Accelerating global health technologies to commercialization and patient impact
The CAMTech Online Innovation Platform is addressing a critical gap in the medtech ecosystem by providing expertise, resources and targeted support to global health innovators. The unique needs of this network are met through access to:
Engagement with global and local experts from health, business and engineering and technology
Opportunities to connect and pitch to funding organizations
Insight into global and local clinical needs through end-user input
Connections to clinical, research, development and commercial partners
Access to best-in-class content and a diverse group of service providers to help accelerate product development, commercialization and scale-up
Peer-to-peer learning, co-creation and collaboration across a global network of innovators
The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) is a global network of academic, corporate, and implementation partners based at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Global Health. CAMTech’s mission is to build entrepreneurial capacity and accelerate medical technology innovation to improve health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).CAMTech’s approach enables co-creation where innovators across public health, engineering, and business engage with LMIC end-users to develop disruptive medical technologies to achieve widespread public health impact.
I am able to provide innovators on this platform with clinical expertise and experience in the field of maternal, newborn and child health.
Dr. Jospeh Ngonzi, Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda
As an investor, it’s exciting to see this global pipeline of early-stage medtech innovations and to have access to locallysourced technologies that can be validated by both end-users and industry experts.
Peter McNerney, Venture Capatalist, Thomas, McNerney & Partners
I am able to advise budding entrepreneurs on key issues they need to think about, such as user and client experiences and needs, environmental challenges that might affect products and overall market experiences.
Johnes Obungoloch, Mentor and Bioengineer
This platform enables active collaboration and innovation between innovators like myself and experts from all over the world.
Jayadeep Unni, Medical Device Entrepreneur
The platform allows me to offer guidance on IP-related matters like designs, patents, copyrights and business trademarks. Understanding these issues is important for startup companies to succeed, and can serve as a valuable tool for business innovation.
Rangappa PHD, Intellectual Property Specialist, K & S Partners
This is a space where healthcare experts can connect entrepreneurs and their innovations with important resources and bottom of the pyramid markets.
Rani Desai, Head CSR, Biocon Foundation