Collaborate + Connect + Commercialise
February 20, 2018

The Melbourne Biomedical Precinct is partnering with industry to help scientists fast track their research and their impact through a series of networking events. The aim of the events is two-fold: equip scientists with information and skills to translate and commercialise their discoveries and secondly introduce them to people who can make that dream a reality, including investors and industry experts. The events feature a … Continue reading Collaborate + Connect + Commercialise »

Boost for biomedical precinct
February 1, 2018

The new Parkville Station, part of the Metro Tunnel Project, will open doors for the acclaimed Melbourne Biomedical Precinct. Made up of 30 hospitals, medical research institutions, biomedical organisations and universities largely located to the north of the central city, the precinct employs around 34,000 people and educates more than 7000 students annually. The precinct partners, some in operation for more than 160 years, have … Continue reading Boost for biomedical precinct »

Local Biomedical Researchers Awarded Major Scholarships
August 6, 2017

Five of the brightest scientific minds from the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct have been chosen as 2017 International Research Scholars enabling them to advance their ground-breaking research across the globe. The scientists are from Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Walter and Eliza Institute of Medical Research, the Doherty Institute and the University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Institute. They were chosen from a global field of 1,400 applicants and … Continue reading Local Biomedical Researchers Awarded Major Scholarships »

Future Melbourne: Ambitious overhaul of Parkville health hub
November 11, 2016

Parkville could be transformed into a living and working city-within-a-city to lure both medical tourists and the “young geniuses” who can run international drug trials and develop new cures and treatments. But the ambitious overhaul of the healthcare hub, led by Melbourne Health’s former chief, most likely won’t come without short-term pain and major traffic re-routing. Plans for a private hospital for overseas patients, nearby … Continue reading Future Melbourne: Ambitious overhaul of Parkville health hub »

Appointment of Executive Chair, Melbourne Biomedical Precinct
October 7, 2016

Dr Gareth Goodier has been appointed Executive Chair of the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct. The new Executive Chair role was created following recommendations from the Premier’s Jobs and Investment Panel to strengthen governance and drive economic development in the Precinct which is centred in Parkville. Dr Goodier has been the Chief Executive of several major health systems and academic hospitals for the last 25 years, including at … Continue reading Appointment of Executive Chair, Melbourne Biomedical Precinct »