REMINDER: Research Acceleration Programme (RAP) Funding Available
RAP Stage II – Current Round Closing 12pm Next Monday 6 March – Apply Now!
Applications are invited for the current RAP Stage II RfP Round (April 2023).
Guidelines, proposal and budget templates are available on the CMDT website. You should use these documents dated 2023 (not 2021/2022).
Applicants must complete the RAP Stage II Concept Seeding Fund Proposal Template and the RAP Stage II Concept Seeding Fund Budget Template and submit these via your organisation’s appropriate channels to email@example.com by 12pm next Monday 6th March 2023.
RAP Stage I: The RAP Stage I RfP is open all year, with proposals reviewed and awarded every two months. Get your proposals in by 12pm Monday 27 March 2023 to be considered for the April awards.
Highlights of interest
MedTech Innovation Showcase @ The Beehive & the Launch of Medtech-iQ Aotearoa
Last Thursday the TTM team with our collaborators held a successful MedTech Innovation Showcase at the Beehive, hosted by the Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall. With 27 exhibiting teams from across TTM’s national network, the interactive event captured the research translation capability and entrepreneurial spirit in Aotearoa New Zealand which is powering new medical devices and digital health technologies from the lab to the bedside.
The event also launched Medtech-iQ Aotearoa and its four regional hubs. See the NBR article here: https://www.nbr.co.nz/tech/national-medtech-hub-launches-to-accelerate-growing-sector/
Kitea Health raises $6 million as its implant nears human trials
Read the NZ Herald article here: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/kitea-health-raises-6m-as-its-implant-nears-human-trials/FGIMXHRZLJHIDMTBW26ZJMN7BM/