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The MTPConnect Podcast Series connects with the people and the issues behind Australia’s growing medical technologies, biotechnologies and pharmaceuticals sector.

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The MTPConnect Podcast Series connects with the people and the issues behind Australia’s growing medical technologies, biotechnologies and pharmaceuticals sector.

    VitalTrace: Revolutionising Childbirth Monitoring to Keep Mothers and Babies Safe

    VitalTrace: Revolutionising Childbirth Monitoring to Keep Mothers and Babies Safe

    The Clinical Translation and Commercialisation Medtech (CTCM) program aims to boost commercialisation of home-grown medical products. It is delivered by MTPConnect on behalf of the Medical Research Future Fund. WA-based VitalTrace is one of the companies participating in the CTCM program and developing a groundbreaking medical device to revolutionise fetal monitoring during childbirth. The company has set up an Australian-based manufacturing facility, received FDA Breakthrough device des...

    • 17 min
    The Challenge: A $5 Million Competition to Reimagine Health Care in Western Australia’s Pilbara Region

    The Challenge: A $5 Million Competition to Reimagine Health Care in Western Australia’s Pilbara Region

    Back in 2022, the Government of Western Australia issued a global challenge for a world-leading medical research and innovation solution to resolve a pressing problem of health service delivery in the remote Pilbara region.Ten projects were selected as finalists and given 12 months proof of concept funding to deliver their solution on the ground in the Pilbara. With the competition ending in October, the best solution will be selected to take home the $5 million prize supported by WA governme...

    • 32 min
    Australian Stroke and Heart Research Accelerator – driving clinical impact and entrepreneurship

    Australian Stroke and Heart Research Accelerator – driving clinical impact and entrepreneurship

    The Australian Stroke & Heart Research Accelerator (ASHRA) was established in early 2022 as part of the Targeted Translation Research Accelerator – a program delivered by MTPConnect for the Medical Research Future Fund.This is a research centre with a difference. Lead by Australia’s foremost heart and stroke researchers, ASHRA is aiming to transform the field of cardiovascular and stroke research in Australia by bringing a new sector-wide focus on clinical impact and entrepreneurship.ASHR...

    • 41 min
    From Mines to Medicines - Australia Poised for a Radiopharmaceuticals Revolution

    From Mines to Medicines - Australia Poised for a Radiopharmaceuticals Revolution

    Radiopharmaceuticals are precision nuclear medicines used for medical imaging and treatment that allow doctors to diagnose and deliver targeted therapies for diseases such as cancer. A new discussion paper from MTPConnect, ‘From Mines to Medicines. Australia’s Radiopharmaceuticals Future’ reveals how Australia is ready to play a leading role in the rise of the global radiopharmaceutical industry, as advanced therapies drive significant investment and rapid expansion. South Australia is i...

    • 1 hr 58 min
    Argenica Therapeutics Trials New Treatment to Protect the Brain after a Stroke

    Argenica Therapeutics Trials New Treatment to Protect the Brain after a Stroke

    Perth- based biotech Argenica Therapeutics is developing therapies to treat stroke and other neurological conditions. A new neuroprotective peptide treatment is now being tested for ischaemic stroke patients presenting to emergency departments at 10 hospitals around Australia and is expected to improve patient outcomes by protecting the brain tissue from dying until blood flow can be restored. CEO and Managing Director Dr Liz Dallimore joins hosts Caroline Duell and WA Life Sciences Inno...

    • 37 min
    SA Insights: Funding Programs that Drive Australia's Healthtech Innovations

    SA Insights: Funding Programs that Drive Australia's Healthtech Innovations

    Innovators have told us that funding is important but difficult to navigate. The Australian Government is committed to investing billions of dollars into medical research and industry growth, cultivating a culture of translation and improving health for all Australians. So MTPConnect’s Adelaide Intermediary Program kicked off its first SA Insights event in 2024 by bringing the Commonwealth funders together to offer invaluable insights, advice, and inspiration to over 200 guests.This episode t...

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

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25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Lisa3.14159265 ,

Topical

Great speakers and opportunities to hear from some of the leaders in the field.

lover of memoir ,

Innovative and informative

Inspiring guests and very informative about the med tech and pharma sector. Lots to learn from the guests about the sector and innovations.

BLTrack ,

Very informative !

They do a great job of letting the speaker speak without interjecting, and looking for key learnings. Good stuff !

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