Medtech TRI

Global Accelerator 

Brisbane Economic Development Agency has partnered with US-based investment facilitator Life Science Nation (LSN) to advance ten (10) local ventures supporting them to launch a global funding campaign and fast track connections with international capital funders and strategic licensing and distributions partners. 


Program at-a-glance

Each module will have specific content, real world exercises, and training on how to utilise tools to support the success of a global fund-raising campaign. Participants will also benefit from the expertise of global MedTech giants such as Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Phillips, Stryker and local mentorship of Federal & State Government, Advisory, Universities, Research Institutions and other leading MedTech companies and funders.

The accelerator will culminate with the opportunity to pitch to international investors during JP Morgan Health Week in San Francisco USA. The application process is competitive for the ten (10) seats aligned to the cohort for FY2025.

Key dates

  • Applications open: 23 February 2024
  • Applications close: 21st April 2024
  • Accelerator Syllabus: July - November 2024
  • Global Mission to J.P. Morgan Healthcare Week 2025: January 2025
  • Aftercare: January 2025 - December 2028
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Investor Pitch Challenge

What you will learn and access

Global fundraising campaign

Develop capability in global brand building and learn how to create Investor messaging for funding success. Develop the skills and relationships to access a global alliance network.

  • A Strategic framework to launch a global funding campaign.
  • Preparation of Investment collateral - from tagline, elevator pitch, one-page tear sheet, executive summary, and pitch deck.
  • Funding trend insights from global giants such as Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Phillips, Sanofi and Stryker.
  • Advice and insights from leading national and global regulatory (TGA and FDA) and intellectual property experts.
  • Targeted network of global alliances for future partnerships – investors, collaborators, and licensees.

Securing Strategic Partners (One day intensive)

Attend a Global Shark Tank for final pitch readiness in preparation for Pitch Forums and Investment Roundtables.

  • Intensive 1:1 pitch readiness coaching and preparation for investor forums and roundtables
  • Learnings and insights of an investment journey from global entrepreneurs
  • Participation in a “Shark Tank” session with feedback from global leading investors 

Investor Pitch Forum (Multi-day conference)

Attend JP Morgan Health week 2025 in San Francisco and participate in the pitch forum and Investor Roundtables (Physical attendance required in San Francisco, USA).

  • Pitch session with active, domain-specific, early-stage investors.


Ongoing support following your participation in the MedTech accelerator program.

  • Three (3) year aftercare, including biannual one- on- one sessions and quarterly check ins to progress key actions items and to capture annual growth impacts.
  • Access to key Government representatives and Industry associations to support and expedite scale ambitions.
  • Membership to the alumni network of growth focused MedTech companies.
  • Amplification and promotional activities, networking and industry-focused programs and content


"The city has a highly skilled workforce, stable regulatory frameworks, and manufacturing capability. “You don’t find that in many places, and it gives investors comfort. If you’re an innovator with an idea in biotech and MedTech, you couldn’t be in a better place.” 

Vaxxas Chief Executive Officer David Hoey.

“Brisbane is a fantastic place to seed and grow MedTech companies, with access to major hospital networks, world class research facilities, top tier university talent and the outstanding lifestyle that Brisbane affords.”

Microba Chief Executive Officer Dr Luke Reid.