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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This week we visited @Aust_Parliament, as part of @MedicinesAus #PharmAus event to share artefacts from our 1918 #Spanishflu pandemic collection. For 100 years #Seqirus has been on the front line of influenza protection around the world @jacqui_altman

This week we visited @Aust_Parliament, as part of @MedicinesAus #PharmAus event to share artefacts from our 1918 #Spanishflu pandemic collection. For 100 years #Seqirus has been on the front line of influenza protection around the world @jacqui_altman

Not long now! Only one week to go! Make sure you have registered!

@ARCCoEBionano @MVEG001 @BLiSS_ECR @ACS_Sensors @BioMedVicCEO @RichardHuysmans @ChemDecoder @NikVeldhuis @sim_scientist

Not long now! Only one week to go! Make sure you have registered! 

@ARCCoEBionano @MVEG001 @BLiSS_ECR @ACS_Sensors @BioMedVicCEO @RichardHuysmans @ChemDecoder @NikVeldhuis @sim_scientist

News: Dr Richard Tothill will be a chief investigator on a $1.8m #MRFF funded clinical trial examining new treatments for the rare skin cancer #MerkelCellCarcinoma, in collaboration with @PeterMacCC. #UMCCR @unimelb https://t.co/Wh9xc2NF1U

News: Dr Richard Tothill will be a chief investigator on a $1.8m #MRFF funded clinical trial examining new treatments for the rare skin cancer #MerkelCellCarcinoma, in collaboration with @PeterMacCC. #UMCCR @unimelb https://t.co/Wh9xc2NF1U

Proud purple lips for @Liptember @thewomens raising $ for women's mental health this month. 15% of women will have depression or anxiety during pregnancy and more in the postnatal period. Help out #getlippy

Proud purple lips for @Liptember @thewomens raising $ for women's mental health this month.   15% of women will have depression or anxiety during pregnancy and more in the postnatal period.  Help out #getlippy

Grants available! #AusGov is supporting Australian businesses and researchers with $8m in grants. This funding is available through the Global Innovation Linkages grants program. Apply now. https://t.co/soTX5mkpjE

Grants available! #AusGov is supporting Australian businesses and researchers with $8m in grants. This funding is available through the Global Innovation Linkages grants program. Apply now. https://t.co/soTX5mkpjE

Do you have a #medtech idea that can change the face of #healthcare? #MTGT2018 offers aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to win a share in $80k prize money, specialised training & industry mentorship.
Applications close 27 Sept https://t.co/pMHoZgNJWV

Do you have a #medtech idea that can change the face of #healthcare? #MTGT2018 offers aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to win a share in $80k prize money, specialised training & industry mentorship. 
Applications close 27 Sept https://t.co/pMHoZgNJWV

Professor Maarten Ijzerman @maartenijzerman presents his vision for value based healthcare in the era of personlised medicine. Need for Australia to link expenditure to outcome. @VicCompCancerCr @western_health @unimelb @UniMelbMDHS

Professor Maarten Ijzerman @maartenijzerman presents his vision for value based healthcare in the era of personlised medicine.  Need for Australia to link expenditure to outcome. @VicCompCancerCr @western_health @unimelb  @UniMelbMDHS

.@ThomsonReuters has ranked CSL Limited as one of the top 100 companies in its 2018 global Diversity and Inclusion Index. #PromisingFutures https://t.co/GBKesEdWi6

.@ThomsonReuters has ranked CSL Limited as one of the top 100 companies in its 2018 global Diversity and Inclusion Index. #PromisingFutures https://t.co/GBKesEdWi6

Now you can read the complete story on last week's NYSF alumni event in Melbourne with @CSL
https://t.co/un3ssNobsj

Now you can read the complete story on last week's NYSF alumni event in Melbourne with @CSL 
https://t.co/un3ssNobsj

Fresh off re-signing, Mitch Wallis has something he'd like to say to you 🗣

#RealStrength

Fresh off re-signing, Mitch Wallis has something he'd like to say to you 🗣

#RealStrength

So proud and happy to establish our #bone and #muscle #histomorphometry facilities @AIMSSresearch. We are open for business and colllaborations!
#sarcopenia #osteoporosis #osteosarcopenia #SupportMusculoskeletalResearch

So proud and happy to establish our #bone and #muscle #histomorphometry facilities @AIMSSresearch. We are open for business and colllaborations!
#sarcopenia #osteoporosis #osteosarcopenia #SupportMusculoskeletalResearch
So proud and happy to establish our #bone and #muscle #histomorphometry facilities @AIMSSresearch. We are open for business and colllaborations!
#sarcopenia #osteoporosis #osteosarcopenia #SupportMusculoskeletalResearch

So pleased to have met you today @SusanAlberti1 I mean it when I say you are an inspiration and role model! Never give up! #girlsfooty #nevergiveup #workhard #createpathways

So pleased to have met you today @SusanAlberti1  I mean it when I say you are an inspiration and role model! Never give up! #girlsfooty #nevergiveup #workhard #createpathways

Connect to impact - Only a couple of days left to submit your entries for the #LungCancer Innovation #QuickFireChallenge!
@biomelb @VicGovAu @Monash_FMNHS @MTPConnect_AUS @AusBiotech @BioMedVic @PeterMacCC @WEHI_research @connell_kathy

JNJ Innovation on Twitter

“We're crowd-sourcing the best ideas to prevent, intercept, & cure #lungcancer from across the globe in the #LungCancer Innovation #QuickFir...

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@Kate_Jenkins_ @AusHumanRights Thank you! We has been able to capitalise on momentum across the globe for gender equality such #MeToo & #TimesUp. The recent HRC report on sexual assault is yet another example of the need for change & why an independent national body like @ausgenderequal is needed #ItsTime

The @abc730 report tonight is an important reminder that we must respect the rights of complainants and survivors to anonymity #730 #abc730 @leighsales

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So proud and happy to establish our #bone and #muscle #histomorphometry facilities @AIMSSresearch. We are open for business and colllaborations!
#sarcopenia #osteoporosis #osteosarcopenia #SupportMusculoskeletalResearch

So proud and happy to establish our #bone and #muscle #histomorphometry facilities @AIMSSresearch. We are open for business and colllaborations!
#sarcopenia #osteoporosis #osteosarcopenia #SupportMusculoskeletalResearch
So proud and happy to establish our #bone and #muscle #histomorphometry facilities @AIMSSresearch. We are open for business and colllaborations!
#sarcopenia #osteoporosis #osteosarcopenia #SupportMusculoskeletalResearch

.@ThomsonReuters has ranked CSL Limited as one of the top 100 companies in its 2018 global Diversity and Inclusion Index. #PromisingFutures https://t.co/GBKesEdWi6

.@ThomsonReuters has ranked CSL Limited as one of the top 100 companies in its 2018 global Diversity and Inclusion Index. #PromisingFutures https://t.co/GBKesEdWi6

Connect to impact - Only a couple of days left to submit your entries for the #LungCancer Innovation #QuickFireChallenge!
@biomelb @VicGovAu @Monash_FMNHS @MTPConnect_AUS @AusBiotech @BioMedVic @PeterMacCC @WEHI_research @connell_kathy

JNJ Innovation on Twitter

“We're crowd-sourcing the best ideas to prevent, intercept, & cure #lungcancer from across the globe in the #LungCancer Innovation #QuickFir...

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#Alliedhealth researchers very proud to work with nursing @DeakinHealth & medicine @easternhealthau (Box Hill Hospital)- ranked no 2 in Australia & no 36 in the world as per The Times Higher Education rankings of hospital & institutes
https://t.co/YYruqTkrzG

#Alliedhealth researchers very proud to work with nursing @DeakinHealth & medicine @easternhealthau (Box Hill Hospital)- ranked no 2 in Australia & no 36 in the world as per The Times Higher Education rankings of hospital &  institutes 
 https://t.co/YYruqTkrzG

When science meets skin - how a Vic-made medtech device might eliminate the risks of sunburn & why it was awarded a major international prize at the recent @JNJInnovation @VicGovAu QuickFire Challenge. Discover more
@RMIT @madhu_bhaskaran

Wearable patch to detect UV rays earns prize for RMIT - The Victorian Connection

A team from Melbourne’s RMIT University has invented an award-winning product to help detect harmful levels of UV radiation that cause melanoma.

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@NYSFoz @CSL @Bio21Institute @RachMcCullough @Ha_Tanya Looking forward to interesting presentations & enthusiastic networking! Check out the @UROP_Biomedvic stand where I’ll be doing Q&A on our undergrad research opportunities program. Thanks @CSL for supporting #nextgen researchers

@DrKirstieBell @JDRFaus @DNSW_ACT We are starting the recruitment for our clinical trial targeting the gut microbiota in type 1 diabetes. @AISNSW #NSW #type2diabetes @DiabetesAus @SusanAlberti1 @connell_kathy @Monash_FMNHS @MVEG001 @BioMedVic @BakerResearchAu @StartupShelley

Bringing the past and present together. Celebrating 100 years of our East Block building in Parkville Australia.

Bringing the past and present together. Celebrating 100 years of our East Block building in Parkville Australia.

Save the date - our next seminar will be on Tuesday 4th September. Professor Professor Kieran Harvey from the @PeterMacCC @ @MonashUni, will present on “Control of organ growth, cell fate and cancer by the Hippo pathway". (No, not that hippo🦛...) See you then!

Save the date - our next seminar will be on Tuesday 4th September. Professor Professor Kieran Harvey from the @PeterMacCC @ @MonashUni, will present on “Control of organ growth, cell fate and cancer by the Hippo pathway". (No, not that hippo🦛...) See you then!

Last night we celebrated our annual Staff Awards - a chance to highlight staff nominated by their peers for truly demonstrating the Women's values of courage, passion, discovery & respect. Congratulations to all!

Last night we celebrated our annual Staff Awards - a chance to highlight staff nominated by their peers for truly demonstrating the Women's values of courage, passion, discovery & respect. Congratulations to all!
Last night we celebrated our annual Staff Awards - a chance to highlight staff nominated by their peers for truly demonstrating the Women's values of courage, passion, discovery & respect. Congratulations to all!
Last night we celebrated our annual Staff Awards - a chance to highlight staff nominated by their peers for truly demonstrating the Women's values of courage, passion, discovery & respect. Congratulations to all!
Last night we celebrated our annual Staff Awards - a chance to highlight staff nominated by their peers for truly demonstrating the Women's values of courage, passion, discovery & respect. Congratulations to all!

Today Seqirus announced the FDA approval of its next generation cell-based influenza vaccine manufacturing process. https://t.co/gKyxsba3nL

Today Seqirus announced the FDA approval of its next generation cell-based influenza vaccine manufacturing process. https://t.co/gKyxsba3nL

An enthusiastic and talented communicator, Dr @KateGrarock @MulligansFlat works tirelessly to engage the Australian community in #ConservationScience. #SciComm #Eureka18

An enthusiastic and talented communicator, Dr @KateGrarock @MulligansFlat works tirelessly to engage the Australian community in #ConservationScience. #SciComm #Eureka18

Our researchers have the green light to expand their world leading #research into improved treatments for sick newborn babies, and into women's health after securing several large @NHMRC grants. @MCRI_for_kids @UniMelbMDHS @CREnewborn

$6.6 million in research grants secured

The Women’s researchers will share in more than $6.6 million in fellowship grants and Centre for Research Excellence grants after a highly succe...

www.thewomens.org.au

Exploring science. #scienceweek 11-19 Aug. Did you ever wonder what a #flu virus looks like? #NatSciWk #iheartscience #funfact

Exploring science. #scienceweek 11-19 Aug. Did you ever wonder what a #flu virus looks like?  #NatSciWk #iheartscience #funfact

Our scientists wear many hats - from spending their days under the microscope to trialing new treatment for #premature babies & so much more. This #NationalScienceWeek we give a big shout out to our scientists for the great work they do striving to improve care for all

Our scientists wear many hats - from spending their days under the microscope to trialing new treatment for #premature babies & so much more. This #NationalScienceWeek we give a big shout out to our scientists for the great work they do striving to improve care for all
Our scientists wear many hats - from spending their days under the microscope to trialing new treatment for #premature babies & so much more. This #NationalScienceWeek we give a big shout out to our scientists for the great work they do striving to improve care for all
Our scientists wear many hats - from spending their days under the microscope to trialing new treatment for #premature babies & so much more. This #NationalScienceWeek we give a big shout out to our scientists for the great work they do striving to improve care for all
Our scientists wear many hats - from spending their days under the microscope to trialing new treatment for #premature babies & so much more. This #NationalScienceWeek we give a big shout out to our scientists for the great work they do striving to improve care for all
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