Cancer Therapeutics CRC signs huge agreement with Pfizer

31 October 2018

Melbourne-headquartered Cancer Therapeutics CRC (CTx) last week announced a two-year research collaboration and a license agreement with Pfizer Inc.. Under the terms of the agreement, Pfizer will gain the rights to two novel pre-clinical cancer programs and CTx will receive US$14.2 million (AUD$20M) upfront payment, up to a potential US$460 million (AUD$648M) in development and sales milestones, as well as royalties on product sales if the program reaches commercialization.  Read More...

Four undergraduates complete CRC ORE intern program

17 April 2018

CRC ORE’s Grade Engineering modelling programs have been strengthened over the summer thanks to the work of four motivated students who joined CRC ORE for our inaugural vacation intern program. Alex Perera, James Bamford, and Jacob Rogers joined us from The University of Queensland (UQ).  Read More...

Wound Management Innovation CRC Cements a Legacy by Incorporating Wound Innovations

3 April 2018

The Wound Management Innovation CRC (‘Wound CRC’) is proud to announce the incorporation and registration for one of its legacy vehicles, Wound Innovations. This will ensure Australia remains at the leading edge of optimal patient care through the delivery of clinical services, telehealth, education, credentialing and ongoing research.  Read More...

APRIL in December call for new scientists and new science

10 January 2018

Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) today made its first call for research proposals to markedly enhance the competiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry.  Read More...

Eric Reynolds awarded Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation

20 October 2017

Laureate Professor Eric Reynolds AO FICD FTSE FRACDS, Chief Executive Officer of the Oral Health CRC at The University of Melbourne, has been announced as the winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation.  Read More...

Health bids dominate 19th Round

26 July 2017

Five health-related CRC bids, three in food and agriculture, two in energy and one mining make up the 19th funding round of the Cooperative Research Centres Programme. AusIndustry is yet to make any announcements on the nature of the round, so discussion here is based on the CRC Association’s inquiries.  Read More...

Wound CRC researcher awarded prestigious 2017 Clunies Ross Innovation Award

28 June 2017

Distinguished Professor Mike Xie, Director of RMIT’s Centre for Innovative Structures and Materials, and Project Leader on the CRC’s Smart Materials development project, has won the prestigious 2017 Clunies Ross Innovation Award.  Read More...

Government biosecurity benefits from research

31 May 2017

A new report by the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) says Australia’s energy efficiency policy and regulation is not keeping up with market realities and best practices in other OECD countries, and has called for a comprehensive review to help Australia transition rapidly to the economically attractive low-carbon built environment of the future.  Read More...

Government biosecurity benefits from research

5 May 2017

A symposium showcasing PBCRC research projects was held at the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) in Canberra recently, with eighteen projects of relevance to DAWR biosecurity operations featured, including collaborations from the U.S. and New Zealand….  Read More...

Wound Innovations Officially Launched

5 April 2017

Wound CRC are delighted to announce the official opening of Wound Innovations, the CRC’s breakthrough service to combat chronic wounds on a national level. Dr Charlie Day from Innovation and Science Australia officially oversaw the opening in a media event Tuesday.  Read More...