2023 MIME Seed Funding results

Congratulations to the seven successful project teams in the 2023 Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) Seed Funding round.

A fantastic array of opportunities for clinical innovation were proposed by Monash University affiliated clinician researchers with Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences; Engineering; IT; and Art, Design and Architecture staff expressing their interest in solving these clinical problems.

A total of $300K in Seed funding was awarded.

Thank you to all clinicians who submitted an unmet clinical need and to all researchers who submitted a project proposal.

Monash Partners is proud to continue to support this funding round.


2023 Seed Funding results

Title Clinical Champion Lead Applicant
Next-generation AI-augmented EEG reporting Dr Hugh Simpson (Alfred Health) Duong Nhu (Faculty of Information Technology)
The Holy Grail: Non thrombogenic intravascular stents Adj Clinical Professor Winston Chong (Alfred Health) Yiannis Ventikos (Faculty of Engineering)
Laurence Meagher (Faculty of Engineering)
Bringing personalised aneurysm rupture predictions to the patient – precision medicine Adj Clinical Professor Winston Chong (Alfred Health) Sanjiv Gunasekera (Faculty of Engineering)
EndoSim- A simulator for endometriosis diagnosis training Professor Luk Rombaust (Monash University) Rezan Jafary (Faculty of Engineering)
Non-invasive metabolic IVF, a novel strategy to revolutionise infertility treatments Dr Fabrizzio Horta (Monash University) Victor J Cadarso (Faculty of Engineering)
Biocompatible and Bioresorbable Bone Fixation Devices Professor Ton Tran (Monash Health) Jian-Feng Nie (Faculty of Engineering)
Digital tools for blind/low vision people for independent health management Professor Patrick Kwan (Alfred Health) Matthew Butler (Faculty of Information Technology)

For more about the MIME Seed Funding initiative click HERE.