The future of Australia’s health depends on the design and development of great ideas. The Building Better Futures for Health Challenge sets the...

Building Better Futures for Health Challenge

Location:

Level 6 Terrace Entrance (Circular Quay West Side)
2000 NSW
Australia

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

Event Details

The future of Australia’s health depends on the design and development of great ideas. The Building Better Futures for Health Challenge sets the stage for startups, medical professionals, researchers and R&D managers to pitch new product and service ideas that could make a difference to people’s health. Judged by a panel of medtech industry leaders, the team or individual with the best idea will be awarded $25,000 worth of design, development and commercialisation support from IDE Group to help turn their idea into a commercially viable reality. An additional $5000 prize will also be awarded by public vote at the final event. Find out more at www.bbfhchallenge.com 

This event is for people with an interest in:

  • Health and advances in and medicine,
  • Innovation, product design and development,
  • New business development and commercialisation,
  • Growth and investment strategies for products and services in the health industry.

This event will offer a unique opportunity to:

  • See the next big product and service innovations that could transform Australia's health,
  • Gain insight, advice and guidance on commercialising new business opportunities,
  • Network with health industry leaders and design and entreprnurship experts.

BBFH Challenge Judging Pannel

  • Anne O’Neill, Director, NSW Office for Health and Medical Research, Ministry of Health
  • Dr Alan Taylor, Executive Chairman, Clarity Pharmaceuticals
  • John Kelly, CEO, Atomo Diagnostics
  • Mick Brooks, R&D Manager, Imaxeon Pty Ltd

Keynote Speaker and MC

  • Announced soon

All ticket proceeds will be donated to a selected charity (by public vote) at the final event.

Access and Inclusion

  • Wheelchair accessible - Access to the venue is suitable for wheelchairs (toilets, ramps/lifts etc.) and designated wheelchair spaces are available.
  • Hearing loop - A hearing loop (sometimes called an audio induction loop) is a special type of sound system for use by people with hearing aids. The hearing loop provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by the hearing aid when it is set to 'T' (Telecoil) setting. Many venues have an induction hearing loop system. Check if your venue has this system.
  • Companion card - The Companion Card is for people with a significant permanent disability, who always need a companion to provide attendant care type support in order to participate at most available community venues and activities.