$40 million to develop new medications for chronic diseases

The Morrison Government’s Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF) is investing $20 million in Australian biotech start-up George Medicines to develop new medications for the prevention of heart attacks and strokes, as well as treatments for a range of chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, hypertension and diabetes. The funding comprises $10 million from the Government…

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – GREATER OPPORTUNITIES FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN IN STEM

The Morrison Government is building on its commitment to get more girls and women into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), to secure their futures and make sure Australia’s economy continues to thrive. To mark International Women’s Day, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews today launched the Women in STEM Action Plan and…

FIRE FIGHTING INNOVATION SHARES IN $3.1M GRANTS BOOST

A Queensland company will soon be fitting its fire fighting invention to helicopters across the globe, thanks to support from the Morrison Government. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment is among 10 businesses sharing in $3.1 million in Accelerating Commercialisation grants. “These grants support businesses exhibiting Aussie ingenuity…