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Australian scientific investment helps develop artificial muscles with super human strength
9 Apr 2014
Australian scientists are part of an international collaboration that has developed artificial muscles from high-strength polymer fishing line. Produced by twisting and coiling the fishing line and applying heat, the scientists have produced muscles ...
Fresenius Kabi injects A$47 million into pharma manufacturing in Australia
4 Mar 2014
German healthcare company, Fresenius Kabi will invest A$47 million to expand its Australian operations with a new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Melbourne.
Sanofi Pasteur enlists University of Melbourne to develop vaccines against infectious diseases
25 Feb 2014
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the French integrated healthcare leader Sanofi, will partner with the University of Melbourne to work together to develop immune-boosters and vaccines.
Australian Government injects $25 million into nano-material research
23 Jan 2014
New advances in research on the use of smart nano-materials in biotech and clean energy will be made possible by a $25 million funding boost from the Australian Government.
Dutch pharmaceutical company opens $62m facility in Australia
14 Nov 2013
DSM Pharmaceutical Products has opened a new state-of-the-art biomanufacturing facility in Australia, underpinning the nation’s reputation for world-class medical innovation.
A$10 million for Australian bionic eye research
11 Jul 2013
The Australian government is providing an extra $A10 million to fund Australian researchers working to develop a bionic eye.
UQ hydrogen innovation wins joint investment from Government, French multinational
22 May 2013
French multi-national Air Liquide and the Australian Government’s Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund have invested more than A$9 million in hydrogen storage technology developed by Australia’s University of Queensland (UQ).
Dutch pharmaceutical company to open plant in Australia
13 May 2013
DSM Pharmaceutical Products will open a new facility in Australia to manufacture drugs for early-stage clinical trials of treatment for arthritis, cancer and other diseases.
Australian scientists make landmark insulin discovery
11 Feb 2013
Australian scientists, at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research in Melbourne, have made a landmark discovery about how insulin docks onto cells.
Australian scientists hail ‘potential cure for AIDS’
23 Jan 2013
Australian scientists at the Queensland Institute for Medical Research have reported a discovery that could lead to a potential cure for AIDS.

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