2019 State Budget confirms $60 million for ACMD

The Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery (ACMD) partners are grateful to the Victorian Government for confirming its allocation of $60 million towards the construction of Australia’s first hospital-based biomedical engineering facility in its recent 2019 Budget announcement.

Each of the ACMD partners - St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, The University of Melbourne, Australia Catholic University, The University of Wollongong, St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research, The Bionics Institute, RMIT University, Centre for Eye Research Australia, and Swinburne University of Technology - are committed to getting the best health outcomes, for all Victorians, and all Australians..

This announcement brings the ACMD another step closer to becoming Australia’s first hospital-based biomedical research and development hub.