Innovate in the world of type 1 diabetes: join the Commercialisation Essentials Workshop

September 19, 2023

Are you passionate about creating a world where research breakthroughs in type 1 diabetes (T1D) are rapidly turned into tangible treatments; a world where the most promising discoveries don’t just remain in labs but make their way swiftly to those who need them the most? Do you have a pioneering research project, innovative idea, or groundbreaking innovation that holds the potential to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those within the T1D community? If your answer is yes, read on to hear about an exclusive workshop designed for individuals just like you.  

‘Introducing Commercialisation Essentials Workshop: Paving the Way for Type 1 Diabetes Solutions’ 

JDRF’s partnership with Cicada Innovations aims to accelerate T1D research translation and commercialisation through providing resources, mentorship, funding, and networking opportunities. This upcoming opportunity, presented by Cicada Innovations, is an intensive two-day workshop that serves as your gateway to unlocking the full potential of your T1D solution.  

What to Expect: 

  • Learn from industry experts: Benefit from the wisdom and experience of seasoned professionals.
  • Refine your innovations: Engage in hands-on exercises designed to fine-tune your T1D innovations.
  • Collaborate with innovators: Join forces with a dynamic cohort of like-minded individuals dedicated to making a difference.
  • Gain valuable insights: Immerse yourself in the thriving health innovation ecosystem and expand your horizons.
  • Unlock funding opportunities: Discover pathways to securing future funding from organizations like JDRF and beyond.

What You Will Learn: 

  1. Proven commercialisation frameworks: Acquire strategies to bring your T1D innovations to market successfully.
  1. Market validation & customer insights: Understand how to validate your market and connect with your target audience.
  1. Value proposition enhancement: Learn techniques to refine your value proposition for maximum impact.
  1. Effective pitching: Improve your ability to pitch and communicate your T1D ideas convincingly.
  1. Pathways to market: Explore potential routes to market entry and where to begin your journey.

Date & Time: October 18-19, 2023, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Location: Cicada Innovations, 4 Cornwallis Street, South Eveleigh 

Join us in the pursuit of advancing T1D solutions and making a lasting impact on the lives of those affected by this condition. Learn more about our commercialisation and innovation partner, Cicada Innovations. 

Please note that workshop applicants must have a research project, idea, or innovation related to T1D. Early and Mid-Career Researchers can also explore travel support options available through the JDRF Career Support and Travel Grants 2024.

Submit your Expression of Interest here to attend the Commercialisation Essentials workshop today as spots are limited