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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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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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Australian researchers developing novel uses with 4D printing
Australian researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) are building objects in 4D, taking 3D technology to a new level.
Two Industry Growth Centre Chairs announced
The Australian Government has appointed the Chairs of its remaining two industry growth centres, responsible for Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals, and Oil, Gas and Energy Resources.
CSIRO performs strongly on global benchmarks
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, performs strongly against international benchmarks according to its annual Science Health ...
Janssen invests in medical research at Monash
Global pharmaceutical company Janssen-Cilag, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has signed a three-year agreement with Australia’s Monash University to undertake collaborative research into autoimmune ...

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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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