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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The newly appointed Holyoake Research Fellow, Dr @davisjmcc McCarthy heads up our new Bioinformatics and Cellular Genomics lab. An important part of his role will involve his formal link with the @unimelb's research unit Melbourne Integrative Genomics (MIG)https://t.co/GzELfOc1HB

The newly appointed Holyoake Research Fellow, Dr @davisjmcc McCarthy heads up our new Bioinformatics and Cellular Genomics lab. An important part of his role will involve his formal link with the @unimelb's research unit Melbourne Integrative Genomics (MIG)https://t.co/GzELfOc1HB

Just a little Rainbow to brighten your day 😁

#parrots #birds #wildlife @ParrotOfTheDay #WildOz

Just a little Rainbow to brighten your day 😁

#parrots #birds #wildlife @ParrotOfTheDay #WildOz

The Academy welcomes the release of this @NHMRC Strategy. In particular the goal of eliminating gender differences in grant funding rates & consideration of the @ScieGenderEquity pilot in the context of Administering Institution gender policy requirements

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“#NHMRC’s inaugural Gender Equality Strategy 2018–2021 is available on NHMRC’s website https://t.co/t6ol6B4fbt”

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The Philadelphia Business Journal @PHLBizJournal has named CSL CEO Paul Perreault one of 2018’s most admired CEOs. His tenure at CSL, a global biotech, has been marked by patient-focused leadership and strong financial results. https://t.co/vMxmv9MrK8

The Philadelphia Business Journal @PHLBizJournal has named CSL CEO Paul Perreault one of 2018’s most admired CEOs. His tenure at CSL, a global biotech, has been marked by patient-focused leadership and strong financial results. https://t.co/vMxmv9MrK8

Our staff are united in saying no to #violence against women
#16Days #HearMeToo #endviolenceagainstwomen #familyviolence

Our staff are united in saying no to #violence against women 
#16Days #HearMeToo #endviolenceagainstwomen #familyviolence

#LESANZEvent Sacha Dopheide, CEO Lumos Diagnostics now shares her story on several #innovative products, thanks to @DaviesCollisonC

#LESANZEvent Sacha Dopheide, CEO Lumos Diagnostics now shares her story on several #innovative products, thanks to @DaviesCollisonC

#LESANZEvent VIC - Peter Gretton opens festivities and educating attendees at tonight’s event! Ian Macfarlane will begin @planetinnovate sharing secrets to building a truly innovative company - kindly hosted by @DaviesCollisonC

#LESANZEvent VIC - Peter Gretton opens festivities and educating attendees at tonight’s event! Ian Macfarlane will begin @planetinnovate sharing secrets to building a truly innovative company - kindly hosted by @DaviesCollisonC

Congratulations to graduates of St Vincent's Clinical School who just finished their training to become outstanding and compassionate medical doctors. The graduates are looking forward to starting their internships in the New Year. #StVincents

Congratulations to graduates of St Vincent's Clinical School who just finished their training to become outstanding and compassionate medical doctors.  The graduates are looking forward to starting their internships in the New Year. #StVincents

Congratulations to Austin Health Professor Rinaldo Bellomo for being named a Highly Cited Researcher #highlycited2018. This is the fifth time Prof Rinaldo has been officially recognised, and he is only one of four in critical care medicine in the world. @unimelb

Congratulations to Austin Health Professor Rinaldo Bellomo for being named a Highly Cited Researcher #highlycited2018. This is the fifth time Prof Rinaldo has been officially recognised, and he is only one of four in critical care medicine in the world. @unimelb

📢Have you registered to the Welcome Forum 2019? This @UROP_Biomedvic event will bring together past and current #UROP students+supervisors and welcome the new round. More info and registrations here: https://t.co/lynrb58dxE #UROP

📢Have you registered to the Welcome Forum 2019? This @UROP_Biomedvic event will bring together past and current #UROP students+supervisors and welcome the new round. More info and registrations here: https://t.co/lynrb58dxE #UROP

CSL is today spotlighting developments in cell-based vaccine technology at an Australian Research and Development briefing for investors $CSL #medicalresearch #Science

CSL is today spotlighting developments in cell-based vaccine technology at an Australian Research and Development briefing for investors $CSL #medicalresearch #Science

"Vaccination is an intervention. In fact when it come to public health, it's the most effective intervention ... Vaccines save lives. Vaccines are life. That's my biggest message."
~ Issoufou Mahamadou, President of the Republic of Niger

#GotLife

"Vaccination is an intervention. In fact when it come to public health, it's the most effective intervention ... Vaccines save lives. Vaccines are life. That's my biggest message." 
~ Issoufou Mahamadou, President of the Republic of Niger

#GotLife

Have you read about this exciting UROP experience? Celia shares her adventure as a @UROP_Biomedvic student, when she was placed at @ARMI_Labs and discovered #zebrafish. Read more here: https://t.co/g221rG7hBy

Have you read about this exciting UROP experience? Celia shares her adventure as a @UROP_Biomedvic student, when she was placed at @ARMI_Labs and discovered #zebrafish. Read more here: https://t.co/g221rG7hBy

Well done Evan Pappas from @SVIResearch winning best oral presentation award at the 11th Australian Islet Study Group meeting in Canberra today

In a week when Adani announced an unwanted environmentally destructive coal mine to provide a few hundred last century jobs it is uplifting to see our kids on the streets drawing attention to our country’s inaction and indifference to climate change!

Another graduate from "Stepping into Research" run by Eastern health allied health research office has published a systematic review in BMC health services research. There is some evidence to suggest that it does matter if people wait for ambulatory care https://t.co/EXd65RW7nj

Another graduate from "Stepping into Research" run by Eastern health allied health research office has published a systematic review in BMC health services research. There is some evidence to suggest that it does matter if people wait for ambulatory care https://t.co/EXd65RW7nj
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.@BioMedVic has extended its partnership with @SpringerNature as sponsor of the @NatureIndex Melbourne Collaboration Map, an online, interactive map showing research collaborations between institutions from the greater Melbourne region. Read more here: https://t.co/4N0W05BVUZ

.@BioMedVic has extended its partnership with @SpringerNature as sponsor of the @NatureIndex Melbourne Collaboration Map, an online, interactive map showing research collaborations between institutions from the greater Melbourne region. Read more here: https://t.co/4N0W05BVUZ

Subscribe to our #Newsletter to receive sector updates, events, opportunities and the latest @BioMedVic and @UROP_Biomedvic news! Subscribe online here: https://t.co/IYbXUUTuBn

Subscribe to our #Newsletter to receive sector updates, events, opportunities and the latest @BioMedVic and @UROP_Biomedvic news! Subscribe online here: https://t.co/IYbXUUTuBn

My week on Twitter 🎉: 1 Mention, 2.52K Mention Reach, 4 Likes, 8 Retweets, 7.62K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 1 Mention, 2.52K Mention Reach, 4 Likes, 8 Retweets, 7.62K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

#Victorian #organisations working in the #medtech and #health #industries space are encouraged to register an EoI to join our trade mission to #India's 2019 NATHEALTH #Conference. Discover more and register your interest > https://t.co/Gx8UB8dpUl

#Victorian #organisations working in the #medtech and #health #industries space are encouraged to register an EoI to join our trade mission to #India's 2019 NATHEALTH #Conference. Discover more and register your interest > https://t.co/Gx8UB8dpUl

📢Have you registered to the Welcome Forum 2019? This @UROP_Biomedvic event will bring together past and current #UROP students+supervisors and welcome the new round. More info and registrations here: https://t.co/lynrb58dxE #UROP

📢Have you registered to the Welcome Forum 2019? This @UROP_Biomedvic event will bring together past and current #UROP students+supervisors and welcome the new round. More info and registrations here: https://t.co/lynrb58dxE #UROP

ARMI PhD student @CVandestadt is a proud alumni of @BioMedVic’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Read how her UROP placement changed Celia’s whole scientific trajectory and sparked her curiosity via https://t.co/DQVi0Q7up9

ARMI PhD student @CVandestadt is a proud alumni of @BioMedVic’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Read how her UROP placement changed Celia’s whole scientific trajectory and sparked her curiosity via https://t.co/DQVi0Q7up9

Have you read about this exciting UROP experience? Celia shares her adventure as a @UROP_Biomedvic student, when she was placed at @ARMI_Labs and discovered #zebrafish. Read more here: https://t.co/g221rG7hBy

Have you read about this exciting UROP experience? Celia shares her adventure as a @UROP_Biomedvic student, when she was placed at @ARMI_Labs and discovered #zebrafish. Read more here: https://t.co/g221rG7hBy

We’re excited for Monday!

Our 2018/19 MMIC Summer Intern Program kicks off with ten students supporting Victorian pharmaceutical manufacturers & #biotech with their projects.

Thanks @DrTriHungNguyen for organising & good luck to our new Interns!
#STEM #workforceofthefuture

We’re excited for Monday!

Our 2018/19 MMIC Summer Intern Program kicks off with ten students supporting Victorian pharmaceutical manufacturers & #biotech with their projects.

Thanks @DrTriHungNguyen for organising & good luck to our new Interns! 
#STEM #workforceofthefuture

Today across Australia thousands of paramedics became registered health professionals for the first time. Thank you to all those who have worked tirelessly and given so much to make this day a reality. We really do stand on the shoulders of giants

Today across Australia thousands of paramedics became registered health professionals for the first time. Thank you to all those who have worked tirelessly and given so much to make this day a reality. We really do stand on the shoulders of giants

Bidirectional communication between muscle and bone- @DrGustavoDuque speaking about Osteosarcopenia @iofbonehealth

Bidirectional communication between muscle and bone- @DrGustavoDuque speaking about Osteosarcopenia @iofbonehealth

My week on Twitter 🎉: 6 Mentions, 155 Mention Reach, 26 Likes, 10 Retweets, 21.4K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 6 Mentions, 155 Mention Reach, 26 Likes, 10 Retweets, 21.4K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

Our latest #Newsletter is out! Featuring @CSIROnews, @MonashUni, @CVandestadt, @NatureIndex, @mdpprogram and more! Subscribe to @BioMedVic's Newsletter here: https://t.co/IYbXUUBTJP

Our latest #Newsletter is out! Featuring @CSIROnews, @MonashUni, @CVandestadt, @NatureIndex, @mdpprogram and more! Subscribe to @BioMedVic's Newsletter here: https://t.co/IYbXUUBTJP

Another graduate from "Stepping into Research" run by Eastern health allied health research office has published a systematic review in BMC health services research. There is some evidence to suggest that it does matter if people wait for ambulatory care https://t.co/EXd65RW7nj

Another graduate from "Stepping into Research" run by Eastern health allied health research office has published a systematic review in BMC health services research. There is some evidence to suggest that it does matter if people wait for ambulatory care https://t.co/EXd65RW7nj

We’ve just tabled our 2017-18 Annual Report!
Visit https://t.co/lqSPCjDovY to read about how we're helping to improve Australia's innovation system.

We’ve just tabled our 2017-18 Annual Report! 
Visit https://t.co/lqSPCjDovY  to read about how we're helping to improve Australia's innovation system.

Universities, there's a new #funding opportunity on #DefenceResearch! Open until 1/Feb/2019. You can find more information here: https://t.co/TRgIVeTQcd @DefenceScience @DASAccelerator

Universities, there's a new #funding opportunity on #DefenceResearch! Open until 1/Feb/2019. You can find more information here: https://t.co/TRgIVeTQcd @DefenceScience @DASAccelerator

The Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) arrives in #Victoria with the support from @LaunchVic. You can read more about this here: https://t.co/yPRWK1YsOd @mdpprogram

The Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) arrives in #Victoria with the support from @LaunchVic. You can read more about this here: https://t.co/yPRWK1YsOd @mdpprogram

"#Melbourne proved yet again that it deserved its reputation as Australia’s premier science and innovation hub, coming in ahead of Sydney (#44), Brisbane (#84), Canberra (#135) and Perth (#173)" #BioTechHub #Science #Innovation #Collaboration

BioMedVic on Twitter

“Promoting the connections of #Melbourne: a city of #Science and #Innovation. Read the new article in @BioMedVic website: https://t.co/4N0W05BVU...

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