A 12-member Australian Life sciences and Health care delegation is visiting India from 15 to 19 September to promote Australia's research capability and innovative technologies, and to help develop new trade and investment opportunities.
The business delegation is a flagship activity of the Australian innovation showcase in India 2014. This is an initiative of the Australian Trade commission and the Australian Government.
The Australian Life sciences and Health care Mission delegates represent leading Australian research institutions, lifesciences companies, universities, and healthcare advisers. They will meet with Indian industry representatives in Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi, and Ahmedabad.
The delegates have diverse expertise across neuroimaging and genomics; tropical disease research; translational research focused on cancer and neuroscience; novel inhalable reformulations of generic drugs; biomarker discovery; drug discovery of peptide medicines; novel medical devices, education and training and healthcare infrastructure.
Particular opportunities for partnership are available in oncology, neurosciences tropical medicines, medical devices, clinical trials, and development research. Australia also offers healthcare education, training and expertise in hospital and specialized healthcare infrastructure and facilities, including assisted living.