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Giant US biotech partners in Queensland Investment Fund
7 Jun 2010
The Queensland Government has joined the US-based global biopharmaceutical giant, Eli Lilly & Company and other US partners, to invest in an Australia-first venture capital fund worth US$250 million, which will be used to expand and develop the Austr ...
UK clinical trials company invests in Australian presence
28 May 2010
The UK-based research organisation Chiltern International Limited has launched operations in Victoria as part of the company’s expansion in the Asia-Pacific region.
Netherlands biotech to open major biopharmaceutical facility in Australia
24 May 2010
The Netherlands-based life sciences and materials company, Royal DSM NV, has entered into an agreement with the Australian Government and the Queensland State Government to open a major biopharmaceutical facility in Brisbane.
Australia developing new Alzheimer’s treatments
20 May 2010
The newly-established Australian biotech, BACE Therapeutics, has received funding from the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) to develop new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
Australian scientists unveil ‘bionic’ eye
30 Apr 2010
Australian scientists at Bionic Vision Australia have unveiled a ‘bionic’ eye concept which will assist people suffering from vision loss.
Australian scientists make breast cancer discovery
14 Apr 2010
Australian scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research have identified a key signal that triggers breast stem cells to grow.
Discovery by Australian researchers opens possibility for new diabetes treatments
12 Apr 2010
Australian scientists have identified the structure of the insulin receptor, which will make new treatments possible for diabetes.
Australia sets out new technologies strategy
3 Mar 2010
The Australian Government has committed over $38 million for a National Enabling Technologies Strategy (NETS) to ensure that Australia will benefit from new technologies.
Australian university partners with US computing giant
24 Feb 2010
The University of Melbourne and the US computer giant IBM are collaborating on a new supercomputer which will be dedicated to life sciences research.
Australian researchers develop world first technique for use in heart bypass surgery
15 Feb 2010
Scientists from the Centre for Vascular Research at the University of New South Wales in Sydney have developed a world first technique that dramatically increases the success rate of coronary artery bypass grafts.

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