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Partnership with BioMed North Ltd & Australian Institute of Commercialisation
Three State Health Commercialisation Agencies Unite
In an Australian first, the leading State health commercialisation agencies from the Australian Capitol Territory, New South Wales, and Queensland, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish greater co-operation and information sharing.
Participating in the Alliance from the ACT is the National Health Sciences Centre Limited (NHSC), from New South Wales, BioMed North Limited (BMN), and Queensland, the Australian Institute for Commercialisation (AIC).
It will encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing with a health innovation agenda. It will also leverage collective IP management and commercialisation skills and expertise, innovative R&D programs to increase value for government/s, research sectors, and industry alike.
The Alliance recognises that public hospitals and health services generate significant intellectual assets which, if properly managed, could be leveraged to provide increased public value, opportunities for collaborations that stimulate innovation, and lead to improved patient outcomes. It can also provide a mechanism to assist with responding to business drivers in health, including: