BioMedVic Members in the Spotlight at AusBiotech 2016

Members will be pleased to hear that – once again – Biomedical Research Victoria is assisting the Victorian Government with the state’s presence at the upcoming AusBiotech 2016 International BioFest conference.

The event is expected to attract over 2,000 delegates from around the world to Melbourne in October – and we have been busy ensuring Victorian researchers from academia and industry receive the attention they deserve.  Continue reading

Celebrating 15 Years of Advocacy


As Biomedical Research Victoria celebrates its 15th anniversary, we take a look back at the history of the state’s leading network of universities, medical research institutes, academic hospitals, CSIRO and other research organisations. BioMedVic helps Victoria’s remarkable health and medical research community deliver better health and economic outcomes through advocacy and activities that lead to more investment, greater efficiency and world-class capability.

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Connecting research with industry to improve health and create wealth

Bravo Frank McGuire, Victorian Parliamentary Secretary for Medical Research, for the passionate call to Australian researchers published last week in the Herald Sun to add their ingenuity and innovation to that of the US in the fight to cure cancer.

Highlighted by US President Obama in his 2016 State of the Union address, Cancer Moonshot 2020 is a collaborative program aimed at combating cancer by the end of the decade. Continue reading