Accelerating Value and Impact in Healthcare
ImpactXHealth is dedicated to supporting the growth and development of the Australasian health innovation ecosystem through both accelerating company growth and facilitating strategic investments in to early stage to mid-tier publicly listed companies involved in the development of breakthrough medical and healthcare technologies.
The companies we work with are accelerating improvement in healthcare outcomes, efficiency and access
We’re proud of every single business we’ve supported and know how hard they’ve worked for their success. Browse below to learn more about their ideas, their founding team, and the incredible things they are doing to improve healthcare
MIT GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
AUSTRALIAN HEALTH ACCELERATOR
LIFE SCIENCES CATYALYST
TAMARA MILLS, MBA, MHECON, BSC, GAICD
Ms. Tamara Mills is Founder and Managing Director of ImpactXHealth, an organization supporting the growth and development of the Australasian health innovation ecosystem through both accelerating value realization and facilitating strategic investments into companies involved in the development of breakthrough medical and healthcare technologies. ImpactXHealth provides investment advisory, due diligence and investment governance services to venture capital funds, private investors and corporate finance organizations. ImpactXHealth also works directly with both private and publicly listed companies to support access to strategic capital and drive value growth.
Tamara has founded, funded and led a number of companies at the intersection of healthcare and the creative industries, including Glucotek, De Motu Cordis, merging design and science to disrupt current state of care, and has a track record in driving asset growth and value realisation. Tamara currently sits on the Investment Advisory Committee of Uniseed, one of Australia’s most successful early stage life-sciences venture capital funds advising on investment decisions in the emerging health technology space and actively manages the venture capital funds for Creative Enterprise Australia.
Tamara has extensive experience in the commercialization of innovative medical technologies across the United States, Japan, Brazil, Europe and Australia, having held executive level positions within Australia and internationally at both publicly listed and private companies.
Tamara has a strong track record in alternative asset portfolio management in having previously managed the pipeline of portfolio of assets (pharmaceutical and medical device products) for Jubilant life sciences in North America, leading investment due diligence, governance, licensing, mergers and acquisitions. Prior to returning to Australia, Tamara built and led the Cardiovascular Business for Jubilant Life Sciences, where she successfully led multiple complex pharmaceutical and medical device products from proof of concept through to regulatory approval and commercialization.
Tamara has held several board positions in the health technology sector, and she is active in the field of diagnostic and therapeutic technology development, and most recently held the position of Chair of the Health Policy, Regulatory and Reimbursement committee for the North American Radiopharmaceutical Industry organization CORAR in addition to holding a key leadership role for the Medical Imaging Technology Alliance.
Tamara holds a Master’s in Business Administration, Masters in Health Economics, a Degree in Applied Nuclear Physics and a qualification in New Ventures Leadership from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Tamara currently holds position as Co-Chair at Ausbiotech and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Health Accelerator Program Manager
Zoe is the Chief Operating Officer at Cogniom, a data software start-up company looking to change the way healthcare is delivered. Her involvement has been pivotal in building the business from scratch, preparing for investment and the commercialisation of Cogniom’s premier product, the TANDM Suite. Zoe is also a highly sought-after business advisor across a range of industries and takes on mentorship roles as part of accelerator programs, to give back to the start-up community.
Zoe’s transition into the start-up community was spent with a year of researching hospital facilities, staff and patients to gain true understanding of healthcare pain points. In her role as Cogniom’s COO, Zoe is at the forefront of sales and project discussions with hospital facility management boards, understanding the complexities of hospital business models, healthcare client needs and government and policy driven impacts on innovation and technology implementations.
Zoe has successfully completed several accelerator programs, including the inaugural Australian Health Accelerator on the Sunshine Coast. Zoe is also involved with the eHealth Innovation Jam as a business mentor and pitch coach and continues mentorships with other start-up businesses