This HealthTech Activator (HTA) Monthly Wrap is earlier than usual to catch you before you head off, and briefly focuses on our latest blog and our first event for 2022. Further details inside.
The fundamentals of US medical device reimbursement were explored in an online tutorial hosted by the HealthTech Activator (HTA) last month. Our latest blog, below, highlights insights from that event and a recording of the tutorial is now available on the HTA webinars page.
Dan Hansen from Apagie discusses the importance of identifying customers throughout the healthcare value-chain who collectively drive innovation adoption. Once identified, understanding these customers and their problems is critical for securing sustainable sales.
November is round the corner, and that means so are three online HealthTech Activator (HTA) events that you don’t want to miss! Covering regulatory, reimbursement, and validating your market - find more info and links to register.
Tara Creaven-Capasso of Caduceus Medical Development Ltd discusses key insights for NZ healthtech startups tackling complex regulatory environments.
As we move into the final quarter of another roller coaster year, the HealthTech Activator (HTA) is excited to announce several new, upcoming events across reimbursement, regulatory, and market validation topics.
Although the focus for healthtech companies is often on the clinical or economic data required to support claims and regulatory compliance, more foundational data about customer-value is also required to validate a target market. This month’s blog discusses market research and how the HTA can help.
Read the August 2021 edition of the HTA Monthly Wrap: During this period of COVID-19 lockdowns and increased alert levels, we hope this edition of the HealthTech Activator (HTA) Monthly Wrap finds you well. This month we bring updates on planned events, an e-Learning course available for signup, an overview of valuation from Jai Basrur of CGB Consulting, and more - check out the links below for further details.
To understand how to value a healthtech company it is first important to understand the nuances of valuation. In this article, Jai Basrur of CGB Consulting provides a comprehensive overview of valuation, from definition through to typically used valuation methods and considerations.
Read the July 2021 edition of the HTA Monthly Wrap: The past month has been a busy time for the HealthTech Activator (HTA), with our In-depth Market Validation pilot programme coming to a successful conclusion. Check out the news and links to hear more about what’s been happening at the HTA, and across NZ healthtech, over the past month.
Kieran Jina of Pacific Channel talks about how market and stakeholder validation is not only key to understanding your commercial opportunity; it is also key to designing a clinical development programme. Afterall, your customers review your clinical evidence before prescribing or buying a device.
Research has found New Zealand's burgeoning health-tech sector has significant economic potential but access to lucrative foreign markets is being slowed by hurdles in the earlier stages of development. The health-tech sector generated an estimated $2.85 billion in revenue in just the last year - with record growth since Covid-19 struck.
Read the June 2021 edition of the HTA Monthly Wrap: TechWeek and Healthtech Week have come and gone, finishing off a busy round of events topped off with several awards for healthtech companies. In this edition, we share highlights from Healthtech Week’s Innovation Day, insights from healthtech multinationals, and other news from the healthtech community.
Tim McCready from BioPacific Partners spoke with healthtech multinationals about changes in the industry and why they are interested in NZ innovation.
Callaghan Innovation has launched a new sector update, ‘Activating NZ Healthtech: Clearing the path to commercialisation’, which describes unique obstacles faced by NZ healthtech businesses. These research findings were behind the development of the HealthTech Activator (HTA), NZ’s first support mechanism designed to unleash the potential of the country’s healthtech sector.
Read the May 2021 edition of the HTA Monthly Wrap: The last couple of months have been a busy time for healthtech in NZ and, with Healthtech Week (22-24 June) also fast approaching, there is much for us to share.
The halfway point of 2021 is fast approaching and that means so, too, is Healthtech Week from 22-24 June. For anybody working in and around New Zealand’s healthtech ecosystem, Healthtech Week is a unique and eagerly anticipated opportunity to share ideas, challenges, and opportunities for continued growth and success.