Who we are

BioCurate is a bold, collaborative venture, dedicated to translating Australia’s research potential to drive economic returns and health impacts worldwide. Created jointly by two of Australia’s leading biomedical universities – the University of Melbourne and Monash University – with the support of the Victorian government, we identify promising biomedical research and help accelerate its development into new therapies. We are operationally independent, with a team that brings decades of scientific and commercial expertise, enabling us to recognise and realise real-world potential and providing a critical bridge, aligning the efforts and interests of industry and academia.
We can help you change the future.

We bridge the gap

Our collaborative team of global biomedical experts bridge the gap between:

Academia + Industry
Ideas + Impact
Discovery + Partnerships
Collaboration + Commercialisation
Research + Translation

What we are doing

The BioCurate team

Our team

Has over 200 years of combined biotech/pharma industry experience

Has been directly involved in over 39 Investigational New Drug applications (INDs)

Are responsible for 72 therapeutics currently in the clinic

Were directly involved in 15 deals worth a cumulative total of more than $3.9 billion

Twitter feed

What are the three things to consider when founding a biotech start-up? BioCurate Acting CEO Dr Damien Bates discusses in @insidesmallbus the importance of defining your goal, resource allocation & how failure isn't necessarily the end. https://nuvi.me/p5pohf

Thank you to @cglennbegley for all your hard work establishing @BioCurate and look forward to working further with Damien Bates as acting CEO as we continue to translate the great biomedical research from @MonashUni and @unimelb https://twitter.com/BioCurate/status/1358898408308822022

BioCurate today announced the appointment of Dr Damien Bates as Acting CEO, with Founding CEO @cglennbegley transitioning to a specialist scientific, commercial and strategic advisory role. Read more https://nuvi.me/ugxwx1

If you’re a @unimelb or @melbbiomed researcher and would love your research having lasting impact, applications for TRAMx are now open – a research entrepreneurship bootcamp that will help you kickstart your research impact journey. Register now: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/g9ii