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HealthTech Capability Programme

The HealthTech Capability Programme is a new nationally focused strategic programme funded by the University of Auckland to help develop and advance Aotearoa New Zealand’s expertise in healthtech research translation. It is underpinned by the MedTech Research Network and the Aotearoa Brain Network, and supported by the CMDT partnership.


The Programme comprises the five modules below, with each led by a dedicated team to deliver strategic activities that will progress that particular area of capability.  The Module Teams are supported by an Operations Team and report to the Executive Team responsible for overseeing the entire Programme. 


More information on each module and its activities is available via the links below. Contact us today if you would like to be involved.


This module aims to build and improve the capacity for researchers to work with Māori communities by implementing Kaupapa Māori informed initiatives.

This module aims to increase engagement between Pacific communities and the Aotearoa NZ healthtech sector.

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This module supports early- and mid-career researchers (EMCRs) in healthtech by providing networking events, cultural competency workshops, and practical advice workshops.

This module supports the development of medical devices and digital health technologies by facilitating excellent clinical trials and upskilling the workforce regarding clinical trials.

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This module aims to build the capability for taking health technology research into the commercial arena by providing resources, programmes and networks to support better navigation of the commercialisation process.


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