Building Better Futures for Health Challenge - Applications Closing Soon

Do you have an idea that can make a difference to People’s Health.

Entrepreneurs, researchers and industry professionals worldwide are invited to apply for the Building Better Futures for Health Challenge. The winners receive up to $30,000 worth of product development, commercialisation and entrepreneurial support from IDE Group, bringing your idea to life and kick-starting our journey together to commercialisation.

Applications are now open!

Application period 18 October - 28 November

Finalists announced 29 November - 10 December

Winner(s) announced by 18 December

What Healthcare Innovation is IDE most interested in?

BBFH provides finalists and winners with the unique opportunity to obtain advice, mentorship, and financial guidance from IDE and the selected judging panel. Collectively you will have access to a cross-functional team of entrepreneurs, scientists, designers, engineers, and clinical professionals. Connecting you with the right people to help bring more ideas to market that can make a difference to people's health.

IDE's medical technology investment team is particularly interested in appraising opportunities in the areas of

  • Wearable Medical Devices
  • Drug Delivery
  • Surgical Technologies
  • Point of Care & Self-Test Diagnostics

Who is this challenge for?

and entrepreneurs active in the medtech space

or employees of a company looking for accelerated support for a R&D project

working in the field who have uncovered areas of opportunity for new devices

with medical technologies they’re craving to commercialise

What's in it for you?

Gather feedback on your idea from our team of medtech design and entrepreneurship experts

Seek guidance from our commercialisation
experts to help fast
track your idea

Gain support by pitching your idea to an influential panel of medtech industry leaders

Receive $25,000 worth of design, development and commercialisation support from IDE Group