Empowering founders in health innovation

MedTech Actuator Accelerator

Join early-stage healthcare startups in a 12-month accelerator program, tailored to MedTech, HealthTech and BioTech innovation in Australia and Asia Pacific.

With exclusive investment and access to over 150 industry experts, the MedTech Actuator Accelerator will help to strengthen your commercialisation strategy as you advance your technology closer to the market.

Through the program, each startup will:


Develop a deep understanding of medical commercialisation

Build a network and support system of industry experts

Progress their technology

Launch their first or next capital raise

Set forth a pathway for rapid commercialisation


MedTech Actuator Accelerator is supported by the REDI initiative, powered by MTPConnect, funded by the MRFF and LaunchVic.

Register your interest to download the 2023 information pack

Program Dates

Applications close

March 3, 11:59 pm (AEDT)
Please note: applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis and further due diligence documents may be requested


March 8 and 9


March 13 onwards

Due Diligence


Phase 1

Sprint 1: May 8 - 10 (in person, Melbourne)
Sprint 2: May 29 - 31 (in person, Melbourne)
Sprint 3: July 17 - 19 (in person, Sydney)
Sprint 4: September 4 – 6 (online)
Sprint 5: October 2 – 4 (online)
Sprint 6: November 1 – 3 (in person, Melbourne)

MedTech Actuator Showcase

November 30

Phase 2

December 2023 - April 2024
Demo Day – February 2024
International Immersion - Late 2024

Read about alumni

Ajit Ravindran

Through the MedTech Actuator™, we were able to take our innovative idea from concept to a commercial-re... Read more

Wei Sue

The industry expertise, mentorship and network of relationships through the Medtech Actuator have been in... Read more

Anshul Dayal

Since graduating from the Accelerator program in 2020 we have raised AUD$1.5M in pre-seed capital, comple... Read more

MedTech Actuator portfolio

Assistance and further information

Working through your application and have questions or need assistance? We want to help you put your best foot forward, so read through the FAQs and please book a time to chat with the team.


Application process


There are two parts to the application process. Firstly, you’ll be required to submit basic information about your startup and the founding team.These applications are assessed on an ongoing basis. 


The most promising teams will be invited to an interview with MedTech Actuator and will be requested to provide further information for due diligence. 


Based on the information provided, due diligence and interview, you’ll be offered a place in the MedTech Actuator™ Accelerator.


Applications close at 11:59 pm (AEDT) on March 3, 2023

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