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Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 13:45


The BridgeTech Program is an award-winning professional development program for effectively navigating the medtech commercialisation pathway. It offers specific training on the scientific, legal, financial, clinical, regulatory and reimbursement components of medtech commercialisation, complemented by a series of events, activities and seminars.

Convened and administered by QUT, the program is supported by a consortium of partners including leading medtech companies, universities and industry associations. It leverages partner expertise and global connections to equip you with the skills and networks you need to take new medtech to market.

Who should apply?

The program is suited to professionals looking to expand their commercialisation knowledge and networks, including:

  • mid-career researchers and scientists
  • medtech inventors, entrepreneurs and innovators
  • clinicians and healthcare workers
  • venture capitalists
  • legal practitioners including IP lawyers and patent attorneys
  • business development managers and tech transfer professionals
  • staff from government agencies.

Experience in the sector and a demonstrated interest in medtech commercialisation is essential.

Why participate?

  • Access interactive online learning materials delivered by QUT at your own pace from anywhere around Australia.
  • Connect with representatives from our industry partner organisations.
  • Hear from high-profile speakers in our seminar series. Past speakers include international industry leaders like Fiona Wood and executives from Siemens, SpeeDx, Brandwood CKC, Cochlear and Ellume.
  • Network with an alumni community of over 700 industry professionals at events including our three-day residential Symposium.
  • Pitch your ideas or product and receive invaluable feedback from industry experts in our PitchTech competition. Winners receive a fully-funded industry immersion experience.
  • There are no fees. Our program is completely funded by industry partners and government as part of an initiative to grow Australia’s medtech industry capabilities.

Applications for 2022 are now open! Learn more about the program and apply: