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Tektology joins InGeNA

Tektology joins InGeNA

InGeNA welcomes Tektology as a new member.  Read more about Tektology here and on their website: Tektology is an international health innovation & strategy consultancy headquartered in the UK and with offices in Australia, Saudi Arabia, and India. We are senior...

Gene S joins InGeNA

Gene S joins InGeNA

InGeNA welcomes Gene S as a new member.  Read more about Gene S here and on their website: Gene S is a Western Australian company with a groundbreaking pharmacogenomic technology platform. Gene S’s PGx solution, featuring advanced genetic testing and reporting...

Genomical joins InGeNA

Genomical joins InGeNA

InGeNA welcomes Genomical® as a new member.  Read more about Genomical® here and on their website: New venture to support Genomical® in the sustainability and scale-up of clinical genomic testing Transcendomics is a new spinout company from the Melbourne Genomics...

InGeNA CEO Annoucement

InGeNA CEO Annoucement

The InGeNA Board is thrilled to announce Erin Evans as the incoming CEO, beginning her tenure in July 2024. Erin brings a wealth of experience and a track record of success, having served as CEO of Life Sciences Qld, where she spearheaded transformative initiatives...

MGI joins InGeNA

MGI joins InGeNA

InGeNA welcomes MGI as a new member.  Read more about MGI here and on their website: MGI Tech Co., Ltd. (or its subsidiaries, together referred to MGI), headquartered in Shenzhen, is committed to building core tools and technology to lead life science through...

SydPath joins InGeNA

SydPath joins InGeNA

InGeNA welcomes SydPath Pathology as a new member.  Read about the great work that SydPath does here and on their website: SydPath provides purpose driven, personalised pathology with an unwavering commitment to delivering high quality tests with a fast time to...

InGeNA – the genomics industry peak body

InGeNA – the genomics industry peak body

Our purpose Making personalised healthcare accessible to all Australians by harnessing the collective skills and expertise of industry to accelerate the adoption of genomics Our principles Equity We have a strong commitment to equity of access to genomics for all...

InGeNA Life Insurance Consultation

InGeNA Life Insurance Consultation

InGeNA advocates for a legislative ban on using genetic-testing results in life insurance underwriting, arguing it ensures people can undergo genetic testing without fear of discrimination. InGeNA emphasises the ban should have no exemptions for clear consumer and...

InGeNA planning a refresh

InGeNA planning a refresh

InGeNA members will take part in a strategic planning day on May 23 to refresh the current strategy, agree key areas of focus and discuss potential future directions of the organisation to best serve the interests of the Australian genomics community. Chair Kathy...

Launching today: Australia Thinks Genomics

Launching today: Australia Thinks Genomics

InGeNA’s vision of realising the full potential of genomics to personalise healthcare cannot be achieved without national and jurisdictional level strategies and initiatives from governments. Launching today on our website we have collated and summarised genomics...

April Quarterly Forum

April Quarterly Forum

Our next quarterly forum is scheduled for Thursday 6 April, 4:00pm - 5:00pm AEST. At this forum we have two InGeNA partners to present and request your input on key projects. Dr Jane Tiller (Senior Project Coordinator, Australian Genomics) will speak to us about the...

Webinar: NAGIM Implementations

Webinar: NAGIM Implementations

The first InGeNA webinar for the year will be themed ‘NAGIM Implementations’. The National Approach to Genomic Information Management (NAGIM) seeks a national genomic data asset for Australia, within a seamless and secure digital genomics ecosystem. A NAGIM is founded...

Hello from the new Chair

Hello from the new Chair

I am delighted to join InGeNA as Chair, taking over from David Bunker. I look forward to working with the team to continue the great work already underway.After moving around a lot as a kid, I went to ANU where I studied Economics and Accounting. After...

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

More than 300 million people worldwide and two million Australians live with rare disease, and 72% of rare diseases are genetic. This internationally recognised day of awareness has been building support for the rare disease community since 2008 and calls for...

Looking forward to 2023

Looking forward to 2023

As we start the new year, InGeNA continues our mission to realise the full potential of genomics to personalise healthcare. This year we look forward to working closely with our partners to advocate for the benefits genomics can bring to both patient outcomes and...

Welcome to our new Chair

Welcome to our new Chair

InGeNA welcomes one of Australia’s leading digital health executives Kathy Campbell (Director, Ockham Consulting) to take on the role of Chair for 2023-24.Our inaugural independent Chair David Bunker is stepping down after more than two years in this important...

December Quarterly Forum

December Quarterly Forum

Our final quarterly members forum for 2022 is scheduled for Thursday 15 December, 4:00pm - 5:00pm AEDT. At this forum we will hear from two collaborators who have recently been awarded MRFF grants. InGeNA provided a letter of support to each of these applications....

Expanding our reach: Review of 2022

Expanding our reach: Review of 2022

InGeNA has continued to grow and evolve throughout our second year. Our 2022 has been about deepening connections with our stakeholders, building our reputation, and earning trust across the genomics landscape in Australia. This culminated in our precision health...

InGeNA puts genomics on the table in Canberra

InGeNA puts genomics on the table in Canberra

Genomics industry researchers, planners and policy makers, clinicians and consumer representatives met in Canberra this month for InGeNA’s roundtable planning session to advance #precisionhealth in Australia by 2030. InGeNA members and stakeholders joined in to share...

National Indigenous Genomics Network

National Indigenous Genomics Network

InGeNA lent its support to a successful MRFF Genomic Health Futures Mission grant application entitled “Pathways to benefit for Indigenous Australians in Genomics Medicine”. The project is by an ANU team headed by Professor Alex Brown to establish a national network...

Funding announced for research projects

Funding announced for research projects

Health Minister Mark Butler has announced $16.9m for 15 medical technology projects some of which involve gene sequencing or genetically engineered cells. The announcement highlighted $3 million in recently awarded funding under 2021 Genomics Health Futures Mission...

LINEAGE: Law, sociology and ethics in data governance for genomics

LINEAGE: Law, sociology and ethics in data governance for genomics

A University of Sydney bioethics project to investigate the ethical, legal and social implications of sharing genomics data has been funded by the MRFF Genomics Health Futures Mission. Earlier this year, InGeNA provided a letter of support for a grant application...

NAGIM implementation consultation

NAGIM implementation consultation

Australian Genomics recently released Preliminary Implementation Recommendations to the Australian Government (April 2022) to progress the development and establishment of a National Approach to Genomic Information Management (NAGIM) for Australia. Feedback is sought...

Webinar: Precision Medicine Workforce Competency Framework

Webinar: Precision Medicine Workforce Competency Framework

At this quick-fire webinar, hear from the creators of the Precision Medicine Workforce Competency Framework, and learn about how two InGeNA members have already utilised the framework for their own purposes. As our healthcare system transitions from a specialist and...

InGeNA Strategy Day 2022

InGeNA Strategy Day 2022

The recent InGeNA strategic planning day was a great success with a range of initiatives discussed and planned for 2022. Held in late February the key focus areas discussed for 2022/23 included:building a national network of members, partners, and...

InGeNA Quarterly Forum – March 2022

InGeNA Quarterly Forum – March 2022

The first InGeNA quarterly forum for the year will be held of 17 March 2022. The online event is open to employees of InGeNA member companies, as well as select groups and government agencies offered an invite to present and attend. The purpose of each quarterly forum...

Webinar: Genomics in the cloud

Webinar: Genomics in the cloud

The first InGeNA webinar for the year will be themed ‘Genomics in the cloud’. The webinar will cover how genomics is already being influenced by the cloud and will explore the importance and impact on genomics cloud computing and how organisations are leveraging cloud...

In support of Rare Disease Day – 28 February 2022

In support of Rare Disease Day – 28 February 2022

Evidenced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there are more people in Australia living with a genetic, undiagnosed and rare disease than with diabetes or cancer. Each member of this community has a right to the highest attainable standard to physical and mental...

New report: Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in Australia

New report: Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in Australia

A new report from the Industry Genomics Network Alliance (InGeNA) features case studies showing just some of the many ways genomics will be useful in diagnosis and treatment across Australia’s future healthcare system.  “Valuing the impact of genomics on healthcare in...

Launched today: The big picture on genomic data in Australia

Launched today: The big picture on genomic data in Australia

InGeNA today launched the whitepaper “Genomic Data in Australia” providing a big picture view of the present use of genomic data across Australia. Industry, government, healthcare, research and health consumer groups were consulted about ways genomic data could be...

Katie Allen MP hosts InGeNA introductions

Katie Allen MP hosts InGeNA introductions

Dr Katie Allen, former professional medical researcher and paediatrician and the Federal Member for Higgins, Victoria, hosted a webinar this month to raise awareness of InGeNA among parliamentarians. Dr Allen said genomics advocacy was close to her heart both...

APEC Rare Disease Network on Health Financing

APEC Rare Disease Network on Health Financing

The next APEC webinar, Enhancing Innovative Healthcare Financing in Pursuit of Strong and Resilient Health Systems: Financing Solutions for Potentially Durable Cures, is on Thursday 28 October 2021.It is part of the health financing series and available on...

Global cooperation in genomics data sharing

Global cooperation in genomics data sharing

The Genomics in Health, Implementation Forum will be held on Tuesday November 16 and Wednesday November 17 2021. Attendees will hear updates from current GHIF efforts and discuss future opportunities to advance global data sharing and human health. The...

Message from the Chair: New members welcome in 2022

Message from the Chair: New members welcome in 2022

InGeNA has grown this year to 18 companies, united in a collaborative network as a single industry voice for genomics. As the network reflects on a busy year to establish groundwork in the genomics space and build our engagement and reach, we are also...

Genomics Health Futures Mission roadmap published

Genomics Health Futures Mission roadmap published

The MRFF Genomics Health Futures Mission Roadmap and Implementation Plan are now available. The 2021 Genomics Health Future Mission grant opportunity is also now open with $56 million offered for grant submissions over two years. Learn more about the six...

Reimagining Health Genomics: Technology Summit

Reimagining Health Genomics: Technology Summit

Australian Genomics is running a two-day virtual event on 16-17 September called 'Health Genomics and Technology Summit'. The event looks at advances in technology in the field of genomics research and clinical application. Learn about enabling...

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