Informa Australia is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.

Choose Location

Register Your Interest


Innovate Health

Encouraging engagement, navigating commercialization and accelerating growth and uptake of digital health innovation in Australia

15-16 June 2021 | Rydges Melbourne and delivered virtually

Register Your Interest


Innovate Health continues to provide a unique platform for connecting stakeholders across the digital health value chain, it will showcase the exciting innovations and provide thought provoking discussion on how to promote the development & commercialization of digital health innovations in Australia, and also discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the digital health ecosystem.

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 health and safety of our delegates, speakers and staff is our top priority. That is why Innovate Health will now run as a digitally delivered event.
You will still have access to the same great content, hear from leading experts, unique networking and business development opportunities with key decisions makers including the ability to directly ask questions and engage virtually all from the safety and comfort of your own home or workplace.

International Keynotes from:

  • An Investor’s Journey To Build A Sustainable Telehealth Ecosystem In Singapore And The Region
    Wai Mun Lim, Founder & CEO, Doctor Anywhere
  • COVID-19 – Accelerating the adoption of the Danish Digital Health strategy
    Hans Erik Henriksen, CEO, Healthcare Denmark


  • Pandemics: Digital Health Catalyst or Disruptor?
    Dr Simon Wilkins, Director, Translating Research at Melbourne (TRAM), Vice-Chair, Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia, University of Melbourne
  • How Life Insurance is Solving Business Issues and Targeting Customer Health through Digital Innovation
    Jen-Kui Maxwell, Member Engagement Manager, Member Engagement & Innovations, TAL Australia
    Dan Canham, Head of Innovation, Member Engagement & Innovations, TAL Australia

2020 Sponsors


Sponsored By

PitchFest @ Innovate Health is a dedicated opportunity for innovators to give a 5 minute pitch to a multidisciplinary judging 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 a minimum viable product, be turning over less than $1 million a year and have been in business for 5 years or less **

Submissions are now closed, if you have any questions please contact

Blog articles

Vaccine development – what have we learned from COVID-19?
Globally, Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has been seen to infect more than one hundred thousand people in a single day, with a fatality rate of up to five percent. Read more >>

Commercialising Healthcare Innovation
The Australian healthcare sector is not short of innovation. In a single year, around 10,000 digital health apps will be added to the app store; almost as many pharmaceutical research papers will be published by academic journals; and the Australian medical technology (medtech) industry will gross upwards of ten billion dollars. Read more >>

What healthcare solutions does Australia really need?
In the context of future Australian healthcare, it is important that healthcare innovators don’t simply come up with solutions they think are good for problems they think exist. This is icare’s approach to stimulating and facilitating innovation in healthcare. Read more >>

Why we need greater collaboration between the health and tech sectors
Technology is a major player in today’s business landscape. Improved processes, seamless deliverables, and enhanced client experiences. Much of the reason industries can no longer go it alone. The key? Collaboration. Read more >>

The development of robotics and AI in the health sector
The future of surgery promotes a remarkable partnership between humans and machines. A collaboration seeing the impossible possible, transforming the medical world as we know it. Precision, efficiency, affordability, recovery – just the tip of the scalpel. Read more >>

Opting In to Innovate Health
The Economist featured an article focused on “Doctor You” and how data will transform healthcare. From better diagnosis, to management of chronic illness and artificial intelligence to identify cancerous tissue – the use of digital innovations to transform healthcare is here. Read more >>

Innovate Health Speaker Spotlight: Bronwyn Le Grice, ANDHealth
We spoke to ANDHealth’s powerhouse female founder & MD, Bronwyn Le Grice about ANDHealth’s purpose, her visions for innovation in the health industry and what it will take to create a cohesive and collaborative digital health industry. Read more >>

when & where

15 Jun 2021

Rydges Melbourne
186 Exhibition St,
Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9662 0511


Still have a question?

Danielle Newman
Senior Business Development Manager
+61 2 9080 4432

Get all the latest on Informa news and events

Informa Connect Australia is the nation's leading event organiser. Our events comprise of large scale exhibitions, industry conferences and highly specialised corporate training.

Find out more

COVID-19 Informa Connect Update + Policy
Learn More