Health and MedTech Innovation Training Workshops

Tailored for professionals from various backgrounds, our courses encompass a wide spectrum of topics in the Health and MedTech sector, providing a comprehensive understanding of healthcare innovation. 

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What We Offer

  • Design Thinking for Healthcare Innovation: An Overview
Run 1: Monday, 11 September 2023
Run 2: Monday, 15 January 2024

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Original Price: SGD 918
After SSG Subsidies SC < 40yo & SPRs: SGD 275.40
SC ≥ 40yo & Enhanced training support for SMEs: SGD 105.40


This workshop will provide learners with an understanding of the fundamentals of healthcare innovation and the know-how to apply a structured and validated design thinking practice framework towards healthcare innovation projects in its exploration and concept phase.
  • Biodesign Bootcamp: Deep Dive Into Health and MedTech Innovation with an End in Mind
Run 1: 31 Jul - 4 Aug 23
Run 2: 26 Feb - 1 Mar 24

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Original Price: SGD 5,772.50
After SSG Subsidies SC < 40yo & SPRs: SGD 1,716.75
SC ≥ 40yo & Enhanced training support for SMEs: SGD 666.75

Take a deep dive into the well-validated, internationally recognized Biodesign methodology for healthcare innovations. Learn from carefully curated case studies, hands-on exercises, and invited speakers as we breakdown the complexities of innovating for healthcare.
  • Business Model Innovation for Healthcare Innovations
Run 1: Wednesday, 01 November - Friday, 03 November 2023

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Original Price: SGD 3,078
After SSG Subsidies SC < 40yo & SPRs: SGD 923.40
SC ≥ 40yo & Enhanced training support for SMEs: SGD 353.40

This workshop will provide learners with a modular approach to develop the go-to-market model using the Business Model Canvas, Big Picture Framework and 4A-5P model to help innovation teams develop a preliminary business plan. By the end of the workshop, health & medtech innovators will be able to assess commercial feasibility of a health and medtech idea, develop a strategic and robust business plan and adopt a customer centric mindset. Through didactic lessons coupled with various group hands-on activities, learners will also be able to understand who the key stakeholders are in healthcare innovation and explore ways to create value for them to create go-to-market & commercial strategies.
  • Design Thinking for Healthcare Innovation: Focusing on Identifying and Inventing for the Unmet Need
Run 1: Tuesday, 14 November - Wednesday, 15 November 2023
Run 2: Monday, 25 March - Tuesday, 26 March 2024

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Original Price: SGD 2,071
After SSG Subsidies SC < 40yo & SPRs: SGD 621.30
SC ≥ 40yo & Enhanced training support for SMEs: SGD 241.30


This workshop will provide participants with a deeper appreciation of the design thinking approach to early stage healthcare innovation by layering on a structured framework for empathizing and identifying an unmet healthcare need, brainstorming and evaluating ideas towards developing well-defined and validated healthcare solutions. By the end of the workshop, health & medtech innovators will be able to apply a structured design thinking approach towards health and medtech innovation product development, focusing on identifying and analysing clinical unmet needs, inventing robust and sound concepts to address these needs, as well as identifying key risks and develop preliminary plans for testing and development.
  • An Introduction to Product Development & Quality Management Systems for Health & MedTech Innovation
Run 1: Monday, 02 October 2023
Run 2: Friday, 22 March 2024

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Original Price: SGD 1,038.50
After SSG Subsidies SC < 40yo & SPRs: SGD 310.65
SC ≥ 40yo & Enhanced training support for SMEs: SGD 120.65

This workshop will provide learners with perspectives encompassing the development of a health and medtech product, de-risking innovation and implementing quality management systems. By the end of the workshop, health and medtech innovators will be able to identify the different milestones to demonstrate medical device readiness from concept to a user-ready final device, apply a framework for risk assessment for early stage projects and apply best practices towards implementing initial quality management systems in early stage projects.
  • Health and MedTech Project Management +
Run 1: Monday, 08 January 2024

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Original Price: SGD 1,308
After SSG Subsidies SC < 40yo & SPRs: SGD 392.40
SC ≥ 40yo & Enhanced training support for SMEs: SGD 152.40


The workshop aims to equip project managers (whether part-time or full-time) of translational health & medtech projects at TRL 3 -4 and project budgets of S$250k – 750k with the knowledge and skills to develop key project objectives and deliverables, recognize and develop the multidisciplinary clinical, technical and business project activities across a range of medical devices and recognize and manage projects risks by aligning with multi-disciplinary stakeholders; and to develop a detailed budget and resourcing plan.

In this programme, participants will foster attributes to become resourceful and analytical, with the ability to independently plan and manage project resources and obtain buy-in amongst multi-disciplinary internal and external stakeholders to drive a TRL 3 – 4 health and medtech project towards completion in a timely and effective manner.
  • Business Implementation for Health and MedTech: Project to Market Overview
Run 1: Monday, 27 November - Tuesday, 28 November 2023

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Original Price: SGD 2,052
After SSG Subsidies SC < 40yo & SPRs: SGD 615.60
SC ≥ 40yo & Enhanced training support for SMEs: SGD 235.60


This 2-day business implementation workshop aims to provide participants with an overview on how to take a Health and MedTech Innovation from project to market. Participants will learn from esteemed practitioners in the industry on topics related to technology development in tandem with collecting real-world evidence, as well as basic operations relating to market access and adoption. At the end of this workshop, learners will be able to gain a holistic overview of bringing a health and medtech innovation from project to commercial adoption by developing IP, clinical, marketing and sales strategies, understanding the importance of health technology assessment, and the different strategies on how to strategically price, market and promote the adoption of a new healthcare innovation.
Effective 1st January 2024, a GST rate of 9% will be applicable to courses enrolled and conducted on or after this date. 

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If your company is sponsoring your participation upfront, please email us at sbenquiry@hq.a-star.edu.sg for registration instructions.

Refer to our registration guide on how to apply for the Singapore Biodesign - Duke-NUS courses!

Why should you apply?

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Comprehensive Learning:
Gain insights and practical experience in Health and MedTech Innovation

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Real-world Application: 
Work on real world examples with deeper focus on Asia and implementation

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Personal Growth:
Opportunity for hands-on training to appreciate the Biodesign needs-centric process

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SSG Funded:
Course fees are heavily subsidized for all Singapore Citizens, SPRs

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Expert Guidance:
Taught by ACLP-certified trainers with > 15 years of experience

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Networking Opportunities:
Connect with professionals in the health and medtech industry

Who is it for?

Our courses are crafted specially for individuals interested in the med-/healthtech innovation space. We highly encourage the following groups to apply:


  1. Professionals who just entered the med-/healthtech innovation space and are looking to gain deeper domain knowledge
  2. Professionals who are looking to expand their skillsets in med-/healthtech innovation
  3. People who are switching careers into the med-/healthtech innovation space
  4. Entrepreneurs with med-/healthech startups.

Upcoming Events

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Design Thinking for Healthcare Innovation: Focusing on Identifying and Inventing for the Unmet Need

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Our Trainers

Find out more about them in their profile below!

Mary Kan

Dr Mary KAN

Programme Director, Singapore Biodesign, A*STAR

Adj. Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

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Phin Peng Lee

Dr Phin Peng LEE

Deputy Programme Director, Singapore Biodesign, A*STAR

Adj. Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School

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Mark Chong

Dr Mark CHONG

Faculty Fellowship Head, Singapore Biodesign, A*STAR

Senior Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore

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Fiona Loke

Ms Fiona LOKE

Curriculum Head, Singapore Biodesign, A*STAR

Senior Manager, SingHealth Medtech Office

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Mr Alvin CHUA

Principal Product Engineer, Singapore Biodesign, A*STAR


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