#14 🍩 What the Health - Commercialisation for Days, Google Strays and Social Yay?
Your healthtech TL;DR roundup
Hands up whos exhausted? 🥱
Apparently, studies finally back us up and show if you turn off your camera during virtual meetings, you engage more and reduce fatigue - only calls from now on k.
Ironically, given the social deprivation and mass questions on opportunities, players and pathways in healthtech and startups - thought we’d have a lil chilled virtual catch up and AMA (because I can’t have virtual coffee with you all 💔)
👉 Next Tuesday, September 7th, 6 pm AEST
How does the Aussie healthcare system fair on the global stage?
🥉This year it got bronze - at least according to the Commonwealth Fund Survey
Commercialisation is the name of the game this month…
ANDHealth announced $19.75m for their digital health incubator program
MTP Connect also got $19.75m the gov funded not-for-profit industry group to accelerate health innovation
Brandon Capital’s Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) bagged $40m to set up a biotech incubator
Brandon cap “hopes it will kickstart a decade of “health and medical… start-ups” with “IPOs and unicorns that will… outsize anything in the other industries”” - afr
🌙 Planet Innovation launched new branch PI Commercial to support startups and companies from idea to product launch
Who Got Together?
US & Beyond the Borders
🧐 Is healthcare too hard for big tech? At least that’s what the internet’s gone into hysterics over ft. #healthcareishard
Insider says Apple scaling back the Healthhabit app is a big deal
“Google Health” dissolved but sources say they’re doubling down on investments and projects in the sector
But they just pulled the plug on clinician app Streams…. so maybe its serious?
🎰 HIMSS21 - The global healthcare conference happened in Vegas and left an interesting takeaway…
Hospitals, payers and startups are all clamouring to be the 'digital front door,' and it's overwhelming patients and needs to be addressed
Startup Stuff 🚀
💭 Got an Innovative Idea You Want to Launch?
Vogue and Optus have teamed up for Create the Future Innovators Comp for ages 18- 35, to pitch for the chance to bag $10k & a mag feature - More here
🏗️ Looking to Build a Hardware Startup?
Check out the melt accelerator to Prove, Prototype, Pilot & Produce a product and sustainable business ft fab support… oh and $150k funding - More here
🌏 Keen to Scale Overseas?
Gov’s Landing Pad programs have apps open for programs to Berlin, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Tel Aviv - More Here
🔬Want Funds to Undertake Research With the CSIRO?
The CSIRO Kickstart program offers SME’s dollar-matched funding of $10-$50k to undertake research activities with commercial potential with the CSIRO - More here
📣 Want Your Startup to Be Put In the Spotlight in the Ultimate Pitch?
Startup Daily & Microsoft’s pitch comp has >$200k Azure credits up for grabs and you’ll pitch to tech experts, investors & promo in Startup Daily - More here
💹 Commercialising a Killer Product, Process or Service?
The Gov’s Accelerating Commercialisation program provides SMEs, researchers and founders with advice and $500k-$1m in matched project funding - More here
💸 Exporting to Global Markets and After Some Extra Fuel?
🍔 How do you Launch Your Startup & Optimise Costs With AWS?
Check out their upcoming webinars who will teach you the tricks of the trade and how to get going - Sign up here
🌱 Startup Looking for Space and Support whilst Scaling?
WeWork’s new Growth Campus program has mad discounts and supports to help you out - More here
Tues 7th Sep: Tech23 Deeptech Festival: AI-Enabled Patient Care
13th-14th, 17th Sep: Venture VC Capital Investor Conference
Wed 15th Sep: Youth Health Forum Summit
19th-21st Sep: MUBES MediThon 2021
Wed 22nd Sep: Regulatory Affairs: Navigating the path to approval
Juicy Jobs 🔥
Harrison.ai - Brand and Communications Manager
Foxo - Test Analyst
Drop Bio - Chief Marketing Officer
Maslow - Growth Marketing Manager
Mindset Health - Copywriter
Cubiko - Practice Support Officer
Umps - Product Manager
Komodo - Business Development Manager
Cicada Innovations - Paid Internship (Digital Content)
Brandon Capital Partners - Head of Operations (MRCF Biomedical Incubator)
Teladoc Health - Partnerships Development Manager
Flash Ventures - Investor
Cystic Fibrosis Australia - Chief Executive Officer
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - Strategic Development Manager (Partnerships)
For Health Professionals & Researchers
Healthscope - Project Manager (Mental Health Strategy)
Telix Pharmaceuticals - Product Manager (Prostate Cancer Portfolio)
Illumina - Laboratory Programs Manager (IIC)
Western Health - Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Ministry of Health - Clinical Trial Program Manager (Rural, Regional & Remote)
uPaged - Rapid Antigen Testing Nurses
BARD1 Life Sciences - Senior Scientist
Randstad - Health Promotion and Engagement Officer
Drop Bio - Chief Technology Officer
Monash Health - EMR Senior Application Specialist (Core and Security)
VECtor Medical Technologies - Chief Technical Officer
MediRecords - Lead Java Developer
Planet Innovation - SO many roles
Consumable Content 💎
🎙Talking HealthTech #168: Epigenetics and Nutrigenomics; the new science to treat health problems ft. Dr Valerio Vittone
🚺 The FemTech Collective released the 2021 FemTech Collecte Market Report
🍏 Deloitte has a cool dive into the opportunities for The future of public health campaigns
🎨This is a fab piece on how Ovira used Instagram, content and community to build their boss brand
🦅 Blackbird has a cool series WTF is GTMF + PLG? A Four-Part Guide to finding Go-To-Market Fit and achieving Product-Led Growth
🧬 Perpetual Global Innovation Fund reckons the real boom in drug discovery & Biotech is still to come
Other Opps ✨
Want to help shape the next-gen of innovators?
Join the Hacker Exchange as a mentor or instructor - More here
Need to get up to scratch on Medtech & Biotech Regulation?
Join Regulatory Affairs: Navigating the path to approval to understand the reqs and steps for getting approval ft. a global perspective on regulation - More here
Have a high impact project that $150k of funding could help launch?
The Kenneth Myer Innovation Fellowships give recipients time and support to develop their groundbreaking idea into a sustainable plan - More here
Know a badass woman in digital who deserves to be celebrated?
Nominate her for the 2021 Women in Digital Awards - it’s a big deal
As always, would love to hear from you