Member Services - Business Solutions

AusBiotech Business Solutions Program

The AusBiotech Business Solutions Program offers our members special benefits on products and services that are essential to their business operations. Members receive experience, expertise and significant savings through AusBiotech’s strategic partnerships with industry-leading suppliers.

Download the Business Solutions Program 2017 brochure.





 OFX Foreign Exchange Transfers











Avatar Brokers Pty Limited

AusBiotech has selected Avatar Brokers as its endorsed broker for life science companies.

The key advantage Avatar offers is objective, in-depth research on industry specific exposures. Avatar understands the unique requirements of your industry, and takes the time to understand the specific issues and challenges facing your business. With notable expertise in the life sciences and technology sector, Avatar aims to deliver real financial and business benefits.

Nil commission, fee for service & fully transparent. AusBiotech members are offered a free confidential assessment of their insurance needs against industry best practice. For more information please click here.

Please contact Ben Howells, Account Manager, 03 9935 5272.


Chubb Insurance Australia Limited

AusBiotech has selected Chubb Insurance Australia Limited as its endorsed property and casualty insurer for pharmaceutical, medical device and medical biotechnology life science companies.

Chubb are pleased to provide AusBiotech members with a               '5% discount' on the cost of property, general liability and clinical trials insurance products.

Chubb has been one of the top providers of insurance protection to the life sciences industry worldwide for more than 20 years. Chubb has a unit focused exclusively on the life sciences industry and continues to break through traditional boundaries with sophisticated insurance solutions that respond to the growing needs of this industry.

With our commitment, expertise and tailored products, Chubb is the insurer of choice for pharmaceutical organisations, medical device companies, healthcare product service organisations and more.

Please contact George Gilmour, Life Science Manager Australia & New Zealand, (02) 9273 0461 to discuss in more detail or click to view the Life Science Brochure and website.


 OFX Foreign Exchange Transfers


OFX – Foreign Exchange Services

OFX have managed international payments for more than 180,000 customers globally and is represented in Sydney, London, Toronto, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Auckland with more locations pending. With six international offices, OFX can service your needs wherever your work or life may take you.

AusBiotech has partnered with foreign exchange specialist - OFX to assist you to save on your foreign exchange transactions, whether you are an individual client or a corporate client who is attending international conferences, investing in overseas property or shares, requiring to pay international invoices or receiving foreign payments.

AusBiotech members can enjoy 'fee free' transfers and access to highly competitive exchange rates means members can potentially save hundreds and even thousands depending on their transfer amount with the following unique benefits:

 fee free transfers for AusBiotech members 
 24 hour online access, seven days a week 
 24 hour phone support, five days a week 
 Personalised service from a dedicated dealing desk to help you manage your international payment strategies or one-off transactions 
 Access to a wide range of FX tools 
 Access to daily and weekly market commentary to help you keep across market movements

Register online - If you are a Company, please click here and if you are an Individual follow the link or contact Albert Ton directly on +61 2 8667 8062 or Tim Bentley on +61 2 8667 8055 to discuss how OFX can help you save on your next international transfer.


Biotech Daily

Biotech Daily covers the major announcements from ASX-listed biotech companies as well as the major research institutes and developments in government policy.

Biotech Daily is pleased to extend AusBiotech members a 10% discount on a subscription.

Contact to discuss in more detail.





Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan’s Knowledge Partnership with AusBiotech provides members with exclusive in-depth coverage of the life science sector.

Members receive a range of specialised market insight reports at flagship conferences and can access a free one-hour demonstration /navigation session on data services.

Please click here to view Frost & Sullivan's LifeSciences portal or contact Melissa Tan to discuss in more detail.




BioTech Primer is pleased to extend AusBiotech members a special 10% discount on course registration fees for BioTech Primer ‘online’ courses.

BioTech Primer delivers current, relevant training to help professionals understand the science, business, and regulatory processes essential to the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Molecular Diagnostics and Medical Device industries.

Online Learning courses are for Non-Scientists, Life Science Professionals and Healthcare Workers, with options available for small groups or large companies.

Online courses include:

 Biotech for Non-Scientists
 Drug Development
 Molecular Diagnostics
 Diagnostics Medical Devices
 Biosafety Biorisk

To register for an online course visit the website and quote 'Coupon code: AUSBIOTECH' at the checkout, to receive your 10% discount.

The Biotech Primer eBook: An insider’s guide to the science driving biotech and pharma – Free copy for members

This 200-page book features illustrations and a glossary of biotechnology terms. The text takes an in-depth look at the biotech industry, and in particular, the science that drives it. From cell structure to protein structure; gene expression to genetic variation and genetic engineering; the human immune response to the production of antibodies for biotech application; and finally drug discovery, drug development, and biomanufacturing – we discuss the key concepts and technologies that impact current biotechnology developments.

Click here to access your complimentary copy of The Biotech Primer eBook.





Biotechgate is the global lead sourcing database for the Biotech, Pharma and Medtech industries.

Biotechgate is pleased to extend AusBiotech members a special 15% discount for a subscription to the database, which will assist with identifying potential business partners, new leads and benchmark deals.

 Search and contact direct prospects via published licensing opportunities
 Unique dataset and data management process
 Small Biotech, Medtech and Pharma companies
 Over 38,000 companies including management contacts, products and financing rounds
 Collaboration with a worldwide network of over 30 cluster organizations
 Unique interface to world leading partnering software
 Benchmark Licensing Deals with key financial information

Please click here to view Biotechgate portal or contact Pravin Krishnan or call +65 3159 0720 to discuss in more detail.



AusBiotech members receive 15% discount on new recurring subscription - Elsevier Pharma & Biotech databases

Scopus - Science Direct - Reaxys - - Pharma Pendium

Contact Shalini Dubey to discuss in more detail.





Amora Hotel Sydney

The Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney in collaboration with AusBiotech would like to extend a discount offer to all AusBiotech members looking to source quality accommodation in Sydney’s Central Business District.

Located close to Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and other Sydney landmarks, the Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney is ideally located for leisure and business travellers alike. With 415 newly refurbished guest rooms, two restaurants, a bar plus a dedicated relaxation zone incorporating Amora Day Spa, heated indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and gym, the Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney is the perfect place to stay in Sydney.

Book with the hotel direct to secure a 10% Discount on the Best Available Rate of the Day!

How to book

Contact reservations direct on phone +61 2 9696 2500 or email and Quote Booking Code – AUSBIO to secure your discount.

To book online – CLICK HERE

Terms and conditions apply


Remember to quote your AusBiotech membership ID number. Not sure of your membership number?
Tanya Daw | E: | Tel: (03) 9828 1431

Would you like to take advantage of the special offers, but not yet a member?
Click here for details about how to join AusBiotech.

All Business Solutions Program enquires:
Contact: Tanya Daw | E: | Tel: (03) 9828 1431


* Please note: AusBiotech has arrangements with a number of service providers to facilitate introductions between members and these service providers, to provide information to members regarding the services offered and for members to be offered discounts on some services. In assisting members in this way, including providing information to members, AusBiotech is not acting as an agent for any of the service providers or recommending that the services offered are appropriate for any particular member. Members should carefully consider all information provided and conduct independent evaluations before making a decision to enter into any arrangements with a service provider. In some circumstances, AusBiotech receives revenue on any member generated activity through these service providers.This revenue is used to benefit and maintain the services that AusBiotech offers to its members.