We transform Australia & New Zealand's most exciting biomedical research discoveries into new medical products that improve patient outcomes and save lives.

Brandon BioCatalyst is the largest life science investment fund in Australia and New Zealand. We are a unique collaboration between major Australian superannuation funds, CSL, the Australian and New Zealand governments, Australian state governments and more than 50 leading medical research institutes and research hospitals.

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CUREator is an Australian national biotechnology incubator supporting the development of pre-clinical and clinical stage medical innovation.

Portfolio

We’re immensely proud of our portfolio. Partnering with talented scientists, clinicians and entrepreneurs, we have supported more than 50 companies to date.

Que Oncology
Que Oncology

A clinical stage company developing treatment for hot flashes in cancer survivors undergoing endocrine therapy

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CatalYm
CatalYm

Reversing GDF-15-mediated immunosupression to induce anti-tumour responses

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NRG Therapeutics
NRG Therapeutics

Developing disease-modifying mitochondrial therapeutics for neurodegenerative disorders

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Pheon Therapeutics
Pheon Therapeutics

Developing first-in-class ADCs to treat cancer

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Currus Biologics
Currus Biologics

Developing the next generation of CAR-T cell therapies to treat solid cancers

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Allay Therapeutics
Allay Therapeutics

Combining non-opioid analgesics and biopolymers to deliver weeks of localised pain management

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Myricx Pharma
Myricx Pharma

Unlocking the potential of N-myristoyltransferase (NMT) to develop precision medicines for a range of diseases including cancer and viral infections

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Glyscend
Glyscend

Glyscend is developing novel non-absorbable polymers that are orally-delivered for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.

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Members

Brandon BioCatalyst brings together more than 50 leading medical research institutes across Australia and New Zealand.

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Telethon Kids Institute

The Telethon Kids Institute is the largest research institute in Western Australia, with a bold vision to improve the health and development of children through excellence in research. Focused on translation, the Institute’s researchers and clinicians work closely, together with our research collaborators across Australia and around the world, to maximise research impact. They have extensive experience in coordinating technology and pharmaceutical interventions – including industry-sponsored trials – across a variety of diseases affecting children

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James Cook University

AITHM is a flagship research institute of James Cook University based in the tropics of northern Australia. Australia’s only dedicated tropical health and medicine research institute, AITHM is focussed on solving problems of importance to the tropics, leading to improvements in health systems and healthcare delivery, improved biosecurity, and enhanced health outcomes for Australians and our neighbouring tropical nations.

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Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is an integrated multi-disciplinary research institute bringing together the skills of world-class researchers in the areas of bioengineering and nanotechnology.

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Membership

Brandon BioCatalyst is innovation in action: We provide a path for taking medical science from conception into the real world.

Our Venture capital model is unique. We don’t simply provide investment, we partner with entrepreneurs to create businesses, run companies and everything necessary to ensure our investments succeed.

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