Actuator Origin: India March 2021 to May 2021

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Global Victoria is partnering with the MedTech Actuator and the Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (India) to deliver this program and build closer connections between Victoria’s and India’s MedTech ecosystems.

What types of businesses should apply?

MedTech, Healthtech and Biotech businesses with specialisation in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Instrumentation
  • Bionics
  • Digital health
  • AI
  • VR
  • Wearables.

Why should I apply?

The program will teach aspiring HealthTech, MedTech, and BioTech entrepreneurs about:

  • the fundamentals of establishing and protecting intellectual property
  • raising capital
  • pitching
  • marketing
  • managing your business financially and strategically.

Following the Bootcamp, you'll have the opportunity to apply for the MedTech Actuator Origin India Pitch Event to pitch your idea in front of a panel of industry experts. The top candidates will receive specialised training, intensive mentoring and competitive access to a share in A$30k total prize money.

The program will showcase Victoria’s MedTech and biomedical capabilities to selected Indian MedTech startups, and give them the opportunity to apply for the MedTech Actuator’s accelerator program and connect with startups and the MedTech industry in Melbourne.

About our program partners

The MedTech Actuator is Australia’s leading accelerator of MedTech, healthtech and biotech startups based in Melbourne.

Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre is a state-of-the-art translational research and entrepreneurship centre run as a joint initiative of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Department of Electronics, IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka.

Program details

Program duration: March 2021 to April 2021 (six weeks)

Key dates

Applications open: 1 March 2021
Applications close: 11:59pm on Saturday, 20 March 2021 (AEDT)

Applications have now closed for this virtual trade mission

Program schedule

12 March 2021: MedTech Actuator Origin India Bootcamp one-day intensive pre-program briefing
25 March 2021: Rapid Fire Round

1-16 April 2021: Online modules
19-21 April 2021: Intensive sprint
22 April 2021: Gala Finals

Want to know more?

For further information, contact us by sending an email to VTM@global.vic .gov.au.