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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#BREAKINGNEWS Enrolment of the first cohort (Cohort A) is now complete. Cynata is pleased to reach this key milestone in the clinical development of MSCs produced using its Cymerus™ platform. #cynatatherapeutics #stemcells

#BREAKINGNEWS Enrolment of the first cohort (Cohort A) is now complete. Cynata is pleased to reach this key milestone in the clinical development of MSCs produced using its Cymerus™ platform. #cynatatherapeutics #stemcells

Congrats to @LiVacRetractor for winning the #ATC17 #Medtech Award and for being announced as the 'Aus Technology Company of the Year'.
This is a company to watch!
@MTPConnect_AUS

Congrats to @LiVacRetractor for winning the #ATC17 #Medtech Award and for being announced as the 'Aus Technology Company of the Year'. 
This is a company to watch!
@MTPConnect_AUS
Congrats to @LiVacRetractor for winning the #ATC17 #Medtech Award and for being announced as the 'Aus Technology Company of the Year'. 
This is a company to watch!
@MTPConnect_AUS
Congrats to @LiVacRetractor for winning the #ATC17 #Medtech Award and for being announced as the 'Aus Technology Company of the Year'. 
This is a company to watch!
@MTPConnect_AUS
Congrats to @LiVacRetractor for winning the #ATC17 #Medtech Award and for being announced as the 'Aus Technology Company of the Year'. 
This is a company to watch!
@MTPConnect_AUS

Congratulations @VicHealth for your strategy on #healthequity You even have the attention of Sir Michael Marmot @MichaelMarmot . @AIMMS will continue to work on equity in #Musculoskeletal diseases

Think you know how to combat antibiotic resistance? 🤔

Fight the good fight with this cool game created for World Antibiotic Awareness Week 💊

https://t.co/p0vp3byrap
#StopSuperBugs #AntibioticResistance

Think you know how to combat antibiotic resistance? 🤔 

Fight the good fight with this cool game created for World Antibiotic Awareness Week 💊

https://t.co/p0vp3byrap
#StopSuperBugs #AntibioticResistance

Prof Vijay Dhanakesaran @microbiolmonash @MonashUni @CUSystemsImmu @cardiffuni study of flu in Aussie pigs, were related to human flus that circulated earlier: an influenza ark, might lead to reemergence in future

Visiting Pirbright Institute today for a meeting to discuss our @innovateuk project on developing a Nipah vaccine @CEPIvaccines

Visiting Pirbright Institute today for a meeting to discuss our @innovateuk project on developing a Nipah vaccine @CEPIvaccines

💉 - 1 vaccine
🗓️ - 10 years
👶 >100,000,000 children protected from the world's BIGGEST killer of kids

This is the story of a revolution in vaccines 👉 https://t.co/AaBp14jUce

#VaccinesWork #Access2Vaccines #GlobalHealth

💉 - 1 vaccine
🗓️ - 10 years
👶 >100,000,000 children protected from the world's BIGGEST killer of kids

This is the story of a revolution in vaccines 👉 https://t.co/AaBp14jUce

#VaccinesWork #Access2Vaccines #GlobalHealth

The next Victorian Tall Poppy is Dr Enrico Della Gaspera @RMIT working on the use of widely available, cheap and non-toxic materials for the development of next-generation electronic technologies. #YTPSAWARDS

The next Victorian Tall Poppy is Dr Enrico Della Gaspera @RMIT working on the use of widely available, cheap and non-toxic materials for the development of next-generation electronic technologies. #YTPSAWARDS
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Meet the two inspiring winners of the 2017 Metcalf Prize Jessica Mar @AIBNatUQ and Mark Dawson @VicCompCancerCr. Thanks to @AusStemCell for building national #StemCell community

Meet the two inspiring winners of the 2017 Metcalf Prize Jessica Mar @AIBNatUQ and Mark Dawson @VicCompCancerCr. Thanks to @AusStemCell for building national #StemCell community

What can @NFMRI funding do for your research? Learn about philanthropic partnerships and join Dr Noel Chambers' seminar at the @VicCompCancerCr Mon 04 Dec! Registration essential https://t.co/3UByCAO3cn

What can @NFMRI funding do for your research? Learn about philanthropic partnerships and join Dr Noel Chambers' seminar at the @VicCompCancerCr Mon 04 Dec! Registration essential https://t.co/3UByCAO3cn

Proving their research excellence, congratulations to our Professors Frank Carbone, Dale Godfrey and Bill Heath from @UniMelbMDHS at the Doherty Institute who are all on the 2017 Highly Cited Researcher List. #researchmatters #immunology https://t.co/1nfe3Mywo5

Proving their research excellence, congratulations to our Professors Frank Carbone, Dale Godfrey and Bill Heath from @UniMelbMDHS at the Doherty Institute who are all on the 2017 Highly Cited Researcher List. #researchmatters #immunology https://t.co/1nfe3Mywo5

.@SueAlberti AC may be the 'Footy Lady', but for many in Australia's philanthropic circles & medical research communities, she is a true leader. Sue has most definitely made a difference to many of our #T1D medical researchers, to people with T1D, and their friends & families.

This small skin patch could help save lives. #sciencematters @RMIT @CancerCouncilOz @sharath_sriram

This small skin patch could help save lives. #sciencematters @RMIT @CancerCouncilOz @sharath_sriram

Next up Health Innovation - with the first cohort of @Swinburne Innovation Minor students 2 teams both working with Melbourne firm Interactive to develop new approaches to activity in the workplace. #DFMgala2017 #walkingmeetings #encoragemovement #SOS

This is what we need internationally . A mobile and useful podiatry workforce that are hugely influential at every level. This would only be made better if it wasn’t a cut and paste job. #copc17 @ProfChrisNester

This is what we need internationally . A mobile and useful podiatry  workforce that are hugely influential at every level. This would only be made better if it wasn’t a cut and paste job. #copc17 @ProfChrisNester

Congratulations to these 18 Australians honoured today for their scientific excellence in the Academy’s honorific awards. 🏆 Read their incredible achievements: https://t.co/EaixqFFFzM #Honorifics2018

Congratulations to these 18 Australians honoured today for their scientific excellence in the Academy’s honorific awards. 🏆 Read their incredible achievements: https://t.co/EaixqFFFzM #Honorifics2018

Congratulations to Dr Catherine Granger, winner of this year's prestigious Victorian Tall Poppy Award! Catherine's research looks at physical activity in people with lung cancer.

Congratulations to Dr Catherine Granger, winner of this year's prestigious Victorian Tall Poppy Award! Catherine's research looks at physical activity in people with lung cancer.
Congratulations to Dr Catherine Granger, winner of this year's prestigious Victorian Tall Poppy Award! Catherine's research looks at physical activity in people with lung cancer.

Packed house @RoyalSocietyVic for the launch of @ASIForum Innovation Week 2017 “Innovation needs intention” says @ScienceChiefAu

Packed house @RoyalSocietyVic for the launch of @ASIForum Innovation Week 2017 “Innovation needs intention” says @ScienceChiefAu
Packed house @RoyalSocietyVic for the launch of @ASIForum Innovation Week 2017 “Innovation needs intention” says @ScienceChiefAu
Packed house @RoyalSocietyVic for the launch of @ASIForum Innovation Week 2017 “Innovation needs intention” says @ScienceChiefAu

"If you don't look, you cannot see" @ScienceChiefAu Alan Finkel's inspiring words kick off #Innovation Week 2017

"If you don't look, you cannot see" @ScienceChiefAu Alan Finkel's inspiring words kick off #Innovation Week 2017

CSL subsidiary, Seqirus, announced a major new investment at its advanced production facility in Liverpool, UK this week which will boost influenza vaccine production. #investment #UKmfg #pharma

Sequirus factory in Liverpool

Flu vaccine factory creates 100 new jobs

The new £40m investment will see a process carried out in Italy now take place in Merseyside.

www.bbc.com

MMIC Director, A/Prof @McIntosh_AUS, is today attending the Victorian Advanced Manufacturing Council meeting in Melbourne.

Find out more about Victorian Manufacturing: -> 🎥 https://t.co/sZqZjbR7eN via @DEDJTR

Dedicated Cancer Info & Resource Lounge opened today at Frankston Hospital - big thanks to @dryjuly for funding it https://t.co/YImaSVyOMq

Dedicated Cancer Info & Resource Lounge opened today at Frankston Hospital - big thanks to @dryjuly for funding it https://t.co/YImaSVyOMq

If you’re at #IPIC2017, don’t miss poster presentations on Ig therapy for #PrimaryImmunodeficiency

If you’re at #IPIC2017, don’t miss poster presentations on Ig therapy for #PrimaryImmunodeficiency

Here is our new website for the Ageing and Osteosarcopenia Program @AIMSSresearch :
#osteosarcopenia #osteoporosis #falls #fractures #frailty

Neonatologist and researcher @drbretty wins the @BioMedVic Early Career Clinician Researcher Award today.

Neonatologist and researcher @drbretty wins the @BioMedVic Early Career Clinician Researcher Award today.

Come along tomorrow to celebrate Monica's @BioMedVic career achievement award. Presentation 12-12.30 Lecture Theatre A, Level 7 @VicCompCancerCr @PeterMacCC . Lunch 12.30-1.30 Level 7 atrium.

Come along tomorrow to celebrate Monica's @BioMedVic career achievement award. Presentation 12-12.30 Lecture Theatre A, Level 7 @VicCompCancerCr  @PeterMacCC . Lunch 12.30-1.30 Level 7 atrium.
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