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Jumar BioElevate

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Enhance your fundamental commercialisation skills with the guidance of industry experts at this exclusive, complimentary 2-day workshop.

This hands-on workshop will guide you through the commercialisation process step-by-step so you walk away with a clear commercial strategy.

Learn proven frameworks, tailored advice, and new ideas on how to articulate your business, engage with customers, and validate the market opportunity.

Who is it for?

Individuals and teams with an idea and want to develop a commercial plan.

Anyone wanting to understand how to assess which ideas have commercial potential and what to do next.


What's involved?

  • Practical exercises
  • AMAs
  • Panel discussions

The workshop will take place 29-30 May 2024, 9am - 5pm at Jumar Bioincubator, Melbourne.

Meet the mentors:


Dr Paul Eleftheriou

Principal at Nous Group

Paul is a Principal at the Nous Group, an International Management Consultancy. Originally from a medical background, Paul spent just over a decade in senior leadership roles in healthcare, most recently as the Chief Medical Officer of Western Health. He has worked across the public and private healthcare sectors, including deep experience in health education, research and innovation.


Emma van Embden

Associate Principal at FPA Patent Attorneys

Emma is a registered patent attorney in Australia and New Zealand with over 14 years of experience in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and chemistry. She is passionate about learning about the underlying science of innovative technologies and understanding the commercial objectives of her clients. Emma works with investors, local start-ups and ASX listed companies to build valuable, robust patent portfolios.


Ingmar Wahiqvist

Manager of the Brandon BioCatalyst

Ingmar is a member of the investment team at Brandon Capital, manager of the Brandon BioCatalyst. He’s a medical doctor, and spent several years in clinical medicine before completing an MBA at Melbourne Business School. Thereafter he joined the Boston Consulting Group, serving clients in several industries, including financial services, airlines, manufacturing and the public sector, and subsequently worked with several health-related start-up companies.


Tim Hynes

State Manager Victoria & Tasmania at Radium Capital

With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Tim works to provide access to the their cash flow that will provide clients business with a return. Tim has a strong operational knowledge of his client’s requirements and strategy in an ever changing environment and with Radium Capital's unique R & D Funding Model provides a market leading product in a dynamic, fast paced environment.


More guest speakers to be announced.

Here's a sneak peek of what to expect from Bioelevate...

Day 1 Agenda

9:00 am

Welcome at Jumar (Camille Shanahan) | Cicada & Ice Breaker

9:30 am

Identifying and articulating an unmet need

9:45 am 

Activity: Unmet need

10:15 am

Articulating the Why - Intro, activity, Golden Circle

10:45 am

Morning Break

11:15 am 

Discussion: Identifying your critical stakeholders


Activity: who are your 5P’s?

11:50 am

Activity: Who are your critical ones? 

12:10 pm

Value proposition 

12:30 pm

Lunch (provided)

1:15 pm

Validating your idea through Customer Discovery


Market Segmentation & Opportunity Analysis

2:45 pm

Afternoon Break

3:05 pm

Finding your TAM SAM SOM 

3:35 pm

Competitor Analysis - understanding your risk market 


“Ask me anything” with founders


Finish Day 1


About Jumar Bioincubator

Jumar serves as a ‘first home’ for young biotech ventures, providing you with affordable lab and office space and the practical support to unlock the potential of your early scientific discoveries. Companies in residence become part of a vibrant community, with access to world-class facilities, a dedicated team to lean on, as well as curated entrepreneurial training and events.

By connecting young companies to all the practical support they need to overcome early challenges, we help steward the creation of a thriving biotechnology ecosystem.


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