Medical science and technologies in Australia

Medical science and technologies in Australia

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Excellent research facilities, world-class scientists, and a strong but flexible regulatory regime are qualities that have made Australia a global leader in medical science and technologies, offering breakthrough research solutions and partnership opportunities.

From the medical use of penicillin and cochlear implants to more recent breakthroughs in cervical cancer and the bionic eye, Australia has a proven track record and is a world-leading destination for medical research including in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and clinical trials.

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Case Studies

Success Stories

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Amgen discovers and develops vital medicines Down Under
The US biotech, Amgen, rates Australia as one of the top medical study locations outside the United States.
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Success Story: Carl Zeiss
Carl Zeiss Vision shares Australian research vision
The German optical lens manufacturer is using Australian innovation to both improve the vision of myopia sufferers, and to slow the progression of the condition.
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Investor update

CSIRO releases strategy for future
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has released its strategy for the future – a masterplan running over the next five years to improve Australia’s record in innovation.
Bio-pharma giant links with University of Adelaide
Fifty of AstraZeneca’s drug compounds will be given to researchers at the university for the study of new therapies.
Queensland-US initiative to develop disease-fighting drugs
The Queensland Government is to support a Queensland-US initiative aimed at discovering and developing drugs to target diseases such as cancer, diabetes, infectious diseases and inflammatory disorders ...
BIO 2015 – world’s largest biotech convention
BIO 2015, the world’s largest biotech convention, is being held from June 15-18 in Philadelphia. Australia will be well represented, both in the larger convention and at the smaller, select Partnering ...

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Reports and

Why Australia - Benchmark Report

Benchmark Report 2015

The Benchmark Report considers the key investor Indicators of Growth, Innovation, Talent, Location, and Business and compares Australia's position with other countries
Benchmark Report

Data Alerts

Data Alerts provide the latest statistics and figures on Australia's performance across key economic and financial related indicators
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