team rather than a team of stars! 🙌💕🙏🏼 @tsushow @LaunchVic @stoneandchalk #goodsshedmelbourne

Love this messaging from @LauraAndersonGL as we build the startup ecosystem ... we collaborate to build a star team rather than a team of stars! 🙌💕🙏🏼 @tsushow @LaunchVic @stoneandchalk #goodsshedmelbourne

Celebrating the creation of an awesome space that brings people together and catalysed innovation by enabling disciplines and ideas to intersect. The Goods Shed, Victoria’s Innovation Hub. Fueling the #startup state. @VicGovAu @LaunchVic @DEDJTR

Celebrating the creation of an awesome space that brings people together and catalysed innovation by enabling disciplines and ideas to intersect. The Goods Shed, Victoria’s Innovation Hub. Fueling the #startup state. @VicGovAu @LaunchVic @DEDJTR
Celebrating the creation of an awesome space that brings people together and catalysed innovation by enabling disciplines and ideas to intersect. The Goods Shed, Victoria’s Innovation Hub. Fueling the #startup state. @VicGovAu @LaunchVic @DEDJTR
Celebrating the creation of an awesome space that brings people together and catalysed innovation by enabling disciplines and ideas to intersect. The Goods Shed, Victoria’s Innovation Hub. Fueling the #startup state. @VicGovAu @LaunchVic @DEDJTR
Celebrating the creation of an awesome space that brings people together and catalysed innovation by enabling disciplines and ideas to intersect. The Goods Shed, Victoria’s Innovation Hub. Fueling the #startup state. @VicGovAu @LaunchVic @DEDJTR

By creating demand for the HPV vaccine in developing countries through the empowerment of girls, @girleffect and Gavi's partnership stretches far beyond immunisation.

#SDGs #EnoughNCDs

WATCH:

Global #HealthSecurity is under threat from rising number of epidemics driven by a mix of
🌳 climate change
⚠️ conflict
🏙️ urbanisation &
➡️ mass migration

The Alliance & partners are working to mitigate the risk of outbreaks on several fronts:
https://t.co/PKIrZytxHa

Global #HealthSecurity is under threat from rising number of epidemics driven by a mix of 
🌳 climate change
 ⚠️ conflict
🏙️ urbanisation &
➡️ mass migration

The Alliance & partners are working to mitigate the risk of outbreaks on several fronts: 
https://t.co/PKIrZytxHa

Do you have advanced manufacturing experience from the automotive industry?

Would your expertise be transferrable Victorian pharmaceutical manufacturing?

Find out more at our #auto2pharma information session. Bookings essential: https://t.co/CVK8N4iZJT
#biotech #medtech #pharma

Do you have advanced manufacturing experience from the automotive industry?

Would your expertise be transferrable Victorian pharmaceutical manufacturing?

Find out more at our #auto2pharma information session. Bookings essential: https://t.co/CVK8N4iZJT
#biotech #medtech #pharma

Elixir for everything? Private stem cell clinics, hope, hype, and horror. What is it driving some people to try? And what laws protect them? @natashamitchell
asks a patient, and the science/ethics experts at #ISSCR2018 https://t.co/Zr5u7Kj0Q6 cc @CaulfieldTim @pknoepfler

Elixir for everything? Private stem cell clinics, hope, hype, and horror. What is it driving some people to try? And what laws protect them? @natashamitchell
asks a patient, and the science/ethics experts at #ISSCR2018 https://t.co/Zr5u7Kj0Q6 cc @CaulfieldTim  @pknoepfler

Gina Bundle from our #Aboriginal women's health unit is one of the inspirational women sharing their experience on ABC Radio for #NAIDOCWeek as part of the #BecauseOfHerWeCan series. Listen to her incredible journey here: https://t.co/GBKZaLAgK3 #NAIDOC @ABCNews @abcmelbourne

Gina Bundle from our #Aboriginal women's health unit is one of the inspirational women sharing their experience on ABC Radio for #NAIDOCWeek as part of the #BecauseOfHerWeCan series. Listen to her incredible journey here: https://t.co/GBKZaLAgK3 #NAIDOC @ABCNews @abcmelbourne

Help wanted: CEO to run a $330M fund in search of breakthrough biotech ideas https://t.co/wTUzoy6Xix

Help wanted: CEO to run a $330M fund in search of breakthrough biotech ideas https://t.co/wTUzoy6Xix

As principle sponsor of the @UROP_Biomedvic student program, it’s incredibly rewarding for our scientists to mentor and nurture the #nextgen of #biomed researchers – and what a promising bunch they are! Best of luck for the conference 🧪🧫👩‍🔬👨‍🔬.

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“@UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day 2018 Friday 20 July. Come celebrate UROP and see what amazing work these talented undergraduate students are doi...

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Thrilled to be linking with Victoria’s goldfields history to celebrate the launch of the @MCEC extension awash with world class design - connectedness - vibrancy - innovation - collaboration - social connection - event experiences & mind expansion @ClubMelbourne #shapedbyyou

Thrilled to be linking with Victoria’s goldfields history to celebrate the launch of the @MCEC extension awash with world class design - connectedness - vibrancy - innovation - collaboration - social connection - event experiences & mind expansion @ClubMelbourne #shapedbyyou
Thrilled to be linking with Victoria’s goldfields history to celebrate the launch of the @MCEC extension awash with world class design - connectedness - vibrancy - innovation - collaboration - social connection - event experiences & mind expansion @ClubMelbourne #shapedbyyou
Thrilled to be linking with Victoria’s goldfields history to celebrate the launch of the @MCEC extension awash with world class design - connectedness - vibrancy - innovation - collaboration - social connection - event experiences & mind expansion @ClubMelbourne #shapedbyyou
Thrilled to be linking with Victoria’s goldfields history to celebrate the launch of the @MCEC extension awash with world class design - connectedness - vibrancy - innovation - collaboration - social connection - event experiences & mind expansion @ClubMelbourne #shapedbyyou

Australia’s newest event space has arrived, with our expansion site officially announced open this morning. #shapedbyyou #morespaceformelbourne
https://t.co/TtXmxbfbfx

Australia’s newest event space has arrived,  with our expansion site officially announced open this morning. #shapedbyyou #morespaceformelbourne
https://t.co/TtXmxbfbfx
Australia’s newest event space has arrived,  with our expansion site officially announced open this morning. #shapedbyyou #morespaceformelbourne
https://t.co/TtXmxbfbfx
Australia’s newest event space has arrived,  with our expansion site officially announced open this morning. #shapedbyyou #morespaceformelbourne
https://t.co/TtXmxbfbfx
Australia’s newest event space has arrived,  with our expansion site officially announced open this morning. #shapedbyyou #morespaceformelbourne
https://t.co/TtXmxbfbfx

Researchers have identified a weak spot in the protein that makes up the walls of bacteria, a discovery that may usher in new ways to fight antibiotic-resistant illness https://t.co/yr94iF1OrA

Researchers have identified a weak spot in the protein that makes up the walls of bacteria, a discovery that may usher in new ways to fight antibiotic-resistant illness https://t.co/yr94iF1OrA

One shot given 💉... 5 diseases beaten! 💪

The pentavalent vaccine is a medical miracle and a life-saver for millions of children around the world 🙌

– via @UNICEF

https://t.co/DOcdVnW9PY

One shot given 💉... 5 diseases beaten! 💪

The pentavalent vaccine is a medical miracle and a life-saver for millions of children around the world 🙌 

– via @UNICEF 

https://t.co/DOcdVnW9PY
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A couple of interesting hashtag to watch today #BIOWC18 in the US and #BiomedicalScienceDay2018 in the UK.

And it’s Thursday of course... so #FlashBackThursday to earlier to May this year - “Australia makes its mark in biotechnology” via @nature https://t.co/viRmpt1NYt

A couple of interesting hashtag to watch today #BIOWC18 in the US and #BiomedicalScienceDay2018 in the UK. 

And it’s Thursday of course... so #FlashBackThursday to earlier to May this year - “Australia makes its mark in biotechnology” via @nature https://t.co/viRmpt1NYt
A couple of interesting hashtag to watch today #BIOWC18 in the US and #BiomedicalScienceDay2018 in the UK. 

And it’s Thursday of course... so #FlashBackThursday to earlier to May this year - “Australia makes its mark in biotechnology” via @nature https://t.co/viRmpt1NYt
A couple of interesting hashtag to watch today #BIOWC18 in the US and #BiomedicalScienceDay2018 in the UK. 

And it’s Thursday of course... so #FlashBackThursday to earlier to May this year - “Australia makes its mark in biotechnology” via @nature https://t.co/viRmpt1NYt

Imagine a surgeon needing to replace a damaged bone takes a scan of the body part, emails it to an onsite manufacturer who then prints off the customised implant and delivers it for use. This is no longer science fiction thanks to the work of @Anatomics: https://t.co/GUpLD6T7R5

Imagine a surgeon needing to replace a damaged bone takes a scan of the body part, emails it to an onsite manufacturer who then prints off the customised implant and delivers it for use. This is no longer science fiction thanks to the work of @Anatomics: https://t.co/GUpLD6T7R5
Imagine a surgeon needing to replace a damaged bone takes a scan of the body part, emails it to an onsite manufacturer who then prints off the customised implant and delivers it for use. This is no longer science fiction thanks to the work of @Anatomics: https://t.co/GUpLD6T7R5

For 100 years Seqirus has been on the front line in the fight against influenza. This season, our team have been working around the clock to produce an additional 700,000 adult flu vaccines for Australia.

For 100 years Seqirus has been on the front line in the fight against influenza. This season, our team have been working around the clock to produce an additional 700,000 adult flu vaccines for Australia.

Please tune in to ABC 774 Afternoons Program with Richelle Hunt on @abcmelbourne to hear our CEO @Richard_Vines talk about our new KnowledgeBase, an online resource for rare cancer patients and carers, which we launched today!

Explore here: https://t.co/LoNpWf3o4m

Please tune in to ABC 774 Afternoons Program with Richelle Hunt on @abcmelbourne to hear our CEO @Richard_Vines talk about our new KnowledgeBase, an online resource for rare cancer patients and carers, which we launched today!

Explore here: https://t.co/LoNpWf3o4m

Gina Bundle from our #Aboriginal women's health unit is one of the inspirational women sharing their experience on ABC Radio for #NAIDOCWeek as part of the #BecauseOfHerWeCan series. Listen to her incredible journey here: https://t.co/GBKZaLAgK3 #NAIDOC @ABCNews @abcmelbourne

Gina Bundle from our #Aboriginal women's health unit is one of the inspirational women sharing their experience on ABC Radio for #NAIDOCWeek as part of the #BecauseOfHerWeCan series. Listen to her incredible journey here: https://t.co/GBKZaLAgK3 #NAIDOC @ABCNews @abcmelbourne

Do you have advanced manufacturing experience from the automotive industry?

Would your expertise be transferrable Victorian pharmaceutical manufacturing?

Find out more at our #auto2pharma information session. Bookings essential: https://t.co/CVK8N4iZJT
#biotech #medtech #pharma

Do you have advanced manufacturing experience from the automotive industry?

Would your expertise be transferrable Victorian pharmaceutical manufacturing?

Find out more at our #auto2pharma information session. Bookings essential: https://t.co/CVK8N4iZJT
#biotech #medtech #pharma

Read about our Eyes on the Rd outreach program, a collab btwn us, @northernhealth_ @easternhealthau, where our #neonatal nurses travel to #preterm babies to deliver an #eye scan for #retinopathyofprematurity, which can cause blindness if untreated

Eye test offered to preterm babies closer to home

Preterm babies at risk of a serious eye abnormality that can cause blindness are benefitting from a unique program between three Melbourne health serv...

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As principle sponsor of the @UROP_Biomedvic student program, it’s incredibly rewarding for our scientists to mentor and nurture the #nextgen of #biomed researchers – and what a promising bunch they are! Best of luck for the conference 🧪🧫👩‍🔬👨‍🔬.

UROP - BioMedVic on Twitter

“@UROP_Biomedvic Conference Day 2018 Friday 20 July. Come celebrate UROP and see what amazing work these talented undergraduate students are doi...

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Are you a Victorian #LifeSciences #Physics #Engineering #astronomy researcher needing to travel to test a commercial idea or undertake specialist training? @EMCRForum @BioMedVic @MelbSpace @knowledgemelb @RoyalSocietyVic @melbournemuseum

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“Help highlight how research & development of international significance is conducted in Victoria & nominate a leading researcher for 20...

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Applications for the CSL 2019 graduate program are now open. Curious? Our graduate alumni explain the benefits of the program in this short video: https://t.co/zaTaUalAaH For more information visit: https://t.co/6KH6jx0bIz

Applications for the CSL 2019 graduate program are now open. Curious? Our graduate alumni explain the benefits of the program in this short video: https://t.co/zaTaUalAaH For more information visit:  https://t.co/6KH6jx0bIz

Fantastic collaborative program led by our Neonatal Services team to provide better care to our tiniest patients across three health services. Well done to all involved #healthinnovation #retinopathyofprematurity

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“#Premature babies can be at risk of a serious #eye abnormality that can cause #blindness. These tiny babies now receive scanning & treatmen...

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Seqirus is on the front line of influenza protection and proud to partner with the @HumanVacProject to help accelerate development of a #universalvaccine. https://t.co/fWV1MaT9VF

Seqirus is on the front line of influenza protection and proud to partner with the @HumanVacProject to help accelerate development of a #universalvaccine. https://t.co/fWV1MaT9VF

Check out this month's @easternhealthau #alliedhealth research news - 3 minute presentation success, DAA conference highlights and more https://t.co/YROVAETMNA

Check out this month's @easternhealthau #alliedhealth research news - 3 minute presentation success, DAA conference highlights and more https://t.co/YROVAETMNA
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