ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

The MedTech Actuator Accelerator Program is Australia’s first 15-month accelerator for early-stage MedTech startups. Applications are now open for our July 2020 intake!

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This industry-led, venture capitalist backed program will accelerate your technology development, build your team capability and provide a pathway to access up to $3m+ seed to series A investment – helping you deliver healthcare impact where it is needed most.

“THE PROGRAM PROVIDED A CATALYST TO ESTABLISH OUR TEAM, REFINE OUR STRATEGY AND RAISE CAPITAL.” -ALEX NEWTON, NAVI MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES

In our supportive cohort of up to 20 of the brightest emerging startups, you can achieve in 15 months what typically takes three years or more.

The program will connect you to global startup pathways, leading you into clinical trials, advanced manufacturing and at-scale technology deployment.

Milestone momentum in the program will be rewarded with capital injection points, and industry experts will help you to develop a competitive edge for capital raisings.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

In each of the first two months, you will undertake a 1-week sprint. Sprints involve workshops, panel sessions and mentoring with industry experts to refine your MedTech commercialisation strategy.

You will then spend four months in 1-2 day sprints and tailored 1-1 mentoring to prepare for your Angel round investment raise.

“Down time” between sprints and mentoring will involve implementing your plan, with rigorous mentoring support.

The remaining nine months will involve market-focused scale-up, working with mentors and industry experts to execute commercialisation strategies and prepare for your series A investment round.

KEY DATES

Lock in these key dates for 2020!

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • 10 January: Applications open
  • 3 April: Applications close; application review and due diligence 
  • 14 April: Shortlisted applicants notified
  • 21 April: Video call
  • 24 April: Shortlisted applicants notified
  • 30 April: Pitch to Innovation Assessment Board
  • 15 May: Official offers and agreements issued

PROGRAM

  • The program will run from 5 July 2020 until 30 September 2021.

“THE REGULAR INTERACTIONS AND MENTORING HELPED US TO STAY ON TRACK AND BRING OUR PRODUCT TO MARKET AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.” -LAUREN BARBER, NEEDLECALM PTY LTD.

 

“THE PROGRAM GAVE US A GOOD, FIRM UNDERSTANDING OF THE REGULATORY PATHWAYS AND HOW TO WORK WITH KEY OPINION LEADERS, CLINICIANS AND HOSPITALS IN THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY.” -HITESH MEHTA, NUTROMICS

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