Biodesign 2016 Summary and Achievements

Here’s a summary of the Biodesign 2016 cohort’s experience:

Achievements

The teams made outstanding progress during and after Biodesign Melbourne.

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Team NAVi won 2nd prize in the 2016/17 Victoria-China Sunan Cup.

Team NAVi:

  • Winner of the Startup Victoria Healthtech Pitch Night ($150,000), Aug 2017. In addition, the team won the People’s Choice Award at the Startup Victoria Healthtech Pitch night.
  • Second place in Victoria-China Sunan Cup Startup Competition ($15,000), Sep 2017. The team won an additional $1,000 prize for being the most popular project.
  • Accepted to join the Texas Medical Centre Accelerator, TMCx (2017).
  • Obtained permission to commence clinical research at Royal Women’s Hospital in Sep, 2017.
  • Featured in the Melbourne Business School Impact Report and Video, 2017.
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Wei Sue gave the winning pitch at the Startup Victoria Healthtech Pitching Competition 2017.
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Teams SWADE and Navi at the Sunan Cup Finals
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At the Sunan Cup Finals
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Most Popular team prize: announced at the Sunan Cup Ceremony
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Sunan Cup Awards- Teams SWADE and Navi
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Behind the scenes: filming the MBS Impact Video 2017

Team Neuro:

  • Won two awards at Endeavour: the Endeavour Wade Institute Entrepreneurship prize and the IEEE Award for Technical Innovation & Engineering Achievement.
  • Received substantial Angel Investor support.
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Team Neuro wins one of two Wade Institute Entrepreneurship Award

Team SWADE:

  • Final five at MedTech’s Got Talent ($20,000 prize plus an incubation process with mentors);
  • Finalist in Victoria-China Sunan Cup Startup competition (received $5000 prize).
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Sarah pitching at the Medtech’s Got Talent Finals.
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Teams SWADE and PELT – winners of $20k prizes at Medtech’s Got Talent 2016.
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Ed and Sarah receiving the prize for the at the Sunan Cup Awards Ceremony 2017.
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Sarah receiving the team’s prize at the Sunan Cup Awards Ceremony, 2017.

Team PELT:

  • Final five at MedTech’s Got Talent ($20,000 prize plus an incubation process with mentors)
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Teams SWADE and PELT – winners of $20k prizes at Medtech’s Got Talent 2016.
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Team PELT at Endeavour. Photo by Kwang

 

 

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