Poster: Australia’s Health Startup Weekend 2016

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The Human Bionics Student Association is proud to support Australia’s Health Startup Weekend in 2016!
More information will be posted here and on our Facebook page in the new year.

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Healthtech Innovation Queensland: Show Me The Money

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Healthtech Innovation Queensland supports and promotes a dynamic healthcare innovation community in Queensland where all stakeholders in the healthcare continuum can network, collaborate and inspire health technology entrepreneurship, commercialisation and investment.

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The Human Bionics Student Association are proud to help organise Healthtech Innovation Queensland‘s meetup on November 18, 2015.

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Held at the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research next to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, the event theme was funding and resourcing healthtech start-ups which featured an open floor panel discussion about accelerators, angel investment, private equity, crowd funding and grants.

Medical Device Company: Amblyoptica

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Amblyoptica (Holding) Pty Ltd is an Australian company that is developing a completely new medical device to treat amblyopia in children and adults. The founders are:

Christopher Bunker
Research Scientist and Science Communicator

Edwin Howell
Adjunct Associate Professor
University of New South Wales School of Optometry

Stuart Hazell
Managing Director and Principal Consultant
Fusidium Pty Ltd

On October 14, Dr Stuart Hazell kindly met with students from the Human Bionics Student Association, QUT Fellowship of Medical Engineers, and UQ Medical Society to talk about Amblyoptica and biotechnology commercialisation.

With more than 35 years of experience in life sciences and biotechnology, Dr Hazell also spoke about the importance of gaining in-depth knowledge and ‘hard skills’, and also provided valuable insight on how technology will shape healthcare in the future.

If you would like to help the team at Amblyoptica, please feel free to contact them. We are very grateful for this meeting. Thank you for your time, Dr Stuart Hazell!

Poster: About Us

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Feel free to share the following poster (as PNG or PDF) about the Human Bionics Student Association.

Fellowship of Medical Engineers: Careers & Industry Event 2015

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Our friends from the QUT Fellowship of Medical Engineers – who are also key members of the Human Bionics Student Association – hosted a fantastic Careers Evening & Industry Night on September 8, 2015.

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This event welcomed emerging, young and experienced professionals, and recognised the contributions made by key members of the biomedical engineering industry.

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Rob Baisden
Senior Biomedical Engineer
Queensland Health Biomedical Technology Services

Shane Albances
Manager, Production Engineering
Cochlear Limited (Brisbane)

Kelly Coverdale
Senior Biomedical Engineer
Queensland Health Biomedical Technology Services

Martin Holzworth
Director (Advisory)
Ernst & Young

Mark Pearcy
Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Queensland University of Technology

Photos featured in this post were taken by Kara Burns.