What are the key activities of the scholarship?
Over the four-month scholarship, awardees will take part in the following activities:
- Group learning (online) – from September 1
Join MedTech Actuator online for a half-day bootcamp, where you’ll get a brief overview of what it takes to build a healthcare venture. Following this session, you’ll receive access to the Scholarship basecamp with online learning materials to refer to throughout the program.
- Fortnightly coaching (online) – from September 5
Following the bootcamp, you’ll meet with Program Coordinator, Makenzie Thomas, for fortnightly coaching and discussions about the topics covered in the Scholarship basecamp. Plus, general career tips, networking with other Scholars, and special visits from industry experts!
- Intensive sprint (Melbourne) – October 25 – 27
The Scholarship program culminates in October when you join MedTech Actuator Origin for a three-day intensive sprint in Melbourne. Over three days, you’ll be introduced to topics such as pathways to market, business models, navigating Australia’s healthcare ecosystem, idea validation, intellectual property, pitching, professional development, and funding for early-stage ventures.
- Menzies Scholarship Breakfast – October 26
Join MedTech Actuator CEO, Dr Buzz Palmer, and Menzies Foundation CEO, Liz Gillies, for the Scholarship Breakfast to meet the cohort and chat about innovation in human health, your projects and your career goals.
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