The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) is the national association representing companies in the medical technology industry. MTAA aims to ensure the benefits of modern, innovative and reliable medical technology are delivered effectively to provide better health outcomes to the Australian community.


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  • Australian Industry learns from UK experience
    12 December 2014
    Australian industry leaders today heard from international tax specialist Julian Christmas about UK tax incentives that could hold the key to resuscitating suffering manufacturing and knowledge-based industries in Australia.
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  • A healthy Australia through Medical Research
    12 December 2014
    The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) welcomes the Federal Governments commitment to invest more than $3 billion into the Medical Research Future Fund as a direct consequence of the changes to the Medicare rebate. MTAA also supports the exemption for the 8 million patients from the payment, including children, pensioners, veterans, nursing home residents and others with concession cards.
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  • Submission to the Dept of Industry on CRC Programme Review
    3 December 2014
    MTAA recognises the need for Australia to continually improve the economic benefit of its research programs. While the CRC Programme plays an important role in facilitating collaborative partnerships between research and industry, it is imperative that the Australian Government works collaboratively with the medical technology industry to strategically improve the translation of research into innovative technologies for the healthcare market. Boosting commercialisation of translational research will maximise Australia’s potential economic return on investment, and in turn foster a sustainable health and medical research system that contributes to national prosperity.
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  • MTAA submission to discussion paper on ‘Boosting the commercial returns of research'
    3 December 2014
    The MTAA has prepared a submission in response to a Department of Education discussion paper focused on strategies that can be employed in order to boost the commercial returns from research in Australia.
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  • AIM Incentive ticks the right box for Australia
    27 November 2014
    CANBERRA, 27 November 2014 - Australian industry leaders presented the Australian Innovation & Manufacturing (AIM) Incentive to Members and Senators, including The Hon. Bob Baldwin MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, at Parliament in Canberra this morning, declaring the model would boost Australia’s manufacturing and knowledge-­‐based industries and international competitiveness.
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  • Joint statement by Health Ministers of Australia and New Zealand regarding future of ANZTPA
    21 November 2014
    The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Health for Australia, and the Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health for New Zealand, today announced their governments' agreement to cease efforts to establish a joint therapeutic products regulator, the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA).
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  • Medical technology industry honours outstanding achievement of Australian Professor, Karen Reynolds
    18 November 2014
    Professor Karen Reynolds, Director of the Medical Device Research Institute (MDRI) and Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) at Flinders University has been awarded the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA). The Award acknowledges an individual’s significant and outstanding contribution to the Australian medical technology industry and was announced at the MedTech 2014 conference in Sydney today.
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  • Miniature insertable heart monitor takes out top industry award
    18 November 2014
    The Medtronic Reveal LINQ™, a miniature insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) designed to help physicians quickly and accurately diagnose irregular, and potentially lethal heartbeats, has won the 2014 Kerrin Rennie Award. The winner was announced at the Medical Technology Association of Australia’s annual dinner on Thursday 13 November as part of the MedTech 2014 conference in Sydney.
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  • A healthy Australia through Technology
    18 November 2014
    The manufacturers, suppliers and sponsors of medical technology in Australia are gathering today in Sydney to look towards the future of healthcare in Australia. The MedTech 2014 conference theme IT is changing health, the medtech industry, and creating a healthier Australia provides the backdrop for a variety of international and Australian speakers to reflect on the future direction of the industry with particular focus on the influence of technology on healthcare.
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AIM Incentive ticks the right box for Australia

Barry Thomas Cook Medical, Susi Tegen, MTAA, Helen Fisher Deloitte, John Alexander MP, Andrew Cameron Resmed, Rob Phillips Uscom