Inviting Expansion In - Biomedical and related Technologies
The Technology Park's are very committed to business diversification and the growth of biomedical technologies. A strong focus of the proposed Stage 2 Park expansion will centre on investment attraction of innovative enterprises engaged with medical devices, diagnostics and eHealth.
The opportunity exists for biomedical technology enterprises to be directly involved in the Biomedical Sciences program at the University of Ballarat including curriculum development, lecturing and research as well as the scope to offer research opportunities to postgraduate students.
Biomedical Science was introduced at the University in 2008. Enrolments have shown strong growth each year and there are currently approximately 50 students in first year. The program has existing research and teaching strengths in genetics, cell biology, pharmacology and laboratory medicine.
The advantages for biomedical technology enterprises locating at the Park include:
- Low cost operating environment
- Ability to access skilled graduates and other employees at competitive rates
- Proximity to Melbourne and major airport
- University relationship with teaching and evolving research strengths
- Capacity to leverage business growth of local ICT capabilities and expertise
The Technology Park has strong professional relationships and associations with AusBiotech and Unigateway (affiliation of all Victorian Universities) and is committed to ensuring that all biomedical enterprises are tangibly supported and assisted to achieve market success.
Contact Jeff Pulford, Executive Director, Ballarat Technology Park on 03 53276663 or firstname.lastname@example.org