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Medical Device Partnering Program Information Sessions

The Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) at Flinders University has been operating in South Australia for nine years with outstanding results. The MDPP are considering how the success of the MDPP in South Australia could be expanded nationally.

Involvement in Research Workshops

Supported by WAHTN, UWA and Telethon Kids, the below training courses will be run in November to encourage community involvement for both researchers and consumers.

University of Technology Sydney – Health Tech Forum – Oct 25th

Organised by the UTS Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creative Intelligence Unit in collaboration with the Faculty of Health, the forum will hear from cutting edge health tech startups, government innovation agencies, UTS researchers and more to help understand the future of healthcare.

University of Sydney – Reimagining Healthcare Breakfast Event

AmCham, together with the University of Sydney Business School, will be holding a breakfast event on the 7th of November to discuss the future of our healthcare systems.

First cohort announced for new Digital Health accelerator

ANDHealth has selected 6 mid-stage digital health companies to receive support in progressing their technology towards investment and reaching global markets

Adelaide Health Hack – Registrations close 29th September

Registrations are closing this Friday, the 29th of September for Health Hack, a hackathon style event in which teams tackle the biggest problems in the healthcare sector.

Startup WA – Big Problems and Big Opportunities

Startup WA will be holding an event on Thursday the 14th of September to discuss the opportunities to engage with and create multi-billion dollar industries in WA.

Registrations Open for University of Adelaide "Australian eChallenge"

The Australian eChallenge is a competition based learning experience that develops strategic business thinking for early-stage entrepreneurial ventures. Participants pitch their venture concepts to potential investors from the local business community.

MTPConnect Opens Invitations to attend California MedTech Conference

MTPConnect is inviting Australia MedTech companies to take part in a delegation to the MedTech Conference in San Jose, California in September 2017. Follow the link for your chance to attend!

Applications Now Open for ON Prime Pre-Accelerator

Applications close at 8pm (AET) on the 28th of July for ON Prime, Australia's sci-tech pre-accelerator designed to help researchers translate their big ideas into real life impact.The course aims to unlock your inner entrepreneur required to take your work to the next level.

Australian Technologies Competition closes May 23rd

The Australian Technologies Competition & Accelerator Program is looking for Australia’s best technology companies. The competition will assess, mentor, profile and promote innovative and emerging technologies, that have the greatest global potential.

AusMedTech 2017 and ICMMB 2017

The AusMedtech conference will be held from 24-25 May at the Crown Conference Centre in Melbourne. The conference will be co-presented with the International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (ICMMB) for the first time.

Research Tuesday: Invented in Adelaide - June 13th

In June, the Research Tuesday event will be “Invented in Adelaide”. Some of Adelaide University’s leading researchers will review a selection of the University’s past innovations, and highlight exciting current initiatives to nurture tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and start-ups.

Sue MacLeman awarded Women in Leadership award

Accelerating Australia would like to congratulate MTPConnect CEO, Sue MacLeman, who was last week awarded BioMelbourne Network’s 2017 Women in Leadership award at the 9th Annual Connecting Women Lunch at Mural Hall.

Science on the Swan Conference

Science on the Swan Conference and associated workshops provide an opportunity to interact with global research leaders in the important 21st century field of emergent infectious and acquired disease.

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