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Commercial Translation

Our vision is to build capability for taking health technology research into the commercial arena and accelerate commercial opportunities.


To achieve this we will provide resources, programmes and networks to support better navigation of the commercialisation process.

Events and Initiatives

2021 Initiatives

Bridging research and business

This module is supported by two interns from the University of Auckland Bioscience Enterprise programme offering market validation consultation services to research groups who do not have the time or resources to conduct this themselves. Get in touch below if you are wanting to access this support.

2022 Initiatives

Workshops and one-on-one consultations

​Workshops will be associated with 1:1 consultation opportunities. Topics in planning are:

  • Quality and Regulatory for medical devices and software as a medical device

  • Market validation including health economics

  • Bench to Bedside: Commercialising your research

Two workshops annually per topic will be offered. These will have limited spaces so register your interest using the link below to be notified when these become available.

Monthly Speaker Series from February 2022

Carefully selected experts join us each month to talk about various topics regarding the commercialisation journey. This will be available via zoom and is supported by a follow-up open mike session for you to ask questions.


The first step - an entrepreneur's experience February 17th 12pm-1pm: A panel of entrepreneurs experienced in health innovation and research translation. Register here.


Ethics, equity, and inclusion March 17th 12pm-1pm: What we need to think about in developing medical technologies.

Greenlight Guru Quality Management Software access

If you are a research group / start-up needing quality and regulatory management software support, please contact us for use of Greenlight Guru (

Sounding Advisory Board in planning

A group of business experts to act as a ‘sounding board’ offer business support to start-ups and research groups who have not yet set up their own advisory board.

Tools and templates directory in planning

A database of tools and templates will be curated to simplify and support the commercialisation / research translation process.

Module Leads


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