Innovate Health is a unique platform for joining up stakeholders across the digital health value chain, showcasing exciting innovations and provoking discussion on how to promote the development and commercialization of digital health innovations in Australia.
It will bring together healthcare professionals, startups & entrepreneurs, health tech specialists, innovation leaders, government stakeholders, regulators and business leaders for thought leadership, networking and productive discussion.
The event will:
- Facilitate networking between clinicians, industry leaders, investors, government and startups
- Discuss real problems faced by the health industry and explore how digital health solutions might help address these challenges
- Offer the opportunity for clinicians, industry, government and innovators to have real discussions about their needs, challenges and opportunities for collaboration
- Discuss how to tackle the barriers and opportunities with developing evidence based digital health solutions and effective commercialization of these innovations
- Offer insight from best practice digital health success stories which are truly having a positive impact on healthcare, health outcomes and satisfying the needs of clinicians and consumers
- Provide a great platform for startups and innovators to showcase themselves in front of an audience of clinicians, potential industry partners and investors
- Promote earlier clinician consultation, validation and buy-in for innovations, digital technologies and emerging startup solutions
- Build and grow a network/community of digital health startups, clinicians, investors and industry leaders
Director KontentLabs and Convenor, RMIT University Activator Health Community of Practice
Dr Prem Pillay
Medical Director, Singapore Brain-Spine-Nerves Center
Dr Dan Grant
Chief Officer Strategy & Transformation, HCF
Bronwyn Le Grice
CEO & Founder, ANDHealth
Clinical Lead HIU, Clinical Excellence Division, Queensland Health
Director, 3d Med Lab, Director, Department of Vascular Surgery, Austin Health
Dr Jasamine Coles-Black
Research Fellow, 3d Med Lab, Doctor, Austin Health
Dr Emma O’Brien
Clinician Entrepreneur in Residence, Melbourne Health Accelerator @ The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Chronic Disease Team Leader, Bayside Chronic Disease Team, Metro South Health
Dr Peter Chan
Intensive Care Specialist, Eastern Health
IT Business Partner - Commercial, Roche
General Manager of Partnerships and Clinical Use, Australian Digital Health Agency
Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Planet Innovation
Pricing and Tenders Associate and Pfizer Healthcare Hub Scout, Pfizer Healthcare Hub
Partner, Airtree Ventures
Cluster Medical Director, Developed Asia & Country Medical Director, Pfizer Australia and New Zealand
Business Consultant | Innovation, Corporate Ventures & Partnerships, HCF
Head of Strategic Partnerships & Innovation Health Roundtable
Executive Officer Research, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
Paul S D’Urso MBBS PhD FRACS
Neurosurgeon, Executive Chairman, Anatomics
Dr Lee Walsh
Technical Lead (Digital Health) |Medical Device Reforms and Emerging Technology, Therapeutic Goods Administration
Dr David Hau
Senior Medical Officer, Devices Clinical Section, Medical Devices Branch, Therapeutic Goods Administration
Dr Ingmar Wahlqvist
Investment Manager, Brandon Capital
Investment Manager, Giant Leap Fund
Bronwyn Le Grice
CEO & Founder, ANDHealth
General Manager, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia and New Zealand
Director, MedTech and Pharmaceuticals, Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, Victoria
CEO, Australia-China Health Accelerator (ACHA)
CEO, Asialink Business
Head of Strategy, Innovation & Business Development, Novartis
Director (Acting), Office of Industry Participation and Jobs, Department of Economic Development Victoria
MD & Principal Strategist, The Friday Collaborative
Professor Mark Flynn
Executive Director, Better Health, Healthcare and Treatment, Global Impact Cluster, University of Newcastle
Professor Louisa Jorm
Faculty of Medicine, Director, Centre for Big Data Research in Health, PLuS Alliance Fellow, UNSW
Head of Policy, Research Australia
Managing Associate, Allens
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Diabetes Nurse Educator, Metro-south Health Service, Bayside Chronic Disease - Redlands
PitchFest @ Innovate Health is an interactive, high energy platform for showcasing startup innovation and digging for pertinent details.
This is a dedicated opportunity for innovators to give a 5 minute pitch to a multidisciplinary panel of clinicians, investors, business leaders and mentors before taking 5 minutes’ worth of questions from the panel and audience. It’s a chance for startups to put their company on the radar of the right contacts and for established players and health professionals to identify and partner with innovative teams.
For startups this is a unique opportunity to pitch to a potential first customer, investor, clinician/frontline provider, and future commercialization partner.
** To qualify for a pitchfest spot, startups who apply must have MVP (minimum viable product), be turning over less than $1million a year and have been in business for 5 years or less **
Interested in pitching?
To apply to pitch in PitchFest @ Innovate Health, please complete the proposal form (below) by Friday 19th April 2019 and send to Francesca.Brewer@informa.com
Speaker name, Job title & Organisation:
– Short Company Description (including but not limited to):
– A short description describing your product/service
– Briefly list your team
– What problem/need/opportunity is your business addressing?
– Who will be the customers/beneficiaries (target market) of your venture?
3-4 brief bullet points to outline details of your pitch:
Have you received funding to date? Are you a past alumni of an accelerator or in a current cohort? Please give details:
Why would you like to pitch in the PitchFest?
If possible, please also submit a copy of your slide deck as part of your application.
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