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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.
Australian scientists make important finding in malaria research
2 Feb 2010
Scientific researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne have found a group of proteins that could be used in the development of an effective vaccine against the blood-stage of malaria.
New bioscience research centre benefits Australian clinical trials sector
16 Dec 2009
An $11.2 million cutting-edge bioscience research facility, just opened at Victoria’s Monash University, will benefit the Australian clinical trials sector.
Discovery by Australian researchers leads to test for aggressive cancers
26 Nov 2009
A discovery by Australian researchers is being hailed as the first major breakthrough in some aggressive types of cancers in 30 years.
World class research facility opens in Australia
11 Nov 2009
A new world class research facility has been opened in Sydney by Senator Kim Carr, Australia’s Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. Located at the University of Technology, the new Microbial and Cellular Imaging and Analysis Facil ...
Government boosts clinical trials in Australia
30 Oct 2009
The Australian Government has announced the creation of an Action Group to boost Australia as a preferred destination for clinical trials.
US pharmaceutical services company opens new office in Australia
21 Oct 2009
The US regulatory affairs and product development consulting company, Ground Zero Pharmaceuticals, has opened a new office in Australia. The new office, in Brisbane, will offer support to Australian clients taking their programs to the United States ...
Australia ranked second in world for quality of life
14 Oct 2009
The United Nations Development Program’s just published Human Development -Report 2009 has ranked Australia second among 182 countries for quality of life.

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