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Member Contact: Lusia Guthrie

Position: Managing Director

Industry: Industry Support Services

Company Profile:

• Executive level pharmaceutical manufacturing and operations management experience with FH Faulding

• Management of publicly-listed company, LBT Innovations Limited (LBT)

• Co-founded Adelaide-based, medical technology innovation company, LBT Innovations Limited

• Listed LBT Innovations on ASX (ASX Code: LBT) 2007

• Capital raising: raised approx. $60 million cash to fund LBT: 74% generated through operating cash flow, 26% via equity

• Significant experience and track record in product development and commercialisation for the healthcare industry, converting technology to product with market focus

• Intellectual property strategy – developed portfolio of over 16 patent families and design patents for LBT

• Regulatory strategy – 510(k) de novo submission to US FDA 2015

• Awarded AusIndustry Commercial Ready Grant $2.8 million (2007)

• Developed and commercialized breakthrough PREVI Isola robotic instrumentation for automation of microbiology testing launched 2009 with global licence partner French diagnostics company bioMérieux

• Developed and commercialized breakthrough AI technology for automation of imaging, analysis and interpretation of microbiology culture plates (APAS) 2010-2016

• Formed joint venture company Clever Culture Systems AG, Switzerland to commercialise APAS technology developed by LBT Innovations 2013

• Awarded ARC Linkage Grant $510,000 in collaboration with ACVT (Australian Centre for Visual Technologies), University of Adelaide 2014

• Awarded $250,000 grant from the South Australian Government’s bioscience agency, BioSA, for the early stage development of LBT Innovations’ pioneering wound management technology Woundvue 2014


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