Professor Brandon Wainwright, cancer and cystic fibrosis researcher, is the new director of an Australian bioscience flagship, the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) at the University of Queensland (UQ).
The Company Chemists Association has offered Australian companies the opportunity to attend New Frontiers 2007, business seminar and business speed dating event, which seeks to help international companies that are keen to expand into the United Kingdom pharmacy market to fast track their business and understanding of the market.
Entries are now being accepted for Innovicâ€™s Next Big Thing Award 2007.
An award was announced at the AusBiotech 2006 Conference in Sydney, giving Australian scientists at the forefront of Australian medical research an opportunity to build their networks within the global arena and follow in the footsteps of Australian of the Year, Ian Frazer, taking his Australian research into the HPV vaccine to the global market.
When: 2-4 March 2007
Where: Sydney Convention Exhibition Centre
Information on a new global system for the classification and labelling of chemicals was released by the Australian Compensation and Safety Council (ASCC) this week.
Australiaâ€™s wine industry is seeking to boost investment in research and development to $225 million per annum to maintain the edge that new technologies and innovation has given the industry over its global competitors.
At the opening of the 2006 Laboratory Managers Conference at the Carlton Crest Hotel, Melbourne, the SIAâ€™s executive director, Duncan Jones MAICD, announced the formation of the Australasian Laboratory Managerâ€™s Association (ALMA).
The latest addition to a cluster of research institutes at The University of Queensland, the $70m Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), has opened at the university's St Lucia campus.
ARC has announced the outcomes of the Australian Research Councilâ€™s National Competitive Grants Program for 2007.
The Siemens Science Experience is a three-day hands-on science, engineering and technology program that will be conducted in Australian universities in 2006/2007 for students who will be entering year 10 in 2007.
The Small Scale Technology Cluster (STC) has available small cash grants and discounted access to MiniFABâ€™s facilities through its Small Scale Technology Access Program. Applications will be reviewed and ranked by the STC Scientific Review Panel.
Australia is a net importer of intellectual property rights. A question that all people who invest in intellectual property should ask is "Are you paying too much?" The answer to this question in many cases is "Yes!"
A Queensland biotechnology company has raised AU$11.9 m to fund the development of new types of therapeutic drugs.
Eight up-and-coming University of Queensland researchers have received awards at the 2006 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards held at Brisbane Customs House.