Grünbiotics partners with leading research institutions, academics, pharmaceutical companies, government agencies and peak bodies that align with our own strategic vision and goals.
Our strong relationship with critical partners has led to the development of Grünbiotics’ quality products.
Our strategic alignment with these partners has also equipped us with the knowledge, skills, networks, information and resources to successfully expand our company and products on the global stage.
The University of Melbourne
A member of the esteemed Group of Eight (Go8) – an Australian group of universities that together added $66.4 billion to the nation’s economy in one year – The University of Melbourne is 160 years old and consistently ranks as a world leading university. In 2018, the University was ranked #1 in Australia by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities, QS World University Rankings (for Academic Reputation and Employer Reputation), Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings and US News Best Global Universities. It has the second largest research expenditure in Australia
Monash is also a member of the Group of Eight (Go8). With approximately 60,000 students from over 170 countries, Monash has received rankings in the top one per cent of world universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017–2018), in the top 100 world universities (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016) and 21st in the World’s Most International Universities in 2017 (Times Higher Education). A strong research focus, Monash researchers have been fundamental in the development of world-class inventions, such as the bionic eye and Relenza (anti-flu drug).
Grünbiotics has a major partnership with Mylan Health. Our Australian distributor for Neurofolin®, Mylan is one of the largest generics and specialty pharmaceutical companies on the planet, manufacturing and marketing over 2,700 products and selling in approximately 165 countries and territories. In Australia, Mylan is the leading supplier of medicines by volume in the PBS (approximately one in six). Over 200 products are produced in Australia (at their Queensland plant), with all meeting the requirements of the Therapeutic Goods Administration, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency.
We also have a major partnership with Merck, a German multinational pharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences company headquartered in Darmstadt, with around 50,000 employees in around 70 countries. Merck was founded in 1668 and is the world's oldest operating chemical and pharmaceutical company, as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.
The Australian Government is also a key Grünbiotics’ partner, having attained a commercialisation grant as part of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme from the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. We’ve also received an Innovation Connections Grant for researcher placement at Monash University. This Grant promotes collaboration between business and researchers in Australia in order to develop commercial ideas.
Another partner of Grünbiotics is the Victorian Government, who awarded a Boost Your Business grant to Grünbiotics. The Boost Your Business program supports partnerships with industry experts and researchers in order to “develop new products, improve business processes and systems, identify new export markets, undertake research and development and gain certification.” Grünbiotics received the Asia Gateway stream award, to support trade and engagement with the Chinese markets.
Melbourne City Council
The Melbourne City Council is a local government that covers the city centre and a number of inner-city suburbs of Melbourne in the state of Victoria. Grunbiotics was selected for a joint Melbourne City Council and Victorian Government health industry mission to participate in Medical Japan, Japan’s largest medical trade show, and meetings with leading health sector researchers and companies in China.
Austrade (The Australian Trade and Investment Commission) is an Australian government agency that amongst other activities assists Australian businesses in developing international markets such as in the areas of market entry and business expansion. Austrade also supports Australian businesses through commercial knowledge and networks – both overseas and in Australia. They match businesses with opportunities, working alongside them in an advisory capacity to help them achieve their goals.
Australia China Business Council
Grünbiotics is a member of The Australia China Business Council (ACBC) – a non-profit, non-governmental organisation made up of company representatives from Australia who conduct business with China. The ACBC encourages trade and investment between the nations by providing networking, events hosting and support.
Grünbiotics supplies products to Chemist Warehouse – Australia’s biggest chain of retail pharmacies. The largest pharmacy retailer in the nation, Chemist Warehouse has been in business for 16 years, has more than 400 outlets in Australia, and consumes approximately 20 percent of the nation’s market share. Chemist Warehouse dispenses more than 500,000 prescriptions every week.
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
For over 50 years The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health has been a global leader in neuroscience and mental health research. The largest brain research group in the Southern Hemisphere and regarded as one of the top brain research centres in the world, researchers at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health focus on stroke, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, motor neurone disease, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, depression, schizophrenia, mental illness and addiction.
Grünbiotics’ Chairman on the scientific and medical advisory board – Professor Ashley Bush – is Director of the Melbourne Dementia Research Centre at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health at the University of Melbourne
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