Cicada HealthTech Hub Elevate 


Enhance your fundamental commercialisation skills with the guidance of industry experts at this exclusive, complimentary 2-day workshop.

This hands-on workshop will guide you through the commercialisation process step-by-step so you walk away with a clear commercial strategy.

Learn proven frameworks, tailored advice, and new ideas on how to articulate your business, engage with customers, and validate the market opportunity.

Who is it for?

Individuals and teams with an idea and want to develop a commercial plan.

Anyone wanting to understand how to assess which ideas have commercial potential and what to do next.


What's involved?

  • 4 - 6 hours of online learning
  • 2-day in-person workshop 
  • 3 coaching sessions after the workshop with relevant experts

Applications are now closed for March 2024 cohort, sign up for updates for when the next HealthTech Elevate will take place. 


Meet the mentors:

Martin Hayes

Martin Hayes
MAYES Healthcare


Rebecca Addisons

Rebecca Dooley
Senior Associate



Silvia Pfeiffer 
Founder and Director



Katja Beitat
Head of Health Tech
Cicada Innovations


Lilly Bojarski
General Manager
Cicada HealthTech Hub

Harikesh Elevate

Harikesh Pushpapathan
Investment Manager, Stoic Venture Capital

About Cicada HealthTech Hub

Located inside Westmead Health and Innovation District, The Cicada HealthTech Hub will be a home to early stage health companies, a space for collaboration and commercialisation activation, and a landing pad for industry seeking solutions to their research and business challenges. Helping to contribute to the vision of making Westmead a world-class innovation district in health and education.

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