Focus issue 176 February 2013
New focus to achieve our potential in medtech
By Anne Trimmer
Medical devices manufacturing needs skills similar to the automotive industry – highly skilled engineering, componentry, miniaturisation, computerisation and materials science.
Seeking better value in an assistive health technologies network
By Greg Tegart
The creation of a network is essential if we are to harness assistive technologies to meet the future needs of Australian society.
SA’s Partnering Program drives innovation through collaboration
By Karen Reynolds
Successful medical device innovation requires collaboration between medical device companies, research organisations and end users – traditionally with complex and problematic relationships.
The changing paradigm in aged and disability care
By Jennene Buckley
Smart technology has allowed us to offer a more dynamic support package that can mean costly moves or increasing family pressures are all but eliminated.
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Promoting Australia's advancement through technology