Learn more about Victoria’s $91 billion startup sector.
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LaunchVic’s investments are set to unlock up to $280 million for the Victorian early-stage capital market by 2024. Learn more about our work growing Victoria’s investor community.
Victoria is home to one of the world’s largest biotechnology clusters, from global companies like CSL and GlaxoSmithCline to homegrown tech unicorns PolyNovo, Mesoblast, Clinuvel and Telix Pharmaceuticals.
Accelerating the growth of Victoria’s HealthTech startups will generate a range of economic and health benefits including increased export revenue, employment growth, more efficient health services and better patient outcomes.
HealthTech companies have created 1.1k jobs in the last two years, adding new jobs 55% faster than the already-over performing healthcare sector (+9.7% growth). (Source: Dealroom Jobs Report, YEAR)
LaunchVic continues to support the growth of this sector through a range of funding and investments it makes.
MedTech Actuator Origin
Australian Medical Angels
18 Jul 2022
Doctors the medicine for HealthTech success
post date: 18 Jul 2022
04 Jul 2023
Kali Healthcare closes $1 million for pregnancy monitoring wearable
post date: 04 Jul 2023
29 May 2023
Telecare fills the medical service gaps in Australia’s remote and regional communities
post date: 29 May 2023