#01 🍩 What the Health - First Bite
Your fortnightly healthtech TLDR roundup
Welcome to your first taste of the fortnightly #healthbites
I’ll be dishing up a digest of what’s happening in the Aussie Health & Innovation space as well as opportunities and interesting tidbits.
If you have anything you want me to include next time, let me know here.
Finally, a Aussie Digital Health VC on a mission to amplify impact and improve health outcomes for all. Focused on early-stage and growth companies going global, this fund looks to radically transform the way healthcare is delivered and consumed
🔬The Australian Cardiovascular Alliance (ACvA) Snagged $200k for a New Project Mapping Medtech Capabilities to Improve Collaboration and Boost Aus’s Involvement in Clinical Trials for Research into Cardiovascular Devices
Startup Stuff 🚀
💫 Check Out the New Healthtech Accelerator on the Block, LuminaX
A Brisbane based program for startups ready to launch or refine their product AND they don't take equity - Applications now open
💉 The MedTech Actuator is Taking Applications for Their 15-Month Intensive Accelerator Program to Take You From Seed to Series A!
You could get access to tailored expertise, industry insiders, mentors, and up to $200k of funding - Apply Now
❤️ EOIs are Open for MTPConneects Targeted Translation Research Accelerator (TTRA)
$200k - $750k in funds is available for developing innovative preventative, diagnostic, therapeutic, and disease management solutions for CVD and diabetes - Apply here
😇 Interested in Establishing an Healthtech Angel Network?
LaunchVic has opened a new grant round to support investment in Vics largest startup sector. You could snag up to $300k💸 to support establishment and operations to help nurture our health ecosystem. For more info check the event below
Tues 23rd Feb: LuminaX Accelerator info session @ Bond University
23rd Mar: The Talking HealthTech Summit
🎙️Talking Healthtech #105 - Meeting unmet medical needs with compounding & medicinal cannabis: Antony Condina, Green Dispensary Compounding
I’m a BIG 20VC Podcast fan but this ep has great insights into the comercialisation of health in the US, building good products with purpose, profitable companies, and the changing markets. They also went public in Jan after just 3 years
Juicy Jobs 🔥
Healthmatch has bigs plans after hiring an $18M Series B and is on a hiring spree They’re on the lookout for Product Managers, Designers, a VP of Growth, Software Engineers, Medical Ops, an Account Management Lead, and more
Other Opportunities 🌊
Looking to Launch Into the World of Startups but Don’t Know Where to Start?
The Startmate Fellowship for Women can help fast-track you into the land of startups and land your dream job. Don’t miss this chance to find your tribe and join an invaluable community for life - Applications close Sunday 22nd Feb
Early Career Researcher Looking to Do Postdoc Health Promotional Research?
VicHealth are launching Postdoctural Fellowships to build evidence to inform policy and practice change - Find out more and apply here
Impact Research Grants for Projects on Health Promotion in Vic
VicHealth is getting serious about health promotion and awarding upto $200k for 5 projects focusing on equity, industry partnerships and collaboration, and meaningfully engaging communities through co-design
Applications now open
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