Monash University and Thermo Fisher Scientific strengthen strategic collaboration

Monash University

L to R : Mr Domenic Stranieri, Vice President & General Manager, Australia and New Zealand, Thermo Fisher; Professor Doron Ben Meir, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Enterprise and Engagement) and Senior Vice-President, Monash University; Mr Tony Acciarito, President, Asia Pacific & Japan, Thermo Fisher; Professor Jacek Jasieniak, Pro Vice Chancellor Research Infrastructure, Monash University

Marking an exciting new chapter in a long-standing relationship, Monash University has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Thermo Fisher Scientific (Thermo Fisher) with the intention of accelerating scientific advancements, fostering social responsibility and championing educational excellence.

Thermo Fisher is a global leader in medical equipment, analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software and services, offering solutions for cellular analysis, flow cytometry and synthetic biology. Monash and Thermo Fisher have a robust history of collaboration, with Thermo Fisher recognised as a trusted vendor across the University’s faculties.

Thermo Fisher and Monash’s strengthened alliance underscores their commitment to leveraging their combined expertise for the benefit of society and the scientific community. With a focus on research, development and innovation, the collaboration seeks to improve research infrastructure and provide educational exchanges such as internships and workshops. Additionally, it emphasises values-based initiatives aligned with environmental, social and governance standards, corporate social responsibility, and Indigenous allyship.

“We feel privileged to have such a genuinely strong relationship with a university of the calibre of Monash,” said Dominic Straneri, Thermo Fisher’s Vice President and General Manager for Australia and New Zealand. “Today marks the formal start of a deeper, strategic connection that we know will lead to world-leading research and academic excellence, further enhancing Australia’s global status in science and innovation.”

“This new stage in our rewarding relationship with Thermo Fisher reflects the quality of the world-leading industry-academia collaborations embedded within the Monash Technology Precinct,” said Professor Doron Ben-Meir, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Enterprise and Engagement) and Senior Vice President.

“Industry belongs at Monash, and we couldn’t be happier to strengthen the position of Thermo Fisher within our enterprising ecosystem.”

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