Medtech & Biotech Mingle Melbourne

Speed network for jobs with innovative Health, Medtech, Biotech & Pharma companies

Thursday 24 November | 6.00pm – 8.00pm | RMIT, Advanced Manufacturing Precinct | 58 Cardigan St, Carlton

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Medtech & Biotech Mingle Melbourne gives you the opportunity to explore work opportunities through informal networking with senior industry leaders and founders from Australia’s leading health, medtech and pharma companies and startups.

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This event is open to all university students in Melbourne. Students with backgrounds in biomed, pharmacology, maths, science, communications, commerce or law, participate in an energetic 2-hr speed-networking event that may propel them into an incredible career opportunity.

Be inspired by hearing from students and business leaders working in medtech. Meet ‘one-on-one’ with CEOs and senior executives in a fun, informal speed-networking session.

Participating Unis


  • Thursday 24 November, 6pm -8pm
  • Level 4, Building 55, Advanced Manufacturing Precinct, RMIT, 58 Cardigan Street, Carlton
  • Complimentary light dinner snacks and drinks provided.
  • Cost: Free!



Anatomics is a Melbourne-based and Australian-owned medical device company that has been manufacturing and marketing surgical products to surgeons locally and internationally since 1996. Anatomics pioneered CT scan derived surgical implant technology and was first to market with an innovative, quality product that assisted surgeons to produce better surgical outcomes and save valuable operating theatre time.

Australian National Digital Health Initiative

The Australian National Digital Health Initiative is a consortium of commercial, clinical and research partners established to develop an integrated digital health ecosystem in Australia, funded by MTP Connect.

Blamey Saunders

Blamey Saunders hears removes cost and distance barriers to premium hearing services, and have developed a clinically-validated online hearing test that can quickly and accurately measure a patient's hearing. Hearing aids calibrated to test results can be ordered online. Patients can further adjust their settings with our award-winning IHearYou software at home, or request assistance from our tele-audiology team.

Budding Tech

BuddingTech is Australia's leading technology and innovation accelerator focused on addressing the challenges of the Medical Cannabis Industry


CliniCloud is a Health Technology start up building connected medical devices for the home.


We help people hear and be heard. We empower people to connect with others and live a full life. We help transform the way people understand and treat hearing loss. We innovate and bring to market a range of implantable hearing solutions that deliver a lifetime of hearing outcomes.


CSL is a global specialty biotherapeutics company that develops and delivers innovative biotherapies that save lives, and help people with life-threatening medical conditions live full lives. With major facilities in Australia, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the U.S., CSL employs over 16,000 employees working in more than 30 countries.

Cylite Optics

Cylite is an exciting early stage start-up company developing innovative optical imaging technologies for the ophthalmic industry. We are looking for bright postgraduates with backgrounds in Software engineering, Electrical engineering or Physics. Roles range from developing image processing tools through to the development of optical assembly and calibration setups for manufacturing. The company is based in Melbourne, Australia, adjacent to the Monash University Science and Technology Precinct

Ernst & Young

At EY, we are committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration.

Golden Alps

Advise and mentor startups, with disruptive concepts, particularly digital health and health tech

Health Engine was established in 2006 to connect patients and practitioners with healthcare professionals. Since then, it has become Australia's #1 online health destination listing more than 70,000 practices, and attracting over 750,000 unique website visits every month.

IBM Watson Health

IBM is a global technology and innovation company that stands for progress. For more than a century, the company has focused on helping build a smarter planet. With operations in over 170 countries, IBMers around the world invent and apply software, hardware, business consulting, and technology services to help forward-thinking enterprises, institutions and people solve their most complex problems. In Australia, IBM has been operating for over eighty years and has significantly invested in the local economy. With natural resources, digital transformation, and sustainable cities at the forefront of the national agenda, IBM's global expertise and innovation is helping Australia compete in the world economy.

Marilyn Careers Executive Search Recruitment & Resumes Marilyn Jones is a qualified scientist and experienced Executive Recruiter with over 18 years’ experience recruiting across multiple industries. Marilyn works with multinational corporations and small organisations in a range of business sectors that include science, biotechnology research, engineering, pharmaceutical, food & beverage and chemical manufacturing and service provision. Employer Services I Specialities: Recruitment: Extensive expertise in recruitment across a wide range of industries. Experienced in the Search Process for finding new employees.

Merit Medical

Founded in 1987, Merit Medical set out to build the world’s most customer-focused healthcare company by understanding customers’ needs, and innovating and delivering a diverse range of products that improve the lives of people, families, and communities throughout the world.


MTPConnect is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to accelerate the rate of growth of the medical technologies, biotechnologies and pharmaceuticals sector to achieve greater commercialisation and establish Australia as an Asia-Pacific hub for MTP companies. It was formed in November 2015 as part of the Federal Government’s $248 million Industry Growth Centres Initiative.

Peak 15

Cultivate a digital health ecosystem and create Australia's most Powerful HealthTech Commercialisation and Mentoring Network.

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick

As a specialist IP firm, we offer you a comprehensive range of services from conception to enforcement. Our mission is to identify, protect, manage and enforce your IP assets, creating an IP strategy that is in line with your commercial objectives.


At Pongolabs, we simplify and mobilise work for global workforces with our unique visual platform.

Startup HealthTech

Cultivate a digital health ecosystem and provide a platform to advance knowledge, provide inspiration, and build relationships between people interested in and leveraging digital tools to create a new paradigm for healthcare in Australian and beyond


VetCheck is a digital pet health platform that connects pet owners, veterinarians, pet healthcare experts and industry leaders to build a more productive and convenient way of managing pet health.

Zed Technologies

We develop software solutions that connect radiology departments with their patients. We safely deliver radiology images and results to those that need them.


1. Perfect Your Pitch!

We suggest you prepare a 15-30 second ‘elevator pitch’ to introduce yourself to potential employers. We are also delighted to announce that two amazing Pitch Doctors, James Smith and Shahe Momdjian from the Masters Academy will be on hand throughout the event giving free advice and helping you to perfect your pitch. Try this article for some pointers.

2. Resume

You may want to bring along a copy of your CV. It can be useful for a networking event where employers will meet many of you in one night. Don't forget to include a photo of yourself on the CV so you are unforgettable! Check out our blog for some great pointers on how to create a CV to stand out from the crowd here

3. Research

If you want to research some of the innovative companies, startups and organisations who are attending in advance then check out the company listing here

4. Dress for success

Get your outfit and travel plans sorted! Dress for success and get that iron out the night before so you don't stress out at the last minute! We recommend business or smart casual attire.

5. Don’t miss the bus!

Transport and access information is here A link to the campus map is here

6. Don’t be late

Doors open at 5.15pm SHARP and registrations are open for 45 mins. Please come well before 6.00pm so you have time to settle in. Be on time and ready to meet over 30 innovative businesses and startups who can't wait to meet you. Perfect your pitch or chill out and get expert career tips from a mentor.

7. The main event

You will participate in a series of 5 minute interviews or “speed dates” with businesses and startups. You will also have the opportunity to meet with up to 10 mentors from business, academia and government all on hand to provide free career advice and inside tips.

The businesses will pitch (in less than 30 seconds) their company and to you at the beginning of the event and then you will have interview slots with a selection of them.

Running Order

  • times are approximate
  • 5.15pm Students, Businesses, Mentors and Guests Arrive
  • 6.00pm Welcome and Introductions
  • 6.10pm Mentors and Pitch Doctors are introduced
  • 6.15 pm Company Pitches Begin
  • 6.35pm Speed Dating Kicks Off
  • 7.50pm Speed dating wraps up followed by drinks and networking
  • 8.30pm Ends

Register as:

Student or Employer