What is this event about?In response to alarming rises in health care costs and a rapidly ageing population, ide Group joins Australia’s push to...

Building Better Futures for Health Challenge


Level 6 Terrace Entrance
2000 NSW

Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia
Building Better Futures for Health Challenge

Event Details

What is this event about?

In response to alarming rises in health care costs and a rapidly ageing population, ide Group joins Australia’s push to find and invest in great ideas that can make a difference to people’s health. This event is a product idea pitching competition that will showcase some of the latest advancements in health technology and innovation.

Why should you attend this event?

  • Join us at this event and be the first to witness a new breed of health innovations bubbling to the surface in Australia’s very own back yard.
  • Experience a lively tournament atmosphere as Australia’s best and brightest battle it out for the chance to win $25,000 worth of design, development and commercialisation support to help build their idea into a commercially viable reality.
  • Feel inspired and gather valuable insight from a judging panel of Medtech industry leaders.
  • Enjoy a rare networking opportunity with medical device designers, entrepreneurs and investors.

Special Guest Speaker 

Michael McQueen, Multi award-winning speaker and social researcher.

Official Judging Panel

Anne O’Neill, Associate Director, NSW Office for Health and Medical Research, Ministry of Health

Mick Brooks, R&D Manager for Imaxeon Pty Ltd

John Kelly, CEO of Atomo Diagnostics 

Dr Alan Taylor, Executive Chairman, Clarity Pharmaceuticals

About ide Group

ide Group creates meaningful products that change lives, grow new organisations and build better futures. Together, ide partners with like-minded organisations and invests in new technologies to create new businesses around intellectual property. Since 2003, ide has grown over 70 organisations and realised over 250 projects across the medical technology landscape, including respiratory care, drug delivery, radiology, radiotherapy and point of care diagnostics. Driven by the hope to make a difference, ide helps bring complex projects to life through selflessness, creativity, discipline and grit.

Find out more at www.idegroup.com.au

Access and Inclusion

  • Wheelchair accessible - Access to the venue is suitable for wheelchairs (toilets, ramps/lifts etc.) and designated wheelchair spaces are available.
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