Representing Melbourne, Australia’s biomedical research capital

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

Group

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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Keep In Touch

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For @Aus_ScienceWeek we’re celebrating CSL’s past visionaries, who are responsible for important discoveries in #science that we continue to benefit from today. First up, our #scientists measuring the potency of insulin which helped improve international standards #ScienceWeek

For @Aus_ScienceWeek we’re celebrating CSL’s past visionaries, who are responsible for important discoveries in #science that we continue to benefit from today. First up, our #scientists measuring the potency of insulin which helped improve international standards #ScienceWeek

Spotted: one of our wonderful @UROP_Biomedvic students winning an award at the UROP student conference! Well done to Olivia and her supervisor @Avnika_R - just 2 examples of the brilliant success of this program for getting undergraduates into research labs. #uropinspired

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“Congratulations to the #UROPinspired presentation winners; Olivia D’Rozario, Jet Osborne and Kathleen Zeglinski! Celebrating the fantasti...

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At last ... in the house at NWC2019. So exciting & excited! Warming up for 1st semi final @AussieDiamonds v Sth Africa Go Diamonds 💎 🇦🇺 #ThisIsNetball

At last ... in the house at NWC2019. So exciting & excited! Warming up for 1st semi final @AussieDiamonds v Sth Africa Go Diamonds 💎 🇦🇺 #ThisIsNetball
At last ... in the house at NWC2019. So exciting & excited! Warming up for 1st semi final @AussieDiamonds v Sth Africa Go Diamonds 💎 🇦🇺 #ThisIsNetball

Did you know that you can publish for free at the @BioMedVic Events Diary to share your event with a wider network? It will be included in our online calendar and will reach stakeholders' inboxes. Submit your event today: https://t.co/ouvNznfVMh #EventsDiary

Did you know that you can publish for free at the @BioMedVic Events Diary to share your event with a wider network? It will be included in our online calendar and will reach stakeholders' inboxes. Submit your event today: https://t.co/ouvNznfVMh #EventsDiary

Read @CatrionaNR interview for @BioMedVic: https://t.co/u1W7KkSueg Since her @UROP_Biomedvic placement in 2013, her career has sky-rocketed! Read on and get #UROPinspired

Read @CatrionaNR interview for @BioMedVic: https://t.co/u1W7KkSueg Since her @UROP_Biomedvic placement in 2013, her career has sky-rocketed! Read on and get #UROPinspired

Our Director of Intensive Care Research, Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO, today received the @BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award, honouring his prolific contribution to medical research. Congratulations Prof Bellomo!

Our Director of Intensive Care Research, Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO, today received the @BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award, honouring his prolific contribution to medical research. Congratulations Prof Bellomo!

Eastern Health and Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) have partnered to provide a new support system to people experiencing elder abuse across Melbourne’s east. Find out more: https://t.co/iyi2KkE1ca

Eastern Health and Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) have partnered to provide a new support system to people experiencing elder abuse across Melbourne’s east. Find out more: https://t.co/iyi2KkE1ca

Join us as we celebrate the remarkable Prof Rinaldo Bellomo AO at the Award ceremony this Thu 26 June @Austin_Health 4.30-6.00pm. Read more & Register
Spread the word!!🏆 https://t.co/pN7efjksqS

Join us as we celebrate the remarkable Prof Rinaldo Bellomo AO at the Award ceremony this Thu 26 June @Austin_Health 4.30-6.00pm. Read more & Register  
Spread the word!!🏆 https://t.co/pN7efjksqS

@BioMedVic @Austin_Health Love you to join us @iculisah @jones_daza @PetervanWijnga2 @tomegirl40 @Bio21Institute to celebrate the remarkable Prof Rinaldo Bellomo AO at the BioMedVic Award event this Thu 26 June @Austin_Health 4.30-6.00pm. Read more & Register Spread the word!!

BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Career Recognition Award

Join BioMedVic and Austin Health to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO Recipient of the BioMedVic Cl...

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@BioMedVic @Austin_Health Congratulations Prof @BellomoRinaldo! Latest papers and some facts are on display outside the Library

@BioMedVic @Austin_Health Congratulations Prof @BellomoRinaldo! Latest papers and some facts are on display outside the Library

Today as part of our employee awards season, we celebrated the achievements of our staff in the Yarra Ranges region. Lynne (pictured with Chief Executive, David Plunkett) was recognised and thanked for her 45 years of wonderful service to Eastern Heath.

Today as part of our employee awards season, we celebrated the achievements of our staff in the Yarra Ranges region. Lynne (pictured with Chief Executive, David Plunkett) was recognised and thanked for her 45 years of wonderful service to Eastern Heath.

RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6

RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6
RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6
RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6
RA Media Release, 23 June - Australia tops medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2; Australian Rowing Team takes home 3 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze on final day in Poland #WRCPoznan #Rowing #Olympics #Paralympics #SportAUS - https://t.co/EobH5lNHN6

Did you miss the news overnight!

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK

Did you miss the news overnight! 

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam 

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK
Did you miss the news overnight! 

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam 

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK
Did you miss the news overnight! 

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam 

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK
Did you miss the news overnight! 

Australia topped both the medal and points table at World Rowing Cup 2 in Poland! We wrapped up the regatta with a total of four gold, three silver and four bronze medals! Read more below! #WRCPoznan #Rowing #ARTeam 

https://t.co/RcqlHp67sK
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📅 Applications closing SOON! The @UROP_Biomedvic round is open until 23 Aug! ⏳
* Students, read this page to prepare a successful application: https://t.co/2LwHs1o985
* Supervisors, fill in and submit your project using the form you will find here: https://t.co/Q1ATkgNOS2

📅 Applications closing SOON! The @UROP_Biomedvic round is open until 23 Aug! ⏳ 
* Students, read this page to prepare a successful application: https://t.co/2LwHs1o985
* Supervisors, fill in and submit your project using the form you will find here: https://t.co/Q1ATkgNOS2

My week on Twitter 🎉: 2 Mentions, 767 Mention Reach, 22 Likes, 8 Retweets, 7.68K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 2 Mentions, 767 Mention Reach, 22 Likes, 8 Retweets, 7.68K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

Do you want to give more visibility to your event? Submit it to @BioMedVic’s Events Diary and it will reach the inboxes of more than 1700 subscribers 🗓️ Submit your event here: https://t.co/laoLrC61s3

Do you want to give more visibility to your event? Submit it to @BioMedVic’s Events Diary and it will reach the inboxes of more than 1700 subscribers 🗓️ Submit your event here: https://t.co/laoLrC61s3

The new @UROP_Biomedvic round is open!

* Students, read this page carefully to prepare a successful application: https://t.co/o74WA46ITY

* Supervisors, fill in and submit the form you will find here with your project: https://t.co/OZ5AcT0wY4

The new @UROP_Biomedvic round is open! 

* Students, read this page carefully to prepare a successful application: https://t.co/o74WA46ITY

* Supervisors, fill in and submit the form you will find here with your project: https://t.co/OZ5AcT0wY4

Are you an undergraduate student looking for opportunities? @UROP_Biomedvic provides with first-hand #research experience through paid casual employment in teams around Melbourne. Students applications are now open! Read more: https://t.co/2LwHs1o985 #UROPinspired

Are you an undergraduate student looking for opportunities? @UROP_Biomedvic provides with first-hand #research experience through paid casual employment in teams around Melbourne. Students applications are now open! Read more: https://t.co/2LwHs1o985 #UROPinspired

Accessing #cancer drugs is a hot topic, it’s an exciting time for medicines. New drugs & therapies, new approaches, a changing industry & growing community expectations - Prof Andrew Wilson #PBAC chair on #PBS now & future #monlunchlive

Accessing #cancer drugs is a hot topic, it’s an exciting time for medicines. New drugs & therapies, new approaches, a changing industry & growing community expectations - Prof Andrew Wilson #PBAC chair on #PBS now & future #monlunchlive
Accessing #cancer drugs is a hot topic, it’s an exciting time for medicines. New drugs & therapies, new approaches, a changing industry & growing community expectations - Prof Andrew Wilson #PBAC chair on #PBS now & future #monlunchlive
Accessing #cancer drugs is a hot topic, it’s an exciting time for medicines. New drugs & therapies, new approaches, a changing industry & growing community expectations - Prof Andrew Wilson #PBAC chair on #PBS now & future #monlunchlive

It's #NationalScienceWeek! From @BioMedVic, we celebrate the remarkable research in Victoria and thank @Aus_ScienceWeek for inspiring our talent one more year. Happy National #scienceweek2019 Australia! 🧪🔬💻📚

It's #NationalScienceWeek! From @BioMedVic, we celebrate the remarkable research in Victoria and thank @Aus_ScienceWeek for inspiring our talent one more year. Happy National #scienceweek2019 Australia! 🧪🔬💻📚

Are you an Early Career Researcher in Victoria? This will interest you: applications are open for the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research. Applications close Sept 30th. Find out more: https://t.co/EJUbBmLXiI

Are you an Early Career Researcher in Victoria? This will interest you: applications are open for the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research. Applications close Sept 30th. Find out more: https://t.co/EJUbBmLXiI

Applications are now open for the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research, recognising exceptional contributions and capabilities of Victoria’s emerging Early Career Researchers. Read more here: https://t.co/N1DDrJQeUJ

Applications are now open for the 2020 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research, recognising exceptional contributions and capabilities of Victoria’s emerging Early Career Researchers. Read more here: https://t.co/N1DDrJQeUJ

Researchers, would you like to become #UROP Supervisors? You can submit your project now and @BioMedVic will custom-match a student for your lab. Submissions closing August 23rd! More info here: https://t.co/sXHhV2SbTb

Researchers, would you like to become #UROP Supervisors? You can submit your project now and @BioMedVic will custom-match a student for your lab. Submissions closing August 23rd! More info here: https://t.co/sXHhV2SbTb

An exciting day for CSL as we announce an agreement to build world-class laboratories and offices to house the company’s global corporate headquarters in the heart of the Parkville @melbbiomed biomedical precinct. On the move to 645 Elizabeth St in 2024!

An exciting day for CSL as we announce an agreement to build world-class laboratories and offices to house the company’s global corporate headquarters in the heart of the Parkville @melbbiomed biomedical precinct. On the move to 645 Elizabeth St in 2024!

My week on Twitter 🎉: 12 Likes, 3 Retweets, 718 Retweet Reach, 7 New Followers. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 12 Likes, 3 Retweets, 718 Retweet Reach, 7 New Followers. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

Do you want to get real-world research experience while exploring an exciting science project? Apply for #UROP! Applications are open until 23rd of August: https://t.co/baGEfYftFk
#UROPinspired

Do you want to get real-world research experience while exploring an exciting science project? Apply for #UROP! Applications are open until 23rd of August: https://t.co/baGEfYftFk 
#UROPinspired

The @UROP_BioMedVic Conference Day was a success! Thank you all for sharing your research. The future is bright with these scientists! Special thanks to our Keynote, Judges, Chairs and Presenters 🔬💻 And of course to our Principal Sponsor @CSL! We are so #UROPinspired

The @UROP_BioMedVic Conference Day was a success! Thank you all for sharing your research. The future is bright with these scientists! Special thanks to our Keynote, Judges, Chairs and Presenters 🔬💻 And of course to our Principal Sponsor @CSL! We are so #UROPinspired
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