Biointelect Venturer 

A One-Day Workshop:

How To Accelerate Product Commercialisation & Leverage Funding

This series of workshops will be delivered in each state, Australia-wide, and is run in partnership with BiointelectARCS Australia and Biodesign Australia, subsidised by the REDI initiative and powered by MTPConnect.


The one-day workshop will provide an understanding of available funding models and investment environments to ensure participants are partner and investor ready. The workshop will be delivered by Biointelect’s experienced team in addition to expert facilitators with a strong background in venture capital, grant funding and investment knowledge in Australia and other key markets.

Who Benefits?

The workshop is best suited to those with an existing technology who are likely to require additional investment and partnership in order to continue to progress the development of their solution. It is relevant to those who are developing a medicine, medical device, biologic or medical software / digital health technology.


It has been specifically designed for:

  • Start-up founders 

  • SME leaders & executives

  • Commerialisation executives 


What Will I Learn?

Funding Models

  • Grants and public funding

  • Private investments & Angel investors

  • Venture Capital

  • Partnerships & licensing deals

  • Debt financing

Validation Models

  • Market analysis

  • Positioning your technology and unmet need

  • Price and the payer

  • Competitive landscape

  • Path to market and cost of development

  • Platform technologies, how to select lead indication

  • Return on investment

  • Exit strategy considerations and implications for the business case

Communcation & Strategy

  • Communication style to meet the needs of the audience

  • Funding strategy development 

  • Pitch delivery 

Network Building

  • Network building skills in Australia and overseas

  • Forming mutually advantageous collaborations & affiliations

When & Where?

Melbourne (VIC)

  • 7th December 2021 

  • University House, University of Melbourne

Adelaide (SA)

  • 8th March 2022

  • SAHMRI Meeting Room, Level 8, Room 209

Perth (WA)

  • 10th March 2022 

  • Harry Perkins Institute, Nedlands, Room G24

Brisbane (QLD): TBA  

Sydney (NSW): TBA 

Hobart (TAS):TBA


Participation cost is $150​

Our Partners


Biointelect is a strategic life science consultancy that operates across the entire development pathway, supporting clients with commercialisation of technologies, including their funding strategy.

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ARCS Australia

ARCS Australia Ltd is a national, membership based organisation focused on the development and growth of the healthcare sector, providing education, career pathways, professional development and advocacy


Our Support


MTPConnect is a not-for-profit organisation aiming to accelerate the rate of growth of the medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical (MTP) sector in Australia. 


REDI Initiative 

The $32 million Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative is delivered by MTPConnect for the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund. REDI is providing industry experiences and skills development for students, researchers, clinicians, MTP (medical technology, biotechnology and pharmaceutical) sector professionals, entrepreneurs, and innovators.