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Australia continues to be an attractive destination for FDI
6 May 2011
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Australia continues to grow, demonstrating investor confidence in the strong Australian economy. Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics* shows that, year on year, FDI into Australia grew by 7.5 per c ...
Cutting-edge cancer centre to open in Australia
17 Dec 2010
German company Fresenius Kabi will open a $3.5 million oncology compounding centre in Brisbane, in the New Year.
Construction begins on Australia’s first Translational Research Institute
3 Dec 2010
Construction has begun on Australia’s first Translational Research Institute (TRI): a facility dedicated to translating scientific discoveries into applications for medical practice.
Australia pilots world’s first solar powered dialysis unit
8 Nov 2010
The German health care company, Fresenius Medical Care and Barwon Health, Victoria, have piloted the world’s first solar powered dialysis unit at Geelong Hospital.
Australian scientists make important finding in critical auto-immune disease
3 Nov 2010
Australian scientists at Sydney’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research have made an important finding about Type 1 diabetes.
Spanish biopharmaceutical group expands in Australia
20 Oct 2010
The Spanish biopharmaceutical group of companies, Grifols SA, has invested an expansion of its diagnostic plant in Melbourne, Australia.
Japanese pharma in deal with Australian biotech
8 Oct 2010
The Japanese pharmaceutical company, Daiichi Sankyo, has received approval in Japan to manufacture and market a new treatment for influenza developed by the ASX-listed Australian biotech, Biota Holdings.
Australian scientists make significant HIV discovery
1 Oct 2010
Australian scientists have made a significant discovery in the battle against HIV, which could lead to a possible cure.
Australian scientists make Huntington's discovery
16 Aug 2010
Australian scientists from the University of Melbourne have discovered the mutant protein which leads to the incurable Huntington’s disease.
Australian scientists uncover potential cancer cause
9 Aug 2010
Australian scientists have uncovered a mutation in stem cells that may be linked to the development of leukaemia, breast and colon cancer.

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