Breakthrough Victoria backs Neo-Bionica

Bioelectrical medical device developer Neo-Bionica has secured an investment of $5 million from Breakthrough Victoria, which will accelerate its growth both domestically and internationally. Neo-Bionica is a Melbourne advanced MedTech manufacturer that specialises in providing commercialisation and manufacturing services to develop AI-powered implantable and wearable medical devices. The company’’s expertise includes developing devices designed to…

Signature Orthopaedics, RMIT, University of Melbourne to announce collaborative projects within months

Medical device and implants developer Signature Orthopaedics, RMIT University and the University of Melbourne have announced a new partnership, aiming to bring new personalised medical implant technologies to market. In a statement on Monday, the partnership was described as linking the company with research excellence in biomedical engineering, health, medicine, technology development and design. The…

Towards 3% R%D – Building innovation capability by Danny Samson

Today in our editorial series – Towards 3% R&D – Turbocharging Australia’s Innovation Effort – we look at the evidence from innovation research. Professor Danny Samson outlines the steps needed to turn R&D into business success. Companies in Australia have a terrific opportunity to grow through innovation, given our access to global markets and the…

Towards 3% R&D – Medical manufacturing to propel the economy by Dig Howitt of Cochlear

Australia’s R&D effort is focused around medical technologies and here in our editorial series – Towards 3% R&D – Turbocharging Australia’s Innovation Effort – Dig Howitt of Cochlear outlines the way ahead to support innovation in the sector. Cochlear has long been a pioneer in innovation. It has reshaped hearing technology and made substantial contributions…