RMIT University has signed an agreement with MGC Pharmaceuticals that will see them collaborate on medical cannabis research initiatives in Australia.
DeakinCo, the commercial arm of Deakin University, has partnered with Cann10 Australia to launch the Medicinal Cannabis Leadership Program in Melbourne, an education program for medicinal cannabis.
As part of the 2016 Spark Festival- a nine-day celebration of startup culture, the University of Sydney is set to host Australia’s first ever pitch event for medical cannabis technology. The pitch event, named Seedlings will discuss the combined regulatory, technological and logistical challenges the emerging cannabis industry faces in Australia.
LeafCann, founded by Nasr is set to become the first medicinal cannabis startup to secure an Australian licence in regional Victoria. Currently Nasr is waiting for licence applications to get the green light from the Commonwealth government, which may see cultivators begin their operations in early 2017