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Tournicare accelerates their commercialisation journey through valuable connections

Tournicare CEO Niels van Sparrentak (right) congratulated by MTPConnect represenatative (left) on winning the 2019 Medtech & Pharma Award

2019 winner of the Australian Technologies Competition Medtech & Pharma award, Tournicare is yet another Melbourne medtech company showcasing global potential. We sat down with Tournicare's CEO, Niels van Sparrentak for a brief two minute catch-up.

For those that don't know of Tournicare, describe your solution in one sentence: "Tournicare is developing a unique, user-friendly home blood pressure monitor that addresses accuracy and compliance issues through ease of use and user-centric design."

What makes Victoria a great state for tech, innovation and business? "By supporting initiatives like LaunchVic, The MedTech Actuator and the Australian Technologies Competition, Victoria is creating a thriving startup ecosystem."

Complete this sentence. The Australian Technologies Competition is a valuable program because…. "The program offered meaningful insights, constructive feedback and resulted in many exciting new connections. Winning the MedTech and Pharma category as judged by a panel of industry experts provided value-adding independent company validation. Participation also aided in securing important local and US investment."

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