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  1. WHEN AUSTRALIA INNOVATES, THE WORLD OF HEALTHCARE CHANGES

    A higher risk tolerance for investment in the ‘deep tech startup’ space and fragmentation across the sector must be addressed if Australian MedTech is to be taken seriously on the world stage according to a new MedTech Discussion Paper launched today. The paper, launched by The Honourable Matt Kean MP, Minister for Innovation and Better…

  2. Have You Got What It Takes? Actuator Accelerator Applications For Round 1, 2018 Now Open!

    ABOUT THE ACTUATOR The first of its kind, The Actuator is a deeply collaborative national program that gives promising early-stage medical technology companies an accelerated pathway to $2.7 million of funding, capitalising on Australia’s strengths in medical research, healthcare, clinical trials and advanced manufacturing. We’re about real markets, real needs, real healthcare and real experts….

  3. Taking Medtech All The Way To Silicon Valley

    Meet the Melbourne clinicians reading brain signals to help the paralysed move A minimally-invasive technology that transmits brain signals to wheelchairs, bionic arms or other devices could help those with amputations, paralysis or multiple sclerosis to move again. Called the stentrode, the device can be delivered via a blood vessel in the neck—meaning patients don’t…

  4. The Actuator Accelerator Has Launched!

    Reading brain signals to help the paralysed move and more—The Actuator taking Australia’s promising medical technologies to market Australian medtech start-ups will each have access to up to $4 million under a national program launched today. The Actuator brings together leading players from across Australia’s medical technology innovation ecosystem, and is the first in a…