Immerse your health startup into Australia’s Healthcare system

Expand your reach into Australia

MedTech Actuator Global Navigator Australia offers MedTech, Biotech and HealthTech Startups the opportunity to explore the Australian market for the expansion of their healthcare venture.


The program facilitates a smooth and accelerated pathway for startups to access critical stakeholders, and gain market knowledge in the Australian ecosystem as they expand their efforts to capture new market opportunities.






Recipients embark on a hybrid program consisting of virtual learning and an in-person visit to Australia, where they gain knowledge from leading industry experts, work alongside Australia’s emerging healthcare entrepreneurs and receive mentorship from industry leaders.

Program experience


From industry experts, founders, and MedTech Actuator


Different startup ecosystems around Australia


Your startup into the Australian market efficiently


Your startup to key healthcare investors


With clinical experts and commercial stakeholders in the MedTech, BioTech and HealthTech startup ecosystem in Australia

2022 Program Dates

Applications open

Sep 23 - Oct 23

Information session

Sep 29

Teams selected

Nov 1

Virtual seminars (SGT)

Nov 14 - 18

Visit Australia

Nov 28 - Dec 2

MedTech Actuator showcase (Melbourne)

Dec 1

Global Navigator is a hybrid program consisting of virtual learning and an in-person visit to Australia. Qualifying teams should be prepared to attend the real-time online seminars and visit Australia on the dates listed above.

Subsidized rates are available for Singapore Companies.

Program Eligibility

Applicants to the Global Navigator Australia program must:

- Be a growth stage MedTech, BioTech or HealthTech startup

- Be highly motivated to expand into the Australian ecosystem

- Be able to attend all virtual and in-person (Australia) program activities scheduled on the key dates listed above


Please reach out to the team if you have any questions about your eligibility.


Read More

TuCann Medical's PIVC: Improving IV Cannula Safety and Patient Experience

MedTech Actuator Accelerator startup, TuCann Medical, is developing a Peripheral Intravenous Cannula (PIVC) that aims to prevent bloodstream infections, phlebitis and occlusion of these devices. Current cannulas used in hospitals have a high rate of complications and often need to be removed, resulting in multiple needle sticks for patients. TuCann Medical's PIVC aims to change this by creating a safer patient experience where only one line is needed, every time.

Announcing MedTech Actuator Showcase 2022 Award Winners

At the recent MedTech Actuator Showcase, we joined ecosystem leaders to celebrate Asia Pacific’s next wave of early-stage MedTech, HealthTech and BioTech entrepreneurs – with four taking home prestigious awards.

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.

See More