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

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



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

Gavin Fox-Smith
Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Medical ANZ
Amanda Caples
Deputy Secretary Innovation & Technology, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Rhenu Bhuller
Senior Vice President, Healthcare, Frost & Sullivan
Laura McKenzie
Chief Executive Officer, Scale Investors
Jordan Green
President & Founder, Melbourne Angels
David Morris
Chief Strategy Officer, Cochlear
Tim Piper
Director, Australian Industry Group
Tim Heasley
Partner & COO, Artesian
Georgina Baker
Daniel Arthur
Senior Clinical Specialist, Asia Pacific Neuromodulation Medtronic


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

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