Policy Update

Australia to host global innovation summit in November 2020

Australia’s Health Minister, Greg Hunt, announced that the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils will hold its annual summit in Melbourne on November 18- 19, 2020. The summit will focus on humanity, technology, and health frontiers. It will be an opportunity for participants from business, industry, academia, and government from more than 30 countries to foster new partnerships for developing innovative solutions to health problems. Specific areas of discussion include stem cell research and genomics.

Press release - Australian Department of Health