Melbourne startup Navi secures $400,000 grant to develop tech to help critically ill newborns

Full story from StartupSmart. Read here. Melbourne medtech startup Navi Medical Technology has secured just shy of $400,000 in government grant funding to launch the next phase of development of its tech that helps critically ill newborns. The $396,452 grant funding brings the startup’s total funding secured to $1.7 million, following about $1.15 million in…

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Perth Biodesign 2019: Meet the Teams

The 2019 Perth Biodesign course kicks off tonight with the first Wednesday class session being generously hosted by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation (CERI). In 2018, the Perth Biodesign team received over 140 expressions of interest for only 25 places in the course. We are delighted to announce that, due to this overwhelming demand…

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Meet a team of ‘engipreneurs’ taking medical innovations from idea to market

This article first appeared on Create Digital. You can read the full interview here. A multi-disciplinary program is supercharging engineers, transforming them into entrepreneurs. Can innovation be taught? Dr Matt Oldakowski, an entrepreneur, researcher at Curtin University and co-director of Perth Biodesign, runs an intensive six-month program that teams engineers with researchers, business professionals and…

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eMotionGait, wearable tech for the informed support of lower limb amputees, wins Perth Biodesign pitch night.

Medical device start-up JR-TeCH, creators of eMotionGait, a wearable technology for prostheses, has taken first prize at the 2018 Perth Biodesign Pitch Night, presented by Accelerating Australia. For above knee amputees, prescribing a suitable prosthetic is a difficult process and it can be even more difficult for the wearer to determine that their prosthesis is…

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Perth Biodesign: Meet the Teams

The 2018 Perth Biodesign course kicks off tonight with the first session being generously hosted by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation (CERI). Tonight’s session marks the first time that participants will meet each other, their designated teams and alumni mentors. Over the next six months, the teams will work together to identify and…

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Launch of Adelaide Biodesign

It’s been an exciting week for Medtech innovation in Adelaide with the launch of the BridgeTech Program, the AusMedtech Conference and now the inaugural Adelaide Biodesign course launched on Thursday the 3rd of May featuring special guest speaker, Dr Leanna Read, Chief Scientist for South Australia! The Perth Biodesign course has now been running for two years with…

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