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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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PSL expands to Australia to meet demand from Asia
UK-based Powder Systems Ltd (PSL), a pharmaceutical filtration, drying and containment manufacturer, has opened an office in Australia, expanding its operations to Perth on the back of growing demand ...
CSL establishes global manufacturing centre in Australia
Australian biotechnology company, CSL Limited has established a new manufacturing facility in Melbourne as part of an A$257 million expansion to boost production of its popular blood plasma therapeuti ...
Australian scientific investment helps develop artificial muscles with super human strength
Australian scientists are part of an international collaboration that has developed artificial muscles from high-strength polymer fishing line. Produced by twisting and coiling the fishing line and a ...
Fresenius Kabi injects A$47 million into pharma manufacturing in Australia
German healthcare company, Fresenius Kabi will invest A$47 million to expand its Australian operations with a new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Melbourne.

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Why Australia - Benchmark Report

Benchmark Report 2014

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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