Calling all aspiring biomedical innovators and medtech entrepreneurs!

Do you have a clinical, business, research or engineering background and a passion for solving unmet medical needs? 

Accelerating Australia are seeking the next generation of biomedical entrepreneurs to join them on a journey of innovation in the 2018 Perth Biodesign course (run previously as SPARK Co-Lab Design). Based on Biodesign methodology at Stanford University, Perth Biodesign brings together people with a passion for design thinking and discovery in medicine.

Participants will form multidisciplinary teams, and over a 6 month period (11th June – 5th November), innovate and create their own novel solutions for unmet medical needs. The course is suited to clinicians, scientists, engineers and business professionals, from student, early career through to professional level.

The course has been designed with a focus on university students, junior clinicians, doctors and scientists and professionals in engineering, business and life sciences.

Find out more information by going to


If you’re interested in applying please send an email to to receive an application pack for submission.

Perth Biodesign Flyer 2018


Hear more from Accelerating Australia

Dr Maud Eijkenboom, Executive Officer of Accelerating Australia, will be presenting at this year’s ACS Seminars in Perth on Thursday 26 July 2018. Dr Eijkenboom will share the work that Accelerating Australia does to support the exciting, meaningful area of life sciences, and the rewarding job opportunities within medical technologies and pharmaceuticals.

To learn more about Accelerating Australia and register for the Perth ACS Seminars, visit

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