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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Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills are increasingly in demand. This map shows the exciting programs in Vic designed to encourage young people to engage with STEM #IHeartScience @NYSF @ASTA_online @UROP_Biomedvic

STEM Educators Network on Twitter

“Victoria's Lead Scientist, Dr. Amanda Caples (@Vic_LeadSci), recently released a map of #STEM related #resources, programs and activities acros...

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The importance of labelling! Rather than "Artificial Intelligence", David Mast @IBM talks about "Augmented Intelligence" because it's designed to help us make better decisions. Great #BioBreakfast speeches launching #innovationwk! @ASIForum @biomelb @atse_au @RoyalSocietyVic

It's great to be at the launch of Innovation Week 2018 Melbourne with @ASIForum, @atse_au and @biomelb. Starting the conversation now on "Making industry #partnerships work" #innovationwk

It's great to be at the launch of Innovation Week 2018 Melbourne with @ASIForum, @atse_au and @biomelb. Starting the conversation now on "Making industry #partnerships work" #innovationwk

#LESANZEvent 22nd November Seminar #IP and Competition Law Reforms – Impacts on IP #Licensing - Over 20 reforms directly impact IP licensing. This seminar summarises the changes in the context of licensing practice hosted by @WatermarkIP https://t.co/XIPUPcd03c

#LESANZEvent 22nd November Seminar #IP and Competition Law Reforms – Impacts on IP #Licensing - Over 20 reforms directly impact IP licensing. This seminar summarises the changes in the context of licensing practice hosted by @WatermarkIP  https://t.co/XIPUPcd03c

Have a chat with a #NobelLaureate. The Comprehensive Cancer PhD Program #cancerphd presents Prof Peter Doherty @ProfPCDoherty Wed 14 Nov, 4-6pm, to discuss his love of science, travel and writing. Register to attend and ask your question: https://t.co/gRzZXj5fCZ

Have a chat with a #NobelLaureate. The Comprehensive Cancer PhD Program #cancerphd presents Prof Peter Doherty @ProfPCDoherty Wed 14 Nov, 4-6pm, to discuss his love of science, travel and writing. Register to attend and ask your question: https://t.co/gRzZXj5fCZ

A pleasure to be reimagining #research #leadership once again ⁦@Swinburne⁩ at the Reading Room at Cafe Blac. Inspiring people, great venue. The vital journey from leading researcher to research leader.

A pleasure to be reimagining #research #leadership once again ⁦@Swinburne⁩ at the Reading Room at Cafe Blac. Inspiring people, great venue. The vital journey from leading researcher to research leader.

Marie Curie was a Nobel Laureate of many firsts: the first woman to be awarded a #NobelPrize, the first person to be awarded the prize twice and still the only person to receive the prize in two different scientific fields.

Marie Curie was a Nobel Laureate of many firsts: the first woman to be awarded a #NobelPrize, the first person to be awarded the prize twice and still the only person to receive the prize in two different scientific fields.

Great to catch up at Bio Europe with our manufacturing partners @KBIBiopharma and @SelexisSA who are making great progress with AD-214

Great to catch up at Bio Europe with our manufacturing partners @KBIBiopharma and @SelexisSA who are making great progress with AD-214

Today on Marie Curie’s birthday we celebrate the fantastic #radoncwomen at @PeterMacCC who bring excellence to our #RadOnc department! @TargetingCancer @FacRadOncology #RadOnc #WomenWhoCurie @RadOncWomenDocs

Today on Marie Curie’s birthday we celebrate the fantastic #radoncwomen at @PeterMacCC who bring excellence to our #RadOnc department!  @TargetingCancer @FacRadOncology #RadOnc #WomenWhoCurie  @RadOncWomenDocs

We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Dr Daniel Christidis. Our thoughts are with his family during this extremely difficult time.

Staff affected by Daniel's death are encouraged to access counselling and support from the EAP on 1300 360 364 or via the Hub.

You can subscribe to our #newsletter to receive all @BioMedVic news, events and opportunities straight to your inbox. And, of course, @UROP_Biomedvic updates! Subscribe here: https://t.co/IYbXUUTuBn

You can subscribe to our #newsletter to receive all @BioMedVic news, events and opportunities straight to your inbox. And, of course, @UROP_Biomedvic updates! Subscribe here: https://t.co/IYbXUUTuBn

#LESANZEvent LESI Secretary and Past President of LESANZ, Rob McInnes @IPinBusiness delivering Preparation for Negotiation for the NZ research community @KiwiNet_NZ at the Emerging Innovators Event.

#LESANZEvent LESI Secretary and Past President of LESANZ, Rob McInnes @IPinBusiness delivering Preparation for Negotiation for the NZ research community @KiwiNet_NZ at the Emerging Innovators Event.

This morning, Dr Andrea Douglas will Chair the #AusBio18 Millis Oration session on science, translation & entrepreneurship - @WEHI_research 3 pillars. @WEHI_Director @AusBiotech @AAMRI_Aus @ResAustralia

This morning, Dr Andrea Douglas will Chair the #AusBio18 Millis Oration session on science, translation & entrepreneurship - @WEHI_research 3 pillars. @WEHI_Director @AusBiotech @AAMRI_Aus @ResAustralia

Learn more about the exciting things going on in Victoria across pharmaceutical & allied industry research & manufacturing!

Ask us at @AusBiotech #Ausbio18 in Brisbane today: @MMIC_Melb & @BioCurate at the #Melbourne stand (5&6) with @biomelb & @DEDJTR. #Biotech #Pharma #Medtech

Learn more about the exciting things going on in Victoria across pharmaceutical & allied industry research & manufacturing!

Ask us at @AusBiotech #Ausbio18 in Brisbane today: @MMIC_Melb & @BioCurate at the #Melbourne stand (5&6) with @biomelb & @DEDJTR. #Biotech #Pharma #Medtech

Getting science onto radio...today's media training. Insights from 3AW's @donnademaio & James Royce @TripleMMelb

Getting science onto radio...today's media training. Insights from 3AW's @donnademaio & James Royce @TripleMMelb

“It requires a disciplined approach to create a portfolio of assets that can adapt to external uncertainties. This involves a mix of science, strategy, experience and intuition.” Dr Charmaine Gittleson #AusBio18 @biomelb @_IMNIS @ResAustralia @MTPConnect_AUS

“It requires a disciplined approach to create a portfolio of assets that can adapt to external uncertainties. This involves a mix of science, strategy, experience and intuition.” Dr Charmaine Gittleson #AusBio18 @biomelb @_IMNIS @ResAustralia @MTPConnect_AUS
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My week on Twitter 🎉: 6 Mentions, 5.84K Mention Reach, 46 Likes, 26 Retweets, 80.5K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 6 Mentions, 5.84K Mention Reach, 46 Likes, 26 Retweets, 80.5K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

Do you want to appear in @BioMedVic’s Events Diary? Submit your #event here and it will soon appear in the #EventsDiary online mailing: https://t.co/SZhBggPdWX

Do you want to appear in @BioMedVic’s Events Diary? Submit your #event here and it will soon appear in the #EventsDiary online mailing: https://t.co/SZhBggPdWX

Congratulations to Professor Katherine Kedzierska (@TheDohertyInst) and Professor Geoffrey McFadden (@UniMelb) for winning the Woodward Medal, awarded by the University of Melbourne. Read more here: https://t.co/OqbTkQTE0M

Congratulations to Professor Katherine Kedzierska (@TheDohertyInst) and Professor Geoffrey McFadden (@UniMelb) for winning the Woodward Medal, awarded by the University of Melbourne. Read more here: https://t.co/OqbTkQTE0M

Don't forget the @AIMSSresearch Seminar this Thursday 15th Nov @ 5pm.

Guest Speaker: Prof. Leocadio Rodriguez Mañas

"The MIDFRAIL study: A new approach to older people with Diabetes from the perspective of frailty"
Auditorium WCHRE Level 1
All welcome to come!

Don't forget the @AIMSSresearch  Seminar this Thursday 15th Nov @ 5pm.
 
Guest Speaker: Prof. Leocadio Rodriguez Mañas
 
"The MIDFRAIL study: A new approach to older people with Diabetes from the perspective of frailty"
Auditorium WCHRE Level 1
All welcome to come!

It takes time, effort and energy to build partnerships that will deliver innovation. It needs enthusiastic, committed people to drive things, it always about the people! #herehere #people #community This is why @biomelb @BioMedVic @LaunchVic @mdpprogram matter! #innovationwk

Great launch of the #innovationwk in Melbourne with an inspiring group of speakers. Thanks to @biomelb @ASIForum @atse_au and @RoyalSocietyVic for organising!

Great launch of the #innovationwk in Melbourne with an inspiring group of speakers. Thanks to @biomelb @ASIForum @atse_au and @RoyalSocietyVic for organising!

Last speaker at the #innovationwk launch is Kathy Nielsen from @MonashUni, bringing to the table some interesting reflections on the partnerships in #academia - @ASIForum @biomelb @atse_au @RoyalSocietyVic

The importance of labelling! Rather than "Artificial Intelligence", David Mast @IBM talks about "Augmented Intelligence" because it's designed to help us make better decisions. Great #BioBreakfast speeches launching #innovationwk! @ASIForum @biomelb @atse_au @RoyalSocietyVic

Strong theme of #optimism emerging from #innovationwk launch event - Optimism underpins collaborative relationships, inspiring both partners towards common goals. #innovation

"Humans are programmed to innovate, but sometimes we need a push like #innovationwk", @Swinburne VC Linda Kristjanson reflects on the need for #innovation and #ethical frameworks - @ASIForum @biomelb @atse_au

It's great to be at the launch of Innovation Week 2018 Melbourne with @ASIForum, @atse_au and @biomelb. Starting the conversation now on "Making industry #partnerships work" #innovationwk

It's great to be at the launch of Innovation Week 2018 Melbourne with @ASIForum, @atse_au and @biomelb. Starting the conversation now on "Making industry #partnerships work" #innovationwk

This week is #innovationwk @ASIForum @atse_au Celebrating with 2018 launch event "Making Industry Partnerships Work" @RoyalSocietyVic with guest speaker @DrCharlieDay #innovation #Entrepreneurship

This week is #innovationwk @ASIForum @atse_au Celebrating with 2018 launch event "Making Industry Partnerships Work" @RoyalSocietyVic with guest speaker @DrCharlieDay #innovation #Entrepreneurship

The Hospital Research Directors Forum (#HRDF) promotes #clinicaltrials, provides a space to discuss the sector and identifies research priorities for #advocacy. Learn more here: https://t.co/QTVLdBakZR

The Hospital Research Directors Forum (#HRDF) promotes #clinicaltrials, provides a space to discuss the sector and identifies research priorities for #advocacy. Learn more here: https://t.co/QTVLdBakZR

You can subscribe to our #newsletter to receive all @BioMedVic news, events and opportunities straight to your inbox. And, of course, @UROP_Biomedvic updates! Subscribe here: https://t.co/IYbXUUTuBn

You can subscribe to our #newsletter to receive all @BioMedVic news, events and opportunities straight to your inbox. And, of course, @UROP_Biomedvic updates! Subscribe here: https://t.co/IYbXUUTuBn

Thank you to our AusBiotech 2018 student volunteers! Your help has been much appreciated

Thank you to our AusBiotech 2018 student volunteers! Your help has been much appreciated

Terrific talk by Prof. Karin Thursky on eHealth in AMS! A leader in the field! @NCAS_Aus @NCICancer @UniMelbMDHS @Guidance_Group

Terrific talk by Prof. Karin Thursky on eHealth in AMS! A leader in the field! @NCAS_Aus @NCICancer  @UniMelbMDHS @Guidance_Group
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