HealthTech Hub Masterclass: Thinking about commercialisation? What are the different options?
Join us for an exclusive health tech masterclass where you'll have the unique opportunity to engage in intimate conversations with both a seasoned investor and a visionary founder.
Designed specifically for researchers, innovators, clinicians and start-up founders to help understand what exactly is involved in a commercialisation journey. To help guide you, we have two standout facilitators at the forefront of innovation and entrepreneurship, who will be there to share invaluable insights from both an investor and founder perspective.
Leighton Read, M.D.
Venture Partner at Brandon Capital Partners
Leighton is an accomplished American serial entrepreneur and venture investor, who will be travelling from the US to join us. He has held key positions at firms like Interhealth Partners and Alloy Ventures. Notably, he founded and led the Pharma Division at Affymax NV, later acquired by Glaxo in 1995. Leighton also played pivotal roles in Aviron (acquired by MedImmune) and Avidia (acquired by Amgen). With a medical background from Duke and the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, he now serves as Non-Executive Chairman at Global Kinetics and as a director at Allay Therapeutics and Glyscend Therapeutics.
Brinson has a rich background in the healthcare industry. She served as the former Vice President of Global Clinical Affairs at Cochlear Limited, a leading medical devices company. Additionally, she held the role of Chief Medical Officer at Tali, a groundbreaking cognitive training program. She is a qualified Audiologist with extensive experience in healthcare and academia in both the U.S. and the United Kingdom. She also holds the position of Adjunct Fellow at Macquarie University in Sydney. Currently, Brinson is the founder of DelfiClinic, a startup dedicated to enhancing outcomes in cognitive care.
Explore Key Topics:
You'll explore essential aspects of the commercialization journey. Including pathways to market, real-life success stories, and effective team-building strategies, all designed to equip you for success in the dynamic business landscape.
Start developing your commercialisation building blocks and turn your life-changing research into real-world outcomes.
***Lunch will be provided
About the Masterclass Series:
Cicada Innovations is proud to be collaborating with the Westmead Health & Innovation District, Australia’s fastest-growing health and innovation precinct, for this commercialisation masterclass series. These masterclasses are to help bridge the gap between research and commercialisation.