New Year, New Opportunities

First published January 2, 2017


Happy New Year everyone!

We hope you’ve had/are having a wonderful festive season, and look forward to sharing more news with you in 2017.

Here’s an exciting one. Want to be paid to innovate?

The Texas Medical Center (TMC) in Houston has a couple of world-class opportunities for Australian and international startups, individuals, and aspiring digital health innovators.

Read on to find out about opportunities at the world’s largest medical centre, home to a co-working space, Innovation Institute, accelerator (TMCx), Maker Lab, and more.


  1. The TMC Biodesign Innovation Fellowships offer places in two fellowships: Medical Device Innovation, and Digital Health. Applications close mid-January. Learn more at

  2. International BioBridge: partnership between theHealth Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and the TMC, bringing Australian digital health and medtech startups to Texas for four months. Similar to the Innovation Fellowship, there will be two groups; Digital Health, and Medical Devices (launching later this year). More information is at don’t need to be a medical doctor to apply for these opportunities, allowing anyone the opportunity to create new solutions for a better healthcare future.

    Have you heard of other health tech fellowships and opportunities like these? Have you participated in similar programs before? How have they helped you and your startup? Leave a comment below or sign up to our mailing list for more updates.