Cambridge Consultants, a global product development and tech consultancy firm headquartered in Cambridge, UK, has announced a collaboration with non-profit medical device accelerator MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific.
Cambridge Consultants, which is part of Capgemini Group, will work directly alongside companies chosen for participation in Medtech Innovator’s annual Asia Pacific programme. This programme will see 20 start-ups awarded up to $300,000 in awards and cash prizes and receive one-on-one mentoring from industry leaders.
The programme aims to drive the commercialisation of medical technologies in the Asia Pacific region. Cambridge Consultants will also provide MedTech Innovator with financial support as part of the collaboration.
Commenting on the collaboration, Cambridge Consultants’ Head of Asia Pacific Yan Lin Lye said: “This is an exciting opportunity to put something back into the industry and help to shape the future. It certainly demonstrates our commitment to medical technology innovation in the region.”
“The team here is ready to put its years of expertise and insight to good use, helping ambitious young companies improve the standard of care in the Asia Pacific region. We look forward to discovering how participants in the programme are working to improve and prolong patient lives through innovation.”
MedTech Innovator CEO and founder Paul Grand added: “We are proud of our track record of finding the industry’s most promising medical technologies and digital health companies. Our partners and sponsors play an invaluable part in advancing innovation with their expertise and industry knowledge.”