Agersens is a new technology company developing an animal collar and phone app to help beef and dairy farmers reduce their labour costs and increase their productivity by automating the movement and control of their livestock.

Hemideina has a disruptive solution to remove lifestyle barriers and improve sound quality for patients. The Hera Wireless Implant is a discreet device that enables users to perform activities just as people with no hearing impairment can. The Hera Wireless Implant is a two component system; the Hera in-ear bud (10mm) replaces the external components and sits in the ear canal; And a simplified implant reduces surgical complexity. The system uses mechanical sound processing, based on insect hearing systems, mimicking nature’s response to sound waves.

TMS Australia’s vision is to use technology to bring happiness and laughter back into people’s lives. The TMS Australia clinics were founded in 2016 by psychiatrists Professor Paul Fitzgerald – one of the world’s foremost TMS experts – and Dr Ted Cassidy, who both have extensive experience treating depression using TMS. They were motivated to bring outpatient TMS treatment to the forefront of mental healthcare as a safe and effective treatment for depression as it was internationally. Today, TMS Australia’s network of clinics is expanding with one goal: bring the best possible TMS care to more Australians.

BioMelbourne Network is an industry-led membership association for organisations engaged in biotechnology, medical technology and health innovation in the state of Victoria. Our role is to foster links between companies, research organisations, financial markets and government, creating an environment for greater collaboration and prosperity.

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University is recognised for the excellence of its education and research in the medical, health and sports sciences.

Henslow is an independent advisory firm that supports growing companies and their stakeholders through every phase of the business evolutionary life cycle. Working with entrepreneurs, management and investors, Henslow’s holistic and independent approach is to bring the right capital or to carry out the appropriate transaction at the right timethat will maximise the outcome for the company and its stakeholders.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors is committed to strengthening society through world-class governance. We aim to be the independent and trusted voice of governance, building the capability of a community of leaders for the benefit of society. Our membership of more than 43,000 includes directors and senior leaders from business, government and the not-for-profit sectors.

CPA Australia is one of the world's largest accounting bodies with a global membership of more than 164,695 members (as at 31 December 2018) working in 150 countries and regions around the world. Our core services to members include education, training, technical support and advocacy. Employees and members work together with local and international bodies to represent the views and concerns of the profession to governments, regulators, industries, academia and the general public.

The Australian Investment Council is the voice of private capital in Australia. Our members partner with businesses across every sector of the market to help them grow, while supporting their local communities and creating new employment opportunities. Businesses backed by private capital investment make a significant contribution to growing the nation’s economy.

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