Immerse your startup in Melbourne’s health innovation ecosystem

Expand your reach into Australia

MedTech Actuator Global Navigator Melbourne is an intensive growth-stage innovation program that enables healthcare startups to enter and explore the Australian Market through Melbourne, Victoria.

Combining virtual knowledge sessions and local in-person immersion, the MedTech Actuator Global Navigator program facilitates a smooth and accelerated pathway for growing startups to enter and explore markets in APAC, by connecting directly with key stakeholders in the respective country’s ecosystem.


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Recipients embark on a hybrid program consisting of virtual learning and in-person visit to Melbourne, 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


The healthcare ecosystems in Melbourne and beyond


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


Your startup to key healthcare investors


Your startup into the Australian market efficiently

2024 Program Dates

Application period

8th April to 3rd May

Online Information session

28th April

Teams selected

24th May

Onboarding Session

11th June

Virtual Seminars (SGT)

24th to 28th June

Visit Australia

7th to 11th October

Global Navigator is a hybrid (virtual & in-person) program to Melbourne. Qualifying teams should be committed to attend all the virtual seminars (SGT) and in-person visit to Melbourne for the dates listed above.

Program Eligibility

Applicants to the Global Navigator Melbourne program must:

- Be a MedTech / BioTech / HealthTech startup that is preparing / ready to scale internationally

- Have strong motivation to expand into the Australian ecosystem

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


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


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