Cicada Innovations with NSW Health this week hosted the graduation night for the 15 individuals that were part of the NSW Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program (MDCTP).
Cicada Innovations is a world-leading deep technology program-driven incubator and has developed a unique approach to supporting science-based innovations from ideation through to incubation. Since being founded in 2000, Cicada has worked with more than 300 businesses, helping their portfolio of companies raise over $324 million in private equity and government grants, file over 500 patents and trademarks, and for 14, sell their business.
Australian Health Journal met 3 doctors from this year’s graduation class of medical technology innovators, from the 2019 cohort. Full interviews with the doctors will be shown in the coming weeks, and short snippets shown here now.
Hear from Dr Joe Dusseldorp, general surgeon Dr Shaheen Hasmat and Dr Tracy Dudding-Byth a clinical geneticist.
Australian Health Journal reporter Anne Dao also spoke with Dr Antonio Penna, Executive Director of Office for Health and Medical Research, NSW Health and newly appointed Cicada Innovations CEO Sally-Ann Williams.
Stay tuned for the journey these medical professionals are taking to commercialise new devices, that will aim to improve healthcare and the lives of patients around the globe.