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CSIRO’s year-round Kick-Start program has helped over 200 early-stage start-ups and small businesses pursue R&D activities by providing access to CSIRO research and capability. This includes help with articulating a company’s research question, connecting businesses with relevant CSIRO researchers and fifty per cent matched funding support to improve affordability.
One of the company’s that reached out to CSIRO was WA-based Singular Health - an ASX-listed medical technology company improving patient education & enabling patient-specific surgeries through their innovative technology converting 2D medical images such as CT, MRI and PET scans into 3D/VR scans using artificial intelligence (AI).
Dr Megan Sebben, CSIRO’s Kick-Start Program Manager, joins the podcast to tell us how startups can apply to the program. And Singular Health’s Chief Operating Officer James Hill talks us through the company’s journey using the Kick-Start Program twice, working with CSIRO’s Data61 Team to leverage their expertise on AI, innovate manufacturing processes, and build on their software design.
Also joining host Caroline Duell is Dr Tracey Wilkinson, MTPConnect’s Director of Stakeholder Engagement Western Australia.