Perth Biodesign

Digital Health

Perth Biodesign for Digital Health Course is developed as a collaboration between Perth Biodesign and Curve Tomorrow as part of WA’s first Digital Health Accelerator program lead by the Telethon Kids Institute. Over 3 months, teams will identify digital and mobile health challenges in clinical settings, learn how to apply the Biodesign method to research and evaluate needs, and then use the Curve Way to ideate solutions and plan to implement.

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Applications are now closed for Perth Biodesign for Digital Health 2020

How It Works

IDENTIFY

Participants spend 10+ hours in hospitals, clinics, surgeries or working with community groups, identifying and validating potential unmet needs.

INVENT

Teams ideate digital health solutions using the Curve Way and develop the concept.

IMPLEMENT

Teams develop the business models and implementation strategies necessary to move forward after the course.

Our Team

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Eldin Rostom

Course Director - Perth Biodesign

Eldin Rostom is a mechanical engineering graduate from Curtin University who is passionate about driving global innovation in healthcare with a particular focus on Australia, the APAC region and his native country, Mauritius.

Since pivoting his career from the resources industry to healthcare, he co-founded two early stage startups, “Calor Medical” which aims at improving first aid for burn injuries and “Diag-Nose”, a diagnostic tool for acute bacterial sinusitis. He is also currently working with two other medical innovation companies in Perth involved in innovation for Orthopaedics and Paediatric ENT.

Eldin has previous experience in the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Process including finding and evaluating clinically unmet needs, market landscape, patient journey mapping and stakeholder engagement as well as medical device business development.

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Arthur Ong

Course Director - Curve Tomorrow

Arthur is the Head of Product Management at Curve Tomorrow, which he joined after one of his many successful startups, Progressive Medical, was acquired in 2019. 

Arthur has over 16 years experience in project management, business development, marketing, running businesses and currently heads up a team of software developers and solutions architects. 

With strong experience in providing IT enabling solutions, this enables him to effectively match business needs with technology solutions and manage successful delivery. Drawing on his extensive experience in a range of projects and organisations, he know how (and how not) to use IT to deliver the best results. 

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Richard Macliver

Course Director - Perth Biodesign

Richard is passionate about improving and innovating healthcare in Australia and globally. Currently, Richard acts as the Vice Chair for HISA WA (Australia's peak digital health body), as an advisory board member for Wise Realities and is committed to building the healthcare innovation ecosystem in WA. Richard has previously worked with Michael Mosley and other doctors in the area of developing sustainable healthcare to individuals/groups with diseases of lifestyle and at PwC Australia in healthcare consulting. 

Richard aims to change healthcare in Australia to a more patient focused system that rewards quality outcomes rather than fee for service. He also believes that technology, innovation and entrepreneurship will play a vital role in the continued improvement of the healthcare system.

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Kristen Houston

Program Manager

Kristen is the Operations Manager of Accelerating Australia and Course Coordinator of the Perth node of Biodesign Australia. Having coordinated the Perth Biodesign course since 2017, Kristen has extensive experience working with early stage startups.

With a BSc in Pharmacology and several years' experience working in technology commercialisation and innovation, Kristen is a firm believer that having a strong business model is just as, if not more, important as having a great technology when it comes to having an impact on patient care. 

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Mo Jaimangal

Course Director - Curve Tomorrow

Mohinder is a serial socialpreneur and robotics engineer with a love of Design Thinking and Agile Development. With over 15 years of experience and several startups behind him, he is focused on positively impacting society through innovation. Mohinder is the co-founder and Director of Curve Tomorrow, a Melbourne-based technology company aimed at bringing digital health products to market by combining design with the latest technology and proven medical research. Curve Tomorrow is a leader in digital health across public & private sectors, with offices around the world including Silicon Valley, France and India. They are dedicated to solving challenging problems to improve health and wellness. Eventually Curve aims to impact the lives of one billion people around the world.

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