TTM WEEKLY: Pacific Engagement Module workshops coming up


Upcoming TTM Events

  • Pacific Engagement & Commercial Translation SPEAKER SERIES: Health & Technology: The importance of having a Pacific lens Wednesday 7th September 12pm-1pm .

Join us for an exciting Zoom talanoa (conversation) with three Pacific leaders in health, wellbeing, and community engagement to learn more. The Future Leaders Module will also be showing this at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute to provide early-career researchers with an opportunity to network (and lunch!). Further info and registration here.


  • SAVE THE DATES! FOFOGA SERIES: Pacific Cultural Responsiveness Workshops

5 x fortnightly lunchtime workshops Wednesday 21 September – Wednesday 16 November | Registration details to come.


This workshop series has been designed by Moana Connect for delivery to our health and medtech communities in Aotearoa. The series aims to develop attendees’ awareness, understanding, and responsiveness to the needs of Pacific communities.


Dates and workshop titles are below, with more details including registration links to come. You can initially register your interest via emailing medtechresearchnetwork@auckland.ac.nz to go on our workshop mailing list.


Wed 21 Sept 12pm-2pm (via Zoom)

Workshop 1: Pacific Worldviews

Wed 5 Oct 12pm-2pm (via Zoom)

Workshop 2: Social theories that impact Pacific communities

Wed 19 Oct 12pm-2pm (via Zoom)

Workshop 3: Navigating the Digital Vā

Wed 2 Nov 12pm-2pm (via Zoom)

Workshop 4: Pacific Data Sovereignty

Wed 16 Nov 10am-12pm (in person)

Workshop 5: Summary workshop + Fale visit


Other highlights of interest

TTM Commercial Translation: Market Assessments If you would like assistance with market assessment, the commercial translation module is offering access to the Bridging Business and Science Programme. This programme is supported by two interns from the University of Auckland Master of Bioscience Enterprise programme who will work with you for four weeks to assess the size of your potential market(s) and competitor analysis. Please email Ella at ella.dixon@auckland.ac.nz for more information.


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