Collaborative programs at SVI help achieve our vision of lives transformed through medical research. These mutually beneficial collaborations with like-minded organisations are accelerating our progress in the fight against disease.

We work with organisations across the academic, not-for-profit, government and private sectors, and welcome any collaborations that help to support our research strategy.

Our Programs


The Aikenhead Centre for Medical Discovery (ACMD) is Australia’s first collaborative, hospital-based biomedical engineering research centre.


The Australasian Type 1 Diabetes Immunotherapy Collaborative (ATIC) brings together researchers, clinicians and advocates to identify and create immunotherapy clinical trial opportunities for people at every age and every stage of type 1 diabetes.


The BRAIx project is a collaboration investigating the power of novel artificial intelligence (AI) techniques antod transform breast cancer screening by improving analysis and interpretation of mammograms for Australian women.

Type 1 diabetes clinical trial

The BANDIT (Baricitinib in new onset type 1 diabetes) study is testing baricitinib's effectiveness for people recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

The Tom Mandel Islet Transplant Program

The Tom Mandel Islet Transplant Program is part of the Australian Islet Transplant Consortium and offers national access to islet transplantation for people with type 1 diabetes and recurrent hypoglycaemia with hypoglycaemic unawareness.