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

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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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Vaccines for this new @CEPIvaccines initiative will be manufactured at the new @VicGovAu-funded Advanced Biomedical Manufacturing Platform at @CSIROnews in Clayton.

This could potentially reduce development time for new #vaccines to as little as 16 weeks.

CSIRO on Twitter

“We've been working with @CEPIvaccines and @UQ_News to help stop the world's next epidemic in its tracks. ^SS https://t.co/vA0qt3GPJC”

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Together with @mdpprogram @Flinders & @TGAgovau #SMEAssist is presenting a 'Meeting Your Obligations' workshop in Adelaide on 14 Feb. This FREE workshop is aimed at helping those new to regulation navigate the regulatory maze. Register by Feb 1 at https://t.co/q4R2mLHLX2

Together with @mdpprogram @Flinders & @TGAgovau #SMEAssist is presenting a 'Meeting Your Obligations' workshop in Adelaide on 14 Feb. This FREE workshop is aimed at helping those new to regulation navigate the regulatory maze. Register by Feb 1 at https://t.co/q4R2mLHLX2

Join us to hear about best practice for your business in how to deal with this issue, listen to companies that have had significant challenges and are making a change, what are leaders doing and how do we develop a bit acceptable culture of this behaviour.

Not In My Workplace on Twitter

“Workplace harassment is everybody’s business. * We are a collective of CEOs and Executives taking action. Please join us 21 Feb 2019 for ...

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@WomenSciAUST I’m a proud member of Graduate Women Victoria - these scholarships support women (Aust citizens/PR) who have overcome or are dealing with disadvantage (financial, health, caring roles) - please RT to promote them #GWV

End 4th Qtr: RSA 45 - AUS 62. Shooting: RSA 45/53 (85%) - AUS 62/69 (90%) #QuadSeries #GoDiamonds #BattleOfNations #RSAvAUS

Dr Matthew Hardy from @CSL explaining the @UROP_Biomedvic #undergrad research program at #PartnersDay. Not surprisingly, there is lots of interest!

@mdpprogram @Swinburne @LaunchVic @MTPConnect_AUS @Jo_Close_ @SiropAisha @JenLeong2 @mat_richardson Such a fabulous day and brilliant discussions ...all systems are go go go for @mdpprogram in Victoria ping @kate_cornick @AndrewWear @Vic_LeadSci @NicoVoelcker @KMMcLean1306 @BioMedVicCEO @mat_richardson

The 2019 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference begins today in San Francisco. CSL CEO Paul Perreault will present on Wednesday morning. https://t.co/jqAwyddM0Z #JPM19

The 2019 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference begins today in San Francisco. CSL CEO Paul Perreault will present on Wednesday morning. https://t.co/jqAwyddM0Z #JPM19

What are cold chains? ❄️
Why are they critical for life-saving vaccines? 💉
How do we help countries revolutionise their refrigeration facilities & supply? 🚚

See the story of this tech transformation that is saving lives!
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https://t.co/OpqtNTXwTp

Cold supply for hot demand

Transforming the market for cold chain equipment in the world’s poorest countries.

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Vaccines can
protect everyone!

Through herd immunity, vaccinated people are not only protecting themselves, they are indirectly protecting their whole community.

#VaccinesWork
#GotVaccines #GotLife

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Vaccines can
protect everyone! 

Through herd immunity, vaccinated people are not only protecting themselves, they are indirectly protecting their whole community.

#VaccinesWork
#GotVaccines #GotLife

https://t.co/hMJJd5KQR9

The @ScienceChannel show "How It's Made" visited our Kankakee, Illinois manufacturing plant. Watch tomorrow (Jan. 3 at 10 p.m. ET) to see how CSL Behring makes medicines for people who have rare and serious diseases. https://t.co/75vnqjqUMd

The @ScienceChannel show "How It's Made" visited our Kankakee, Illinois manufacturing plant. Watch tomorrow (Jan. 3 at 10 p.m. ET) to see how CSL Behring makes medicines for people who have rare and serious diseases.  https://t.co/75vnqjqUMd

Vaccines are a great investment!

As @GaviSeth explained at #GaviMTR, the return on investment for immunisation is almost incomparable to other valuable public health and development investments - #VaccinesWork and they pay back!

#ROI #Fin4Dev

Vaccines are a great investment! 

As @GaviSeth explained at #GaviMTR, the return on investment for immunisation is almost incomparable to other valuable public health and development investments - #VaccinesWork and they pay back! 

#ROI #Fin4Dev
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My week on Twitter 🎉: 1 Mention, 16 Likes, 16 Retweets, 27K Retweet Reach, 11 New Followers. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 1 Mention, 16 Likes, 16 Retweets, 27K Retweet Reach, 11 New Followers. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

We're looking forward to welcoming the 2019 cohort of UROP students. UROP has been an important partner in our support of biomedical communities and we are proud to have been a principal sponsor since 2009.

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“Help us spread the word! The #UROP Welcome Forum 2019 is open for registrations: https://t.co/lynrb58dxE Join us on Feb 14th at the Melbourne T...

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Help us spread the word! The #UROP Welcome Forum 2019 is open for registrations: https://t.co/lynrb58dxE Join us on Feb 14th at the Melbourne Town Hall and discover more about @UROP_Biomedvic and the new participants!

Help us spread the word! The #UROP Welcome Forum 2019 is open for registrations: https://t.co/lynrb58dxE Join us on Feb 14th at the Melbourne Town Hall and discover more about @UROP_Biomedvic and the new participants!

NOW OPEN 🔔 Nominations for the @BioMedVic Career Recognition Award: https://t.co/PS8ZNzkqoK An award to recognise patient-based research, clinical work and impact on peers and the next generation of scientists. Nominations close 15 Feb 2019 @VCRN_BioMedVic

NOW OPEN 🔔 Nominations for the @BioMedVic Career Recognition Award: https://t.co/PS8ZNzkqoK An award to recognise patient-based research, clinical work and impact on peers and the next generation of scientists. Nominations close 15 Feb 2019 @VCRN_BioMedVic

Share your love (for research!) on Valentine's Day by attending the #UROP Forum. Meet other people who like long walks on the beach, sitting in front of a hot fire, posing for newsletter/media photos with a pipette in their hand, and wearing lab coats and safety glasses ... ❤️

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“Register now for the #UROP Welcome Forum 2019! https://t.co/lynrb58dxE The event will take place on Feb 14th at the Melbourne Town Hall. Come a...

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My week on Twitter 🎉: 2 Mentions, 3.94K Mention Reach, 19 Likes, 19 Retweets, 35.1K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 2 Mentions, 3.94K Mention Reach, 19 Likes, 19 Retweets, 35.1K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

Dr Matthew Hardy from @CSL explaining the @UROP_Biomedvic #undergrad research program at #PartnersDay. Not surprisingly, there is lots of interest!

Register now for the #UROP Welcome Forum 2019! https://t.co/lynrb58dxE The event will take place on Feb 14th at the Melbourne Town Hall. Come and discover all about UROP and the new cohort of scholars 🎓@UROP_Biomedvic

Register now for the #UROP Welcome Forum 2019! https://t.co/lynrb58dxE The event will take place on Feb 14th at the Melbourne Town Hall. Come and discover all about UROP and the new cohort of scholars 🎓@UROP_Biomedvic

The UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM (UROP) 2019 WELCOME FORUM is open for registration! @BioMedVic https://t.co/P7damnobOl

The UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM (UROP) 2019 WELCOME FORUM is open for registration! @BioMedVic https://t.co/P7damnobOl

Nominate a colleague for the @BioMedVic Career Recognition Award: https://t.co/PS8ZNzkqoK Recognising patient-based research, clinical work and impact on peers and future scientists. Nominations close 15 Feb 2019 📝

Nominate a colleague for the @BioMedVic Career Recognition Award: https://t.co/PS8ZNzkqoK Recognising patient-based research, clinical work and impact on peers and future scientists. Nominations close 15 Feb 2019 📝

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

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

Make it a great first day back in the 2019 office by nominating a #womeninSTEMM @biomelb - I have! @VictorianBIO @WomenSciAUST @veskiorg @BioMedVic @BioCurate @AusBiotech @WISEunimelb @RoyalSocietyVic @MTPConnect_AUS @medtechactuator

BioMelbourne Network on Twitter

“Who will you nominate for the 2019 BioMelbourne Network Women in Leadership Awards? #biomelbwomen #biotech #medtech #innovation https://t.co/Hi...

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My week on Twitter 🎉: 1 Mention, 2.76K Mention Reach, 9 Likes, 1 Retweet, 1.62K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 1 Mention, 2.76K Mention Reach, 9 Likes, 1 Retweet, 1.62K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 2 Mentions, 17 Likes, 8 Retweets, 13.3K Retweet Reach, 12 New Followers. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

My week on Twitter 🎉: 2 Mentions, 17 Likes, 8 Retweets, 13.3K Retweet Reach, 12 New Followers. See yours with https://t.co/rF5y8MSrf4

This month, we welcomed our newest group of @UROP_Biomedvic scholars! A great opportunity for undergraduates to gain experience in a real research environment, and undertake projects in #stemcells and #regenemed!

This month, we welcomed our newest group of @UROP_Biomedvic scholars! A great opportunity for undergraduates to gain experience in a real research environment, and undertake projects in #stemcells and #regenemed!

It's been a record year of @nhmrc grants for our researchers - more than $13.3 million received in this year's rounds, with a strong focus on translational research. Congratulations to all recipients!
#researchgrants #womenshealthresearch #newbornresearch

Record year for research grants at the Women‘s

The Women’s strong focus on translational research and clinical trials has seen researchers receive a bumper round of National Health and Medica...

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The new @BioMedVic Newsletter is out! Subscribe now and stay up to date about all our sector news: https://t.co/IYbXUUTuBn

The new @BioMedVic Newsletter is out! Subscribe now and stay up to date about all our sector news: https://t.co/IYbXUUTuBn
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