MedTech’s Got Talent is a unique program to support promising medical technology (devices, diagnostics, bionics, eHealth/HealthIT, etc.) entrepreneurs with business concept pitching skills, technology roadmap development and launching commercialisation activities. The team assisting STC to guide these promising entrepreneurs includes:

Product Development Mentors

Mentors from Victoria’s leading product development companies will select teams at the Rapid Fire Round 1 minute pitch to mentor leading up to The Finals

Adam Bilney
Manager - Medical Division, Outerspace Design
Alexander Gosling
Director, Capstone Partners
Anthony Skeats
Program Director, Hydrix
Chau Nguyen
Chief Designer, Design+Industry
Erol Harvey
Grace Lethlean
Business Development Manager, Grey Innovation
Jefferson Harcourt
Director, Grey Innovation
Luke Martin
Head of Innovation & Strategy, Tricycle Developments
Robert Crowder
Business Development & Marketing, Cogent
Sacha Dopheide
Chief Scientific Officer, Planet Innovation
Sam Lanyon
Co-Founder & Director, Planet Innovation
Toby McSweeney
Program Director, Hydrix



Judges from Australia’s medtech corporates, investment and support organisations will evaluate pitches at The Finals based on five core criteria, including innovation, market, pathway, sustainability & success, and soft skills

Clive Davenport
Daniel Arthur
Senior Clinical Specialist, Asia Pacific Neuromodulation Medtronic
David Morris
Chief Strategy Officer, Cochlear
Gavin Fox-Smith
Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Medical ANZ
Georgina Baker
Jordan Green
President & Founder, Melbourne Angels
Laura McKenzie
Chief Executive Officer, Scale Investors
Rhenu Bhuller
Senior Vice President, Healthcare, Frost & Sullivan
Tim Heasley
Partner & COO, Artesian
Tim Piper
Director, Australian Industry Group


Accelerated Technology Roadmapping Mentors

The top five teams receive $20,000 each and entry to the Accelerated Technology Roadmapping program, where they will receive regular guidance and support from seasoned entrepreneurs, investors and clinicians

Buzz Palmer
Elane Zelcer
Executive Director, BioConsult
Geoff Rogers
Director, IntelliMedical
Jordan Green
President & Founder, Melbourne Angels
Laura Faulconer
Matt Godden
Managing Director, Australian Healthcare Solutions
Paul Savage
Managing Director, Arrayware
Peter Borg
Course Coach, Leadership Management Australia
Richard Mendelsohn
Director, Leadership Management Australia

Investor Judges

 A panel of seasoned investors specialising in the MedTech field will evaluate the top five pitches in a closed boardroom event. One grand prize winner will be selected to receive a further $40,000 in prize money. 

Bob Beaumont
Business Angel
Andrew Kings
Principal, SKM-S2F
Amanda Derham
Director, The Derham Group
Tim Heasley
Partner & COO, Artesian