Formally announced this morning (15 August 2013) in a release by Minister Tom Kenyon’s office (Minister for Manufacturing, Innovation and Trade), the Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) has received funding for the next three years from the Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE) to facilitate the delivery of the Manufacturing Works, Medical Technologies Program.
South Australia’s medical technology sector are set to benefit from the $750,000 funding commitment, aimed to support the development of new, high-tech medical devices.
To read the full media release, click here.
Under the Medical Technologies Program, companies, commercial enterprises or an individual who agrees to form such an entity, with a current or proposed connection in South Australia, can benefit from R&D assistance through the MDPP. With access to all three publicly-funded South Australian Universities, the MDPP can offer multi-disciplinary research expertise and state-of-the-art facilities for product development and testing.
The first round of applications for the Medical Technologies Program will close on Friday 6 September 2013. If you would like to benefit from R&D assistance via this program contact the MDPP today.