BridgeTech Program

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The BridgeTech Program will enable Australia to more effectively capitalise on its world class medical technology–medical device research sector by providing mid‐career entrepreneurs and scientists with relevant, specific commercialisation training.

The program will be delivered by Queensland University of Technology in collaboration with the BridgeTech consortium which includes 20 companies, universities and industry partners from around Australia. The BridgeTech Program is a national online professional development program that will be delivered through online modules, a 3-day residential training workshop and various networking events and seminars.

The project will educate mid career researchers and entrepreneurs on the complex scientific, legal, financial, clinical, regulatory and reimbursement disciplines that contribute to research translation and the commercialisation of medical technology.

Listen to the MTPConnect Podcast to hear from QUT Executive Director Professor Lyn Griffiths talk about the program.

Visit the BridgeTech program's website for more information.

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Consortium leadQueensland University of Technology
Consortium members

Agilent Technologies, IDE Group, Stryker, AusBiotech, Life Sciences Queensland, The Actuator, Cochlear, Macquarie University, University of Melbourne, Deakin University, Magnetica University of New South Wales, Flinders University, MTAA, University of Newcastle, Gadens, University of Western Australia, Hydrix & Siemens Healthcare

MTPConnect grant$300,000
Industry contribution$300,000
Project durationApril 2018 - September 2019
ContactThe BridgeTech Program, Queensland University of Technology -