Ascend your startup to new heights

MedTech Actuator Singapore flagship 6-month Ascend Program

The MedTech Actuator Ascend program is our new flagship program in Singapore. Ascend focuses on bridging the gap for growth-stage health startups that are looking to explore the thriving Singapore ecosystem and integrate into Singapore’s complex – but adaptive – health system. Ascend will allow startups to validate clinical assumptions, assess market demand, and explore growth strategies seamlessly, and effectively to access and partner across MedTech Actuator’s growing network of corporations, healthcare providers and leading investors. 


The 6-month Ascend program is designed for scaling ventures in MedTech, BioTech, and HealthTech looking to gain insights, access opportunities, and overcome hurdles within the Singapore ecosystem. Singapore is a strategic launch pad for many startups exploring the broader Asia-Pacific region, and looking to gain, or strengthen market position across the many regional healthcare ecosystems. 


Your Success is Our Success


Ascend leverages an ecosystem approach accessing the sharpest minds and the smartest resources to guide you towards achieving growth and success in Singapore, and the broader regional markets. We are driven by values and aspire to celebrate with you, the positive and meaningful impacts you create for people and communities.


ASCEND Attributes


Advance clinical collaborations

Scale-up business operations

Commercialise health innovations

Enhance market position

Navigate commercial pathway

Deliver investor pitches

Key Dates

Application Deadline

November 11, 2022

Startups Selection

December 5, 2022


December 16, 2022

Program Period

January 9, 2023 - June 23, 2023

Prospective Startups of Interest 


The MedTech Actuator Ascend program encourages health-based startups looking to grow their engagement with

critical stakeholders in Singapore and the regional healthcare ecosystems.



Applications are open until November 11, 2022


Highly motivated startups and founders are welcome to reach out to us for an initial conversation. 

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