Medical Research Future Fund: the gift that keeps on giving

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced new research made possible by the Medical Research Future Fund – it’s a sad week when he doesn’t, which is very good for this, or any government.

Yesterday’s was the $32m Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry grant programme “which will assist researchers gain access to entrepreneurial training and experience. CMM thought this is what the MTP Connect medtech and growth centre (“Increasing collaboration and commercialisation across the sector”), does but the feds say, “with a 70 per cent achievement of new to world innovation, Australia could do better this space.” The programme will be allocated over four years with application due April 9.


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