Pathiraja (Thilak) Gunatillake and colleagues (CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies). For the development of the novel family of biodegradable polymers for advanced biomedical and tissue engineering applications. Team Leader: Dr Thilak Gunatillake. Seminal Contributors: Dr Raju Adhikari, Dr Ian Griffiths (PolyNovo Biomaterials), Dr Roshan Mayadunne, Dr Clive McFarland (UNSW), Dr John Ramshaw and Dr Jerome Werkmeister. Significant Contributors: Ms Penny Bean, Dr Stephen Danon, Ms Veronica Glattauer, Ms Tam Le, Mr Tim Moore (PolyNovo Biomaterials), Mr Heng Taing, Ms Tracy Tebb and Ms Jacinta White. Other Contributors: Mr Rick Aarons (CSIRO BD&C Legal), Ms Jan Bingley (CSIRO BD&C Legal), Megan Fisher (Molecular Science), Dr Kathy Kociuba (CSIRO BD&C Legal), Mr Jonathan King (CSIRO BD&C Legal), Mr David Lau (CSIRO BD&C Legal), Mr Nigel Poole (BD&C), Dr Greg Simpson (CMHT), Dr Heather St John (Aortech Biomaterials).