MedTech Actuator Showcase 2022 Lineup Announced
The annual MedTech Actuator Showcase brings together leaders and representatives from both the Australian and global health innovation ecosystems. The night will connect and celebrate the achievements, impact and progress of MedTech Actuator entrepreneurs and founders.
At the Showcase, MedTech Actuator Origin and Accelerator Cohort 7 startups will pitch to an audience of over 300 individuals to win $30,000+ in prizes across 4 categories. This event will also feature inspiring speeches from industry leaders, an insightful fireside chat with fast-growing MedTech startups, and opportunities to connect with ecosystem stakeholders.
Meet the four MedTech Actuator Accelerator startups pitching
MedTech Actuator’s flagship 12-month Accelerator program annually selects health startups investing up to $200,000 in equity-based funding. The program encourages access to over 200 industry experts from across Australia and the globe, to accelerate their growth towards the market.
At the showcase, hear from four Cohort 7 Accelerator startups innovating in phage therapy, respiratory function, lumbar punctures and eye drop delivery.
Anura Medical – Enabling preventative health care through innovative lung monitoring.
DFU Solutions – Improving outcomes for diabetic foot ulcer patients.
Vause Medical – An accessible improvement to lumbar punctures in newborns
Vysum – Enabling easier eye drop delivery and glaucoma management.
Meet the four MedTech Actuator Origin Finalists
MedTech Actuator Origin is an early-stage innovation program that turbocharges the development of emerging human health technologies and solutions across Australia and Asia-Pacific.
32 Qualifying teams joined MedTech Actuator in Melbourne for an intensive sprint, where, over three days, they learned from industry experts, pressure tested their innovations, networked with a cohort, gained exposure to the startup ecosystem and health innovation, and pitched at the semi-finals. 4 Origin finalists innovating in dental, IVF, dermatitis and endometriosis we selected in the semifinals.
AcuDent – AcuDent is developing a medical device to revolutionise the detection of severe gum disease.
ENVI – ENVI is improving endometriosis imaging by using ultrasound with inbuilt guidance and 3D reconstruction.
Innova IVF – Innova IVF is creating simple, affordable chip technology to measure the energy of embryos in real time for IVF treatments.
Osaka Heat Cool – Osaka Heat Cool helps to tackle the symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis (AD), allergies, and other skin diseases by stopping itchiness using thermal illusion on the skin.
At the Showcase, an exclusive black-tie event, 300+ senior representatives from 30+ key ecosystem organisations including governments, global corporations, universities, product development and startup support companies, and the inspiring health innovators, startup entrepreneurs and future stars of the Asia-Pacific health ecosystem will come together to showcase the MedTech startup ecosystem.
Join us at the MedTech Actuator Showcase and experience the power of the global MedTech ecosystem here in Melbourne. If you are interested in attending or sponsoring the event, please reach out to Matthew Frith, Chief Commercial Officer at MedTech Actuator.