The current round of RAP Stage I funding submissions closed at 12pm today. The submission cut-off for the next round is 30th May at 12pm. You can send in your proposal for this fund any time. The funding guideline documents are on our website – please reach out if you have any questions.
Future Leaders Speaker Series The story of Mātai: Bringing science to the community Please join us on Friday 1st April 1pm – 2pm via Zoom Join Associate Professor Samantha Holdsworth and Dr Josh McGeown who will discuss their experiences of building and working with transdisciplinary teams within Mātai, a medical imaging research and education centre based in Tairāwhiti-Gisborne. More information and registration here!
Manaaki Sessions for Clinicians and Researchers Dates starting Thursday 31st March 7pm Who are you as a Tiriti partner and how does Te Tiriti apply to your research and/or clinical work? The manaaki sessions are a safe online space for both Māori and non-Māori alike to participate in open discussions around our understandings and experiences of Te Tiriti. You are welcome to attend as many sessions as you like, no preparation, registration, or homework required! Find out how to join and see the schedule on our events page here. Please feel free to contact Misty directly for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Healthtech Week – Save the Dates!
Monday 27th June Innovation Day: A collaborative day between MTANZ, Callaghan Innovation, and the Consortium for Medical Device Technologies (CMDT). We will be showcasing Aotearoa’s innovation in medical technology and the ecosystem that can support our vibrant sector from research, development, commercialisation to market access.
Tuesday 28th June Te Tītoki Mataora Day: This conference covers diverse topics of cutting-edge healthcare technologies with an emphasis on research, design, clinical validation and implementation, and commercialisation.
Wednesday 29th June Future Leaders Day: A day designed for early- and mid-career medtech and brain researchers to get together and network, have an opportunity to present their research, and engage in practical advice workshops.
Thursday 30th June Aotearoa Brain Network Conference: The Aotearoa Brain Project – Kaupapa Roro o Aotearoa will host a symposium on the application of technologies to accelerate research that promotes good brain health, alleviates mental health conditions, and treats neurological conditions such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, and traumatic brain injury. This symposium provides an opportunity to make new connections, hear about examples of neurotechnology development and applications in Aotearoa, and identify opportunities for health and digital technologies to address nervous system disorders in Aotearoa.
As always, the Te Tītoki Mataora (TTM) team is here if you have any questions or comments you would like to share.
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