Satellite events

Show me the Medtech: South Australian Medtech Ecosystem’

Wednesday 2 May - Riverbanks room Adelaide Convention Centre - 7.15am - 8.45am 

Delegates of the 2018 AusMedtech Conference are invited to join Health Industries South Australia and TechInSA (Host State Partner) at a breakfast event of the conference.

Hosted by Marco Baccanti (Chief Executive, Health Industries South Australia) and Joe Thorp (Chief Executive, TechInSA), delegates will hear how South Australia is quickly evolving into an international medtech destination of choice.

A feature of the event will be a panel discussion facilitated by Dr Judy Halliday, Director Industry Development, TechInSA. Panellists include key representatives from the South Australian medtech industrial and academic sector, who will discuss their organisation's role within the medtech ecosystem and highlight the State's medtech interconnectedness, opportunities and capabilities.

This breakfast session is free to AusMedtech delegates, however, registration is essential for entry to this event.

ANDHealth - AusBiotech Workshop Series

Monday 30 April 2018 - City Room 2 Adelaide Convention Centre

Transforming Healthcare Delivery Through Technology: Connected Health & Digital Therapeutics

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If you are attending the conference as well as the workshop, please register via the conference registration page


  • AusBiotech member $275 AUD Incl. GST
  • Non-member $325 AUD Incl. GST

Regulatory affairs, health economics and reimbursement workshop

Monday 30 April 2018 - City Room 1 Adelaide Convention Centre

AusMedtech, the national industry group representing the medical devices and diagnostics industry sector in Australia, invites you to attend the Regulatory Affairs and Health Economics Workshop at AusMedtech 2018.

While Australia boasts a strong market for developing medical technology, yet the landscape is complex and dynamic. This workshop will explore this landscape, presenting current trends and emerging issues that may affect organisations operating in the medical device industry.

Brandwood Biomedical will lead the morning session, focusing on the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)’s Medicines and Medical Devices Review (MMDR), changes in the European Union (EU) and provide an overview of risk classification.

The afternoon session, led by Sarah Griffin, Principal consultant, reimbursement, Brandwood Biomedical , will discuss prostheses prices and continuing reform of private health insurance.

If you are attending the conference as well as the workshop, please register via the conference registration page (AusMedtech 18 delegates receive a discounted registration for the workshop)

If you wish to attend the workshop only, please register via the link below

Workshop program: 

Regulatory affairs (morning session, 3.5 hours)

  • TGA medical device reform
  • Changes in the EU
  • How are devices regulated?
  • Risk classification overview
  • How to get approved in Australia
  • Leverage TGA approval internationally

Reimbursement (afternoon session, 3.5 Hours)

  • How can I get paid?
  • Reimbursement framework: public, private and other
  • Applying for reimbursement: what you need to do
  • Clinical evidence requirements
  • What’s changing?


Member attending the conference: $300 AUD incl. GST

Non-member attending the conference: $380 AUD incl. GST

Member workshop only: $500 AUD incl. GST

Non-member workshop only: $580 AUD incl. GST

MedTech Mindset - the ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of successful MedTech Entrepreneurship

Monday 30 April - 10am - 11.45am - Tonsley Innovation Precinct, 1284 South Road, Tonsley SA 5042

RSVP: by 23rd April 2018

Monday 30 April - The Medical Device Partnering Program and QUT's BridgeTech Program cordially invite all medtech start-ups, companies, researchers, manufacturers and clinicians to attend the event

The MedTech sector is primed for significant growth for Australia, so it is important that Programs are in place to support the growing industry. Join us at this event to:

  • explore why MedTech Entrepreneurship is so important for Australia
  • learn from successful MedTech Entrepreneurs such as Stewart Bartlett (former co-founder and COO of Signostics and now CEO Ferronova; and Peter Rowland, Managing Director, Micro-X
  • launch BridgeTech Program applications for 2018
  • celebrate 10 years of the Medical Device Partnering Program