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International BioFest 2016

The International BioFest 2016 brought three major events to Melbourne from 24-27 October 2016. Events included the 17th International Biotechnology Symposium (IBS 2016), presenting the most advanced issues in biotechnology, green chemistry and its related fields; AusBiotech 2016, Australia’s life sciences conference; and Australia Biotech Invest 2016, Australia’s life sciences investment showcase. International BioFest attracted 1,730 participants, including 501 international gue... | View Gallery

Ag & Foodtech Symposium 2016

Bringing together industry, researchers and investors, the Ag & Foodtech Symposium 2016 examined critical issues in the acceleration of technology translation and the adoption of advanced agricultural and food biotechnology innovations. The event, held in Brisbane from 2 - 3 August, attracted nearly 150 delegates and featured keynote speakers Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia's Chief Scientist and Dr Mirjana Prica, Managing Director, Food & Agribusiness Growth Centre. | View Gallery

Celebrating the past, inspiring the future: AusBiotech's 30th anniversary luncheon

AusBiotech celebrated three decades years of Australian biotechnology success on 15 July in Melbourne, marking 30 years since the organisation was first founded as the Australian Biotechnology Association. The luncheon featured a panel of experienced and renowned speakers, including Dr Anna Lavelle, Dr Peter French, Bronwyn LeGrice, Prof Andrew Wilks and Jeremy Curnock Cook, who reflected on the past and provided a vision for biotechnology’s exciting future. | View Gallery

Australian delegation to BIO 2016

AusBiotech managed the 2016 Australian delegation to the BIO International Convention, this year held in San Francisco. AusBiotech had the pleasure of working with the Department of Industry and the Queensland and Victorian State Governments on a national approach to represent the Australian biotech sector. This year we had 271 Australian attendees at the convention and the highlight, as always, was our longstanding tradition, the Australian and New Zealand Wine Tasting event. The convention... | View Gallery

AusMedtech 2016 - Australia's Medical Technology Conference

AusBiotech recently presented the ninth Annual AusMedtech Conference on 10 - 11 May 2016 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. AusMedtech is Australia’s premier medical technology event, bringing together key stakeholders of the Australian and international medical devices and diagnostics sector. This year, exhibitor spaces were sold out and the Conference attracted the largest exhibitor numbers to date.View the highlights of AusMedtech 2016.  | View Gallery

Advanced Manufacturing Summit 2015

The 2015 Advanced Manufacturing Summit (AMS) was held at The Menzies Hotel Sydney from 17 – 18 November 2015. The summit featured a two-day program including influential keynote speakers and interactive panel sessions, and attracted 165 delegates made up of key industry, government and academic personnel. Delegates participated in discussions to explore how advanced manufacturing can transform the Australian economy by developing more sustainable knowledge-intensive, high-value, globall... | View Gallery

AusBiotech 2015 national conference

AusBiotech 2015, held at the Melbourne Convention Centre from 7 – 9 October, discussed new and diverse topics vital to success in the global life sciences industry, exploring current and emerging trends, breakthroughs and war stories from a range of areas such as regenerative medicine, research translation strategies, new markets, business development, access to capital and clinical trials. | View Gallery

Tech Transfer Summit Australia 2015

TTS Australia 2015 was held at University of Queensland’s, Customs House, in Brisbane on 24-25 September. Hosted by UniQuest, the boutique Summit featured two-days of interactive presentations across all areas of tech transfer. Topics discussed included global perspective on translation, freedom to operate in IP, valuing your opportunity, business modelling to partnering and new horizons in financing to name a few. Attendees were hosted by Fisher Adams Kelly for end of Day 1 drinks, fo... | View Gallery

ABIC 2015 - Agricultural Bioscience International Conference

AusBiotech was pleased to host the ABIC 2015 conference. The theme for ABIC 2015 was "New thinking, new discoveries and new applications". In addition to building on past accomplishments to create a strong and sustainable industry, the program celebrated innovation in agricultural biotechnology. | View Gallery

Australian delegation to BIO 2015

AusBiotech managed the 2015 Australian delegation to the BIO International Convention, this year held in Philadelphia on 15 - 18 June. AusBiotech had the pleasure of working with the Department of Industry and the Victorian State Government on a national approach to represent the Australian biotech sector. This year we had just on 200 Australian attendees at the convention and the highlight, as always, was our longstanding tradition, the Australian and New Zealand Wine Tasting event. The con... | View Gallery

AusMedtech 2015 - Australia's Medical Technology Conference

AusBiotech recently presented the 8th Annual AusMedtech conference on 29-30 April 2015, attracting 397 delegates the largest AusMedtech conference to date. AusMedtech is Australia's premier medical technology conference for medtech executives, providing business partnering opportunities for decision-makers. | View Gallery

Australia Biotech Invest 2014

Australia Biotech Invest was Australia’s largest life science investor meeting for 2014. Held 3-4 December in Melbourne, the event celebrated the innovation and positive momentum happening in the Australian life sciences sector and set the stage for further growth in investment and partnering opportunities. Australia Biotech Invest 2014 was co-organised by AusBiotech and Hong Kong-based Beacon, with the Victorian Government Department of State Development, Business and Innovation as Hos... | View Gallery

Advanced Manufacturing Summit (AMS) 2014

AusBiotech’s inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Summit (AMS) was held at The Four Seasons Hotel Sydney from 10 – 11 November 2014. The summit featured a two-day program including influential keynote speakers and interactive panel sessions, and attracted 170 delegates made up of key industry, government and academic personnel. Delegates participated in discussions to drive change and embrace the opportunities for Australia’s current and future manufacturers and their supply cha... | View Gallery

AusBiotech 2014 national conference

AusBiotech 2014, held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from 29 – 31 October, brought together experts from across the biotechnology sector for timely discussions about the importance of life sciences innovation to Australia’s current and future prosperity. The conference attracted international delegates from 21 countries, the largest delegations travelling from China, NZ, the USA , the UK and Singapore. AusBiotech 2014 featured an outstanding line-up of Australi... | View Gallery

Tech Transfer Summit Australia 2014

TTS Australia 2014 was held at the BioSA Conference Centre, Adelaide, from 2 - 3 September. Featuring two-days of interactive presentations, delegates attended the Summit across all areas of tech transfer including universities, medical research institutes, investors and early-stage biotech companies. They participated in discussions about best practices, lessons learned and key issues such as licencing, strategic industry-research collaborations, IP and commercial negotiation. | View Gallery

Australian delegation to BIO 2014 International Convention

AusBiotech managed the 2014 Australian delegation to the BIO International Convention, this year held in San Diego on 23-26 June. AusBiotech had the pleasure of working with the Department of Industry, the Victorian State Government and the NSW State Government on a national approach to represent the Australian biotech sector. This year we had 44 companies featured on the stand and over 230 Australian attendees at the convention, the pavilion also promoted Australian biotech and our opportun... | View Gallery

AusMedtech 2014 - Australia's Medical Technology Conference

AusBiotech recently presented the 7th Annual AusMedtech conference on 1-2 April 2014. AusMedtech is Australia's premier medical technology conference for medtech executives, providing business partnering opportunities for decision-makers. It brings together key stakeholders of the Australian and international medical devices and diagnostics sector, to discuss the major issues in global medtech success with a focus on emerging markets. | View Gallery

Australia China Life Science Summit 2014

Recognising the leading role China will take globally in the future of life sciences, AusBiotech presented the second Australia China Life Science Summit at the Amora Jamison Hotel in Sydney on 18 and 19 February 2014. The Summit took the issues and challenges raised by the inaugural Summit and focused on how to navigate the ever-changing, rapidly developing and complex China market to build mutually-fruitful partnerships. Over two days, delegates gained expert insights, heard case studies a... | View Gallery

AusBiotech 2013 national conference

The brightest brains in biotechnology and innovation recently gathered for the AusBiotech 2013 national conference; the annual gathering of biotechnology experts in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region. The event was held from 30 October to 1 November 2013 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. AusBiotech 2013 featured a stellar line-up of Australian and international speakers from the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, life science, business, investment, research and health indus... | View Gallery

Australia Biotech Invest 2013

Australia Biotech Invest 2013 was Australia’s biggest life science investor meeting to date. Held 28 –29 October at the Melbourne Convention Centre, the event attracted 35 presenting companies and 300 investors from around the world, providing a platform for Australian life science companies to showcase their innovation for investment and partnerships. Discussions covered global biotech investment trends and opportunities, key challenges, strategic partnering for long-term success... | View Gallery

TTS - Technology Transfer Summit 2013

The first ever Tech Transfer Summit in Australia was held at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, from 3 - 4 September. The summit that was attended by scientists, investors and representatives of IP, legal and accounting firms featured interactive presentations across the two days that facilitated open discussion and debate on best practices, lessons learned and key issues, such as negotiations, licencing, strategic industry-research collaborations, IP and co... | View Gallery

Australia China Life Science Summit 2013

Acknowledging the leading role China will take globally in the future of life sciences, AusBiotech organised the inaugural Australia China Life Sciences Summit in March this year. The event was held in Melbourne and attracted 136 key stakeholders from Australia and China to discuss China’s life science industry landscape and was officially opened by Mr Shi Weiqiang the Consul General for the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne. Delegates gained expert knowledge and first hand... | View Gallery

AusMedtech 2013's move to Melbourne hailed a success

In what was described as the best AusMedtech (16 – 17 May 2013) conference yet, Australia's premier medical technology conference recently wrapped up for another year amid messages of congratulations. Held in Melbourne for the first time since the conference began six years ago, the event brought together key medtech executives in the Australian and international medical devices and diagnostics sector to discuss major issues and challenges in global medtech success, with a focus on emer... | View Gallery

AusBiotech 2012: The conference that stops the industry for networking and learning

The AusBiotech 2012 national conference again showcased the great talent and intellectual capital within Australia’s biotechnology industry, 29 October - 1 Nov 2012. This conference, held in Melbourne, was another outstanding success with great support from local and international delegates, investors, exhibitors and speakers. The event, supported by the Victorian Government and opened by the Minister for Technology, the Honourable Gordon Rich-Phillips, attracted 1,234 participants acr... | View Gallery