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

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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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Amazing night at VU Whitten Oval, biggest score ever by a team in the AFLW, highest number of goals scored by a player (@BrookeLochland you ⭐️) & nearly 10K fans experiencing something special #AFLWPrideGame #SparkySelfie

WesternBulldogs AFLW on Twitter

“Can the #SparkySelfie become a thing pls 🤳🏼 #AFLWDogsBlues #PrideGame”

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.@_IMNIS now has over 400 participants around Australia: 200+ motivated PhD students matched with 200+ influential industry leaders! Proud to be at parity nationally #IMNIS #mentoring #industry #PhD #leaders.

.@_IMNIS now has over 400 participants around Australia: 200+ motivated PhD students matched with 200+ influential industry leaders! Proud to be at parity nationally #IMNIS #mentoring #industry #PhD #leaders.

Do you know someone who’s making an outstanding contribution to the lives of people with #disability? Nominations are now open for the #VicDisabilityAwards
Who could you nominate? https://t.co/gRKttYJCTU

Do you know someone who’s making an outstanding contribution to the lives of people with #disability? Nominations are now open for the #VicDisabilityAwards
Who could you nominate? https://t.co/gRKttYJCTU

At a diphtheria clinic in Bangladesh 🇧🇩, medics struggle to treat Rohingya patients, who were denied vaccinations before arriving to refugee camps ➡️https://t.co/mZweqzbZj6

Vaccines 💉 are a human right - NO ONE should be denied access because #VaccinesWork.

–via @AlJazeera

At a diphtheria clinic in Bangladesh 🇧🇩, medics struggle to treat Rohingya patients, who were denied vaccinations before arriving to refugee camps ➡️https://t.co/mZweqzbZj6

Vaccines 💉 are a human right - NO ONE should be denied access because #VaccinesWork.

–via @AlJazeera

World Bleeding Disorders Registry collects data on patient clinical experience, says @wfhemophilia CEO Alain Bauman. The registry allows researchers to use data to generate evidence and build advocacy initiatives aimed at health policy decision makers. https://t.co/i3fW04CMOU

World Bleeding Disorders Registry collects data on patient clinical experience, says @wfhemophilia CEO Alain Bauman. The registry allows researchers to use data to generate evidence and build advocacy initiatives aimed at health policy decision makers. https://t.co/i3fW04CMOU

Are you or do you know a brilliant #ECR? The @Macquarie_Uni Eureka Prize for Outstanding #EarlyCareerResearcher recognises & rewards the significant contribution that early career researchers make to their field & to science in Australia https://t.co/jPpavd3H1A #EMCR #Eureka18

Are you or do you know a brilliant #ECR? The @Macquarie_Uni Eureka Prize for Outstanding #EarlyCareerResearcher recognises & rewards the significant contribution that early career researchers make to their field & to science in Australia https://t.co/jPpavd3H1A #EMCR #Eureka18

Celebrate STEM Success Stories w/ Andrea Douglas (CSL Limited), @gbeattie (@StartupVic and @Spacelyau), Liz Williams (@hemideina_hears) and Lusia Guthrie (@LBTInnovations and Clever Culture Systems AG) as we discuss female-driven innovation for #DCC2018IWD https://t.co/P2nAVLC4nu

Celebrate STEM Success Stories w/ Andrea Douglas (CSL Limited), @gbeattie (@StartupVic and @Spacelyau), Liz Williams (@hemideina_hears) and Lusia Guthrie (@LBTInnovations and Clever Culture Systems AG) as we discuss female-driven innovation for #DCC2018IWD https://t.co/P2nAVLC4nu

We already have vaccines that can prevent #cancer, but what are the prospects for one to reverse it? @SciShow #vaccineswork

Great to see so many positive #biotechnology announcements coming out of Melbourne lately!

And we are proud to be a part of @MIPS_Australia, & the broader Parkville Biotech Precinct, where so many great research breakthroughs being invented!

NFMRI on Twitter

“Congratulations to A/Prof Flynn from @MonashUni for the $7m #investment secured for spin-off company Cincera Therapeutics Pty. Ltd. https://t.c...

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@SwadeWade @Swinburne @ARCBiodevices It's hard to be neutral on this topic Scott! It's been good to have you along for the ride.

The @JNJNews Eureka Prize for Innovation in Medical Research is awarded to an individual or team for #innovation in #MedicalResearch that is working toward a #healthcare solution that has the potential improve people's lives. Learn more: https://t.co/LdFR23uZkE #Eureka18

The @JNJNews Eureka Prize for Innovation in Medical Research is awarded to an individual or team for #innovation in #MedicalResearch that is working toward a #healthcare solution that has the potential improve people's lives. Learn more: https://t.co/LdFR23uZkE #Eureka18

VIC clinician researchers! Come along to the BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Social - Michelle Gallaher from @thesocialsci presenting on social media tips and tricks followed by panel of @DanchinMargie @FZMarques @KidneyCathy + more! Register now:

BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Social

An interactive forum on the tips and tricks of social media and networking opportunity for clinician researchers in Victoria.  Social media offers wo...

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It’s a dream to finally launch & unveil the latest #JJIPO @MonashUni @JNJInnovation with support of @VicGovAu We’re looking forward to seeing a lot more of the Victorian bio-medtech community make the connection with us. @joaquinduato @JillHennessyMP

It’s a dream to finally launch & unveil the latest #JJIPO @MonashUni @JNJInnovation with support of @VicGovAu We’re looking forward to seeing  a lot more of the Victorian bio-medtech community make the connection with us. @joaquinduato @JillHennessyMP

#SuperstarsofSTEM is an amazing group of Aussie women who have signed up to become a mentor to help inspire more young #womeninSTEM across the nation. Meet our SuperstarsofSTEM here https://t.co/OmNscYdZTL

#SuperstarsofSTEM is an amazing group of Aussie women who have signed up to become a mentor to help inspire more young #womeninSTEM across the nation. Meet our SuperstarsofSTEM here https://t.co/OmNscYdZTL
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Nominations for 2018 #PMPrize for #Science now open! Recognise
and reward an outstanding scientist, innovator or excellent #scienceteacher by
nominating them here: https://t.co/xJpcWBphN8

Nominations for 2018 #PMPrize for #Science now open! Recognise
and reward an outstanding scientist, innovator or excellent #scienceteacher by
nominating them here: https://t.co/xJpcWBphN8

This fortnight in the BioMedVic Events Diary: Turbocharging clinical trial activity, pursuing the suspect beyond the crime scene & more great #Melbourne events! https://t.co/QsPmyxqx0T subscribe here: https://t.co/Ra00qbK4XH

This fortnight in the BioMedVic Events Diary: Turbocharging clinical trial activity, pursuing the suspect beyond the crime scene & more great #Melbourne events! https://t.co/QsPmyxqx0T subscribe here: https://t.co/Ra00qbK4XH

We had the pleasure of hosting students, researchers and UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL at the #Melbourne Town Hall last week to welcome the new @UROP_Biomedvic scholars & celebrate #industry - #academia partnerships - thank you to all who attended! https://t.co/9YKoS0oSUR

We had the pleasure of hosting students, researchers and UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL at the #Melbourne Town Hall last week to welcome the new @UROP_Biomedvic scholars & celebrate #industry - #academia partnerships - thank you to all who attended! https://t.co/9YKoS0oSUR

Clinician researchers: this one's just for you. Get your trials, publications & conferences on social. @VCRN_BioMedVic social media forum Wed 21 March @RCHMelbourne: hear from Michelle Gallaher @thesocialsci, @DanchinMargie @FZMarques @KidneyCathy. Free! https://t.co/r7VyRlh7j8

Clinician researchers: this one's just for you. Get your trials, publications & conferences on social. @VCRN_BioMedVic social media forum Wed 21 March @RCHMelbourne: hear from Michelle Gallaher @thesocialsci, @DanchinMargie @FZMarques @KidneyCathy. Free! https://t.co/r7VyRlh7j8

#MonashLens: Our researchers explore new ways to treat mental illness. Find out more at: https://t.co/jZjH3Hgfrm

#MonashLens: Our researchers explore new ways to treat mental illness. Find out more at:  https://t.co/jZjH3Hgfrm

This is the @EMCRForum executive, but who is the @EMCRForum? You are! Register (FOR FREE!) with us & help us advocate better for you. #EMCRs #ECRchat #MCRchat #phdchat #ECRlife https://t.co/sCSLMUMZQS

This is the @EMCRForum executive, but who is the @EMCRForum? You are! Register (FOR FREE!) with us & help us advocate better for you. #EMCRs #ECRchat #MCRchat #phdchat #ECRlife https://t.co/sCSLMUMZQS

@IdeasBoomAu Casting the 'net of recognition' even wider. Great move @IdeasBoomAu Applications for 2018 #PMPrize open tomorrow at 9.00am AEDT and close on 26 March 2018. @BioMedVic

Some changes to the guidelines for this year’s #PMPrize for Science mean even more Australians are eligible. Check out the guidelines here: https://t.co/WE0MHWLTjQ

Some changes to the guidelines for this year’s #PMPrize for Science mean even more Australians are eligible. Check out the guidelines here: https://t.co/WE0MHWLTjQ

VIC clinician researchers! Come along to the BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Social - Michelle Gallaher from @thesocialsci presenting on social media tips and tricks followed by panel of @DanchinMargie @FZMarques @KidneyCathy + more! Register now:

BioMedVic Clinician Researcher Social

An interactive forum on the tips and tricks of social media and networking opportunity for clinician researchers in Victoria.  Social media offers wo...

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I had lot of fun yesterday photographing @BioMedVic @UROP_Biomedvic and some speed networking! A warm welcome to the new UROP Scholars & special thanks to UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL #undergrads #bestandbrightest #realworldexperience #STEM #nextgenresearchers

I had lot of fun yesterday photographing @BioMedVic @UROP_Biomedvic and some speed networking! A  warm welcome to the new UROP Scholars & special thanks to UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL #undergrads #bestandbrightest #realworldexperience #STEM #nextgenresearchers
I had lot of fun yesterday photographing @BioMedVic @UROP_Biomedvic and some speed networking! A  warm welcome to the new UROP Scholars & special thanks to UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL #undergrads #bestandbrightest #realworldexperience #STEM #nextgenresearchers
I had lot of fun yesterday photographing @BioMedVic @UROP_Biomedvic and some speed networking! A  warm welcome to the new UROP Scholars & special thanks to UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL #undergrads #bestandbrightest #realworldexperience #STEM #nextgenresearchers
I had lot of fun yesterday photographing @BioMedVic @UROP_Biomedvic and some speed networking! A  warm welcome to the new UROP Scholars & special thanks to UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL #undergrads #bestandbrightest #realworldexperience #STEM #nextgenresearchers

Opportunities to conduct applied R&D in Medical Countermeasures - details of the #Melbourne briefing on our upcoming call for applications from industry & research partners are now available with thanks to our hosts @BioMedVic.

Medical Countermeasures - Melbourne Briefing Session

Join academic and industry colleagues from across Victoria’s dynamic health and medical research, clinical, diagnostics, medtech and pharmaceuti...

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This fortnight in the BioMedVic Events Diary: Causes and consequences of infectious encephalitis, insights from Oticon Medical & more great #Melbourne events! https://t.co/6BMIOR5sqK subscribe here: https://t.co/Ra00qbK4XH

This fortnight in the BioMedVic Events Diary: Causes and consequences of infectious encephalitis, insights from Oticon Medical & more great #Melbourne events! https://t.co/6BMIOR5sqK subscribe here: https://t.co/Ra00qbK4XH

Straight to the poolroom! Congratulations to all involved in establishing the J&JIPO@Monash in #Victoria

Straight to the poolroom! Congratulations to all involved in establishing the J&JIPO@Monash in #Victoria

@UROP_Biomedvic coming to you today from the Portico Room at the @cityofmelbourne Town Hall! A warm welcome to the new UROP Scholars & special thanks to UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL #undergrads #best&brightest #realworldexperience #STEM #nextgenresearchers

@UROP_Biomedvic coming to you today from the Portico Room at the  @cityofmelbourne Town Hall! A  warm welcome to the new UROP Scholars & special thanks to UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL #undergrads #best&brightest #realworldexperience #STEM #nextgenresearchers

Inspiring team of #TechSchools Directors set to shift the dial on #STEM engagement in #Victoria schools @RoyalSocietyVic @veskiorg @ConverSci @scienceworks_mv @CSIROhelix @Science_Academy @STAVscience @DEDJTR @DETVic @DELWP_Vic @DiscoverAMSI @WomenSciAUST

Monash Tech School on Twitter

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Speaking from personal experience, A/Prof Andrew Nash, SVP of R&D @CSL outlines the many motivating opportunities & experiences available to @UROP_Biomedvic scholars #upskilling the #nextgenresearchers

Speaking from personal experience, A/Prof Andrew Nash, SVP of R&D @CSL outlines the many motivating opportunities & experiences available to @UROP_Biomedvic scholars #upskilling the  #nextgenresearchers

We're getting excited about the UROP Welcome Forum this afternoon - wonderful to host @UROP_Biomedvic scholars, supporters and UROP Principal Sponsor @CSL. See you there! #undergraduate #research #opportunities

CSL Half Year Results: Revenue grew 13% and underlying net profit grew 35%

CSL Half Year Results: Revenue grew 13% and underlying net profit grew 35%
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