Brisbane Economic Development Agency has partnered with US-based investment facilitator Life Science Nation (LSN) to help connect ten (10) local ventures with global partners for capital, joint product collaboration, and licensing distribution opportunities.
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 and local mentorship of McCullough Robertson, Life Science Queensland, University of Queensland, UniQuest, QUT 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.
Develop capability in global brand building and learn how to create messaging for funding success. Develop the skills and relationships to access a global alliance network.
Strategic framework of success for a global campaign.
Branding and messaging strategy to secure strategic investment – from tagline, elevator pitch, one-page tear sheet, executive summary, and pitch deck.
Understanding of the competitive global landscape to communicate your unique business story and develop a compelling narrative that will aid you in opening doors on your partnering journey to secure capital, distribution, and talent.
Funding trend insights from global giants such as Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic 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.
Attend a Global Investor Pitch Readiness and Shark Tank with a global partner (Physical attendance required in San Francisco, USA).
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
Attend JP Morgan Health week 2024 in San Francisco and participate in the pitch forum (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.
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