Upcoming Events


Next MDPP Event 

The next MDPP networking event will be held in around September 2015.  Date and topic will be advised soon.



SOLD OUT - we are sorry but places have been filled for this event. 

If you were interested in attending this event and would like to put your name on a waiting list for any future events of this kind, please email carmela.sergi@flinders.edu.au to submit your interest.

BSI Course – Medical Device Specialization – ISO 13485 Clause by Clause
Adelaide, 11-12 June 2015

Not to be missed training opportunity to assist you in taking your device to market! Places are limited – so don’t delay!

The Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a 2-day training workshop for SA stakeholders in Adelaide on 11th - 12th June 2015 to be delivered by British Standards Institution (BSI group), and supported by the Department of State Development.

The ‘Medical Device Specialization – ISO 13485 Clause by Clause workshop’, will provide an in depth understanding of ISO 13485.

ISO 13485 is a stand-alone QMS standard, derived from the internationally recognized and accepted ISO 9000 quality management standard series. ISO 13485 adapts the ISO 9000 process-based model for a regulated medical device manufacturing environment. Learn about the standard and understand the implications behind medical devices quality management. On completion of training, participants will be able to apply knowledge of the ISO 13485 to the development an ISO 13485 compliant quality management system and to maintain on going certification of their organization.

When: 11th and 12th June 2015
Where: Flinders at Tonsley, 1284 South Road, Clovelly Park, South Australia.
Cost: $850 + GST supported by the Department of State Development, (note the standard fee to attend this course interstate is around $1585). Fee includes refreshments throughout the day.

Places will be allocated on a first-come, first served basis and can only be confirmed following payment of the course fee. To avoid disappointment please confirm your place by payment of the fee in full.

Please note: no refunds will be made except in the circumstance where Flinders University do not receive enough interest to proceed with the 2-day course.



Madderns @ Tonsley

The MDPP is pleased to announce our collaboration with Madderns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys at Flinders University at Tonsley.

Madderns Patent Attorney Chris Wilkinson will be based at Tonsley on a fortnightly basis to provide free intellectual property educational seminars and general intellectual property drop-in and initial consultation services to Flinders University researchers, MTP clients and the wider Tonsley precinct community. 

This collaboration will allow the MDPP to further enhance its services to clients by providing specific IP resources to its clients and promote IP more broadly to the University and businesses located at Tonsley, to foster more interaction and collaboration between these groups.

The following seminars are open to all Tonsley precinct tenants, MDRI members and clients of the Medical Technologies Program. We invite you to make the most of this free resource.


Madders Tonsley IP Seminar Series

To register for any of the following seminars, please email tonsley@madderns.com.au

  • Novelty, Incentive Step - Tue, 26 May 2015, 12-1pm
  • Inventorship v/s Ownership & Working with Your Patent Attorney, 23 June 2015
  • Patent Searching, Infringement, Enforcement & Freedom to Operate - 21 July 2015
  • Patent Examination Process & Patenting Overseas Room - 18 August 2015
  • Standard, Innovation & Design Patents - 15 September 2015
  • Trademarks & Trade Secrets - 13 October 2015


To view past events, please refer to our 'News' page.





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