Bronwyn Le Grice
Funding

The Medical Research Future Fund backs 4 digital health startups with $3.25 million

- February 2, 2024 2 MIN READ

The Australian government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), has invested a combined $3.25 million in four digital health startups through the commercialisation program ANDHealth+. ANDHealth backed two AI-based startups with non-dilutive funding: Baymatob, which developed a wearable monitor for pregnant women that uses AI to analyse to their vital signs for risks of birth complications; and… Read more »

Dr Amanda Vrselja
Other

Biotech incubator CUREator tips $12 million into 19 startups tackling global health

- June 2, 2023 3 MIN READ

Biotech incubator CUREator has allocated $12 million in venture funding to 19 projects focused on a range of global health issues, ranging from treatments for lupus, motor neurone disease, brain and ovarian cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease, as part of its second cohort. Backed by the federal government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), which invested… Read more »

Bronwyn Le Grice
Accelerator

Applications for ANDHealth’s startup accelerator program are now open

- May 22, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

Health tech commercialisation group ANDHealth has opened applications for its ANDHealth+ program accelerator program, seeking 5-7 digital health startup. The program also offers up to $3.75 million in equity-free funding alongside support from a network of experts to help the startups involved scale. ANDHealth+ is funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). The program… Read more »

Bronwyn Le Grice
Other tech

There’s a big focus on helping kids in the five medtech startups backed by ANDHealth’s new commercialisation program

- December 20, 2021 2 MIN READ

ANDHealth has revealed the five startups chosen to be a part in its Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) funded ANDHealth+ program. Australia’s only not-for-profit digital health commercialisation organisation is sharing a pool of $3.75 million in funding between the five ventures via the ANDHealth Digital Health Accelerator Fund. The five-month program also includes more than… Read more »

Bronwyn Le Grice
Other tech

US VC ‘unicorn collector’ Lisa Suennen is chairing a new Australian investment committee looking to ramp up digital health startup backing

- November 23, 2021 2 MIN READ

A new, female-led group looking to tackle investment in the digital health space is looking the ramp up support for startups with an international panel of experts for advice and support.  ANDHealth CEO Bronwyn Le Grice is driving the project, recruiting Lisa Suennen, known as a “unicorn collector” in the US digital health sector, to… Read more »