TTM WEEKLY: UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS HIGHLIGHTS


Kia ora TTM community!

Upcoming events

  • Healthtech Activator: Introduction to Knowing your Customer and your Market Auckland workshop Thursday 20th October 9am-5pm, Callaghan Innovation on Watt Street, Parnell A lack of robust market validation is one of the most common weaknesses of healthtech businesses searching for investment. It can lead you to make the wrong product for the wrong customer and cause you to miss valuable opportunities. Find out more and register here.

  • Te Papa Hauora: We’re talking health Wednesday 26th October 5:30pm-7:30pm, in-person or online Join us for an evening of talks from leading researchers in Canterbury who are improving healthcare for us all. This free public event will be held at Te Papa Hauora’s Manawa, 276 Antigua Street, Christchurch. Refreshments from 5pm, talks begin at 5.30pm. The event will also be streamed online. Register here.

  • TTM Mātauranga Māori: Manaaki Sessions Thursday 27th October 7pm, online 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. Find further info including how to join here.

  • Creative HQ: Startup Sessions From 1st November – filling up fast! Build your entrepreneurial skills and get the guidance you need to launch or grow your startup. This offering has been created specifically for new founders and small business owners. Dive deep into specific topics with free startup sessions, run by experts in their sector. Each session runs in-person from the Wellington office, and online. Find out more and register here.

Other highlights of interest

  • The Australasian Society of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Regional Showcases (ASBTE’Rs) is returning for 2022! These are mini-conference symposia, divided by Australasian region, intended to showcase ASBTE’s early career researchers. Please find further information and submit your presentation abstract here: https://forms.gle/sxuBxkFi6M2nZVtN8.

  • Successes at Mātai: Mātai advertised two scholarships, but due to the outstanding candidates who were interviewed, Turanga Health and Pultron Composites Ltd stepped in to support a total of seven local students. Meet the students.

  • NBR published a 3-part series on the Healthtech Industry in NZ. Find the articles on our news page.


If you have queries or feedback to share, please contact the Te Tītoki Mataora (TTM) team medtechresearchnetwork@auckland.ac.nz

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