Timeline

Important dates to put in your diary!

Apply online here.

Want to get a better idea of the questions that will be asked? Check out a sample application form here – https://drive.google.com/open?id=170PkSy6Si22zl-_pVfaSt0d0sEdawCld

For a detailed program overview and tips on how to write a winning executive summary – head to the ‘participant dashboard’.

Any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out at joelle@medtechactuator.com

DEADLINE – 27 September, 5pm AEST

Don’t forget to submit your complete application before the deadline!

Shortlisted applicants that are invited to the Rapid Fire Round stage will be notified on 4th October

Find out about the importance of intellectual property, and how to protect yours!

A webinar link will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

Time: 3-4pm

Get ready to pitch at the Rapid Fire Round!

A webinar link will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

Time: 12-1pm

The top 40 teams pass through the applications into the semi-final, the Sydney + Melbourne Rapid Fire Rounds (20 to each event).

The Rapid Fire Round is a quickfire pitch contest in which applicants have 60 seconds to pitch their business proposal in the hope of impressing one of our mentors.

Location: Melbourne CBD
Time: 5-8pm

The top 40 teams pass through the applications into the semi-final, the Sydney + Melbourne Rapid Fire Rounds (20 to each event).

The Rapid Fire Round is a quickfire pitch contest in which applicants have 60 seconds to pitch their business proposal in the hope of impressing one of our mentors.

The Sydney Rapid Fire Round will be held in conjunction with the Annual MTAA Conference, where semi-finalists will have the opportunity to pitch on stage.

Location: Luna Park Sydney
Time: 10:30am-12:30pm

A deep dive into the commercialisation essentials and how to prepare for the National Gala Finals

A webinar link will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

Time: 11am-12pm

Polish your pitch in the lead up to the National Gala Dinner Finals. In person participation is required to ensure that you get the most out of this hands on workshop.

Location: Melbourne CBD
Time: 9am-4pm

A black-tie gala pitch dinner held in Melbourne where five finalists receive up to $10,000 each and a place in the Pre-seed Accelerator.

Location: Peninsula Docklands
Time: 6-11pm

Interested in attending? Tickets will be open to the public shortly.

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to joelle@medtechactuator.com

A one-week intensive sprint to kickoff the Accelerated Technology Roadmapping phase – 10th December to 14th December.

Covering areas such as Pitching for Investment, Doing your Market Research, Locking Down IP, Fundraising Strategies, and Regs & Reimbursement.

Location: Melbourne CBD
Time: 9am-5pm daily

A deep dive into Go-to-market strategy for early-stage medtech startups.

Presentations and modules will be available in the online LMS

Building out your team for medtech startups

Presentations and modules will be available in the online LMS

Knowing how much $$ and how to articulate this to investors can be tricky

Presentations and modules will be available in the online LMS

As an early-stage medtech startup, there are many risks that you will need to mitigate

Presentations and modules will be available in the online LMS

Each team will have 10 minutes to present, with a subsequent 5 minutes for questions and feedback.

The Actuator Investor Panel will evaluate their pitch, opportunity attractiveness and progress against milestones. Collectively, they will decide one team to provide an additional $30,000 (non-dilutive) funding, entry into The Actuator Accelerator and a defined funding pathway to up to $2.7M equity investment.

Location: Melbourne CBD
Details TBC