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Seminar Three – Scaling Medtech: Empowering Prototypes for Manufacturing Readiness

August 24, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:45 pm AEST

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(Online tickets are still available)

Medtech Manufacturing Series

In partnership with the Australian Medtech Manufacturing Centre (AMMC), BioMelbourne Network is excited to deliver a four-part seminar series for the Victorian medtech manufacturing sector.Victorian medtech manufacturers produce cutting-edge, high-quality products and have the capability and ambition to scale, backed by a strong R&D ecosystem. Through a series of keynote presentations, panel discussions and networking functions, the series will showcase local success stories, highlight the capabilities of Victoria-based manufacturers and explore the impact on the local economy.By providing access to industry experts, networks, and resources, the series aims to strengthen the growth and development of the local medtech sector, helping to bring new innovations to market and drive the future economic growth of Victoria.

Seminar Three – Scaling Medtech: Empowering Prototypes for Manufacturing Readiness

Join us for a primer on medtech prototyping and product development, from design to working models and large-scale manufacturing. Learn about the Victorian ecosystem, options for prototyping, local business models and how new infrastructure and services can help you achieve manufacturing readiness. Be informed about: 

  • Prototype manufacturing infrastructureFacilities and services available and other considerations  
  • Product developmentDesigning products for ease of manufacturing, compliance and supply chain development (parts, production and transport) 
  • Local manufacturingBenefits, manufacturing readiness and transitioning from prototype to
    large-scale production
  • Accelerator and incubator supportAccessing mentorship, resources and networks.  

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from industry leaders, exchange ideas and explore strategies for prototyping, scaling and manufacturing readiness. Register now. 

What to expect 

  • The latest updates from industry experts 
  • Engaging information for diverse audiences 
  • Dynamic panel Q&A session 
  • In-person networking opportunities with peers.  

Who should attend? 

  • Medtech manufacturers, supply chain partners, SMEs, start-ups and industry service providers 
  • Medical technology executives developing and/or manufacturing products for market  
  • Health services professionals seeking to improve knowledge and expertise in the medtech space 
  • CEOs, CSOs, CTOs, procurement leads, product developers, product designers, engineers, scientists and researchers. 

Seminar Three details:

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023 
Time (AEST):
3:45pm: Guest arrival and registration
4:00pm – 5:45pm: Presentations and Q&A
5:45pm – 6:45pm: Networking
Format: Hybrid – In person and online
Jumar Bioincubator, Level 11, 655 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 
Matt Frith, Chief Commercial Officer, MedTech Actuator
Guest speakers: 
Hitesh Mehta, COO & Co-Founder, Nutromics 
Paul Carboon, Business Development Manager, Outerspace Design
Erika Hughes, Commercial Director, Integra Systems
Camille Shanahan, General Manager, Jumar Bioincubator
Host: Jeff Malone, CEO, BioMelbourne Network
In-person: Members $85; Non Members $175
Online: Members $25; Non Members $45

This seminar series is delivered in partnership with AMMC – an initiative of the Victorian Government



Kindly hosted by Jumar Bioincubator



Cancellation Policy

In-person registration:
Full refund given up to 7 days prior to the event
No refunds within 7 days of the event
Online registration:
Full refund given up to 3 days prior to the event
No refunds within 3 days of the event

Paul Carboon, Business Development Manager, Outerspace Design

Paul has 30 years of commercialisation experience, in the technology sector. Paul brings a deep understanding of commercial and product management as well as product development and has been an executive for over 10 years. Paul has PMBOK in Project Management, MAICD, has completed CEO Master Class, and is a leader in biotechnology innovation. He currently serves on the Australian MedTech Manufacturing Centre and Paul is also an Honorary Fellow of Biotechnology at Melbourne University.

Matt Frith, Chief Commercial Officer, MedTech Actuator

Matt is the Chief Commercial Officer at the MedTech Actuator where he develops and drives the execution of strategies to ensure the long term growth of the MedTech Actuator, its programs, and its ecosystem across Australia and the Asia-Pacific. This includes supporting startup founders and developing and managing strategic relationships with key partners and stakeholders across public policy, health, and innovation ecosystems. Matt has coached and mentored over 100 founders, researchers, clinicians and health startups, connecting them with early capital and partners to de-risk and accelerate their paths to market.

Matt is also: Professor (Practice) at Monash University, teaching Commercialisation of Technology in the MBA; Founder & Director at kin8.

Matthew holds an MBA (Exec) with Distinction, RMIT University.

Erika Hughes, Commercial Director, Integra Systems

Erika Hughes has been providing her family business, Integra Systems, with her expertise in management, business development, strategy and marketing since 2001. In her role as Commercial Director, Erika ensures all pillars of the business are strong and drives the strategic direction of the company. Erika has been instrumental in building Integra’s new division, Integra TransForm, into a strong proprietorial division of the business.

Graduating with a Bachelor of Business from RMIT and a Graduate Diploma in Management Leadership from Swinburne, Erika has a passion for transferring her knowledge and insights in the areas of business transformation, manufacturing digitisation and circularity. Winner of the 2023 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame’s Woman Manufacturer of the Year, she has also been recognised industry-wide as a judge for the Women in Industry Awards and has been a guest speaker at many women in industry forums and industry knowledge-sharing events.

With her diverse knowledge and depth of experience across 20+ years in manufacturing, Erika now enjoys mentoring women in leadership as part of AMTIL’s Women in Manufacturing Leadership Mentoring Program launched in 2022.

Hitesh Mehta, COO & Co-Founder, Nutromics

Hitesh Mehta is the Co-Founder and COO of diagnostics start-up Nutromics.

Hitesh is a corporate consultant turned entrepreneur. He has over a decade of experience in healthcare consulting. His vision is to make healthcare more accessible and inclusive globally.

Camille Shanahan, General Manager, Jumar Bioincubator

Camille manages Jumar Bioincubator, ensuring we have a thriving biotech community of diverse biopharma and medtech startups with the support they need to accelerate product development. Camille leads the Jumar team, working closely with residents and biotech community; curating events and experiences that support of culture of innovation and acceleration. Camille also drives Jumar's contribution to the broader biotech ecosystem in Australia.

Camille has experience across clinical, scientific, business development and commercialisation roles in the biopharma sector, working in Australia and Canada. Camille has built on her academic medical research experience to facilitate the translation of Australia's world class research into clinical solutions. Camille has a strong track record in managing projects in early stage translational, STEM infrastructure and health policy. Prior to joining Jumar Bio, Camille held life sciences consulting and business development roles developing strong ties with biotech companies at all stages of product development and with key peak bodies including Ausbiotech, MTPConnect and BioMelbourne Network.


August 24, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:45 pm
$25 - $45
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