Better Health Systems

Healthier People

Innovation through Collaborations

The ideal platform to facilitate health collaborations between Australia and China

Australia China Health Accelerator (ACHA) is an independent not-for-profit organisation registered in Victoria Australia. ACHA aims to accelerate collaboration and development in the health and medical research sector of Australia and China. ACHA is supported by Victorian government, medical research institutes and NGOs in Victoria.

ACHA links up Australian expertise, research innovation and talents in the health sector to China’s demand for health industry development, aimed to facilitate better health systems development and accelerate medical innovation.

UprAsia Cohort 3 Workshops Started

February 11, 2020

15 founders and executives from 11 healthtech startups joined in Cohort 3 program.

UprAsia FEP Cohort 3 Opens

Are you the founder or executive of a health technology startup or SME who recognise that Asian, especially Chinese markets, offer vast opportunity but you don’t quite know how to get there?

Do you need expert advice to assist you on your business plan and global strategy for Asian markets?

UprAsia is the program for you. Applications now open.

UprAsia Founders Education Program Cohort 2 Accomplished with the China Trip

December 01, 2019

The UprAsia cohort 2 completed successfully with startups' fruitful trip to China.

ACHA Contributed Australia Expertise to China International Forum on Elderly Health

November 16, 2019

Mr. Jason Sun and Ms. Allison Lovell were invited as ACHA representatives to share Australia's capacity in ageing healthcare at the China International Forum on Elderly Health.

The Success of Australia China Health Summit in Melbourne

September 16, 2019

On September 17, 2019, the Australian China Health Summit 2019 co-hosted by the Australian China Business Council (ACBC) and the Australia China Health Accelerator (ACHA), was successfully held at the Langham Hotel, Melbourne. With the focus on medical big data and artificial intelligence (AI), the Summit received strong support and active participation.

ACHA UprAsia July Trip Run Successfully

As a part of the Victorian Government supported UprAsia program, ACHA organised and led an Australian healthcare delegation visiting China. The delegation travelled to Guangzhou and Shenzhen in the China’s Greater Bay Area- the most open and economically dynamic region in the country. Watch the video clip for the highlights of the trip.  

ACHA held the UprAsia launch and first workshop

On 16th January 2019 evening, the Australia China Health Accelerator (ACHA) held its first UprAsia workshop. The ACHA Uprasia program is designed to help Startup founders understand Asian markets and develop strategies and relationships to enter markets with optimal productive relationships.

ACHA signs a strategic cooperation agreement with Eureka TechIn

November 29, 2018

Australia China Health Accelerator (ACHA) is pleased to announce the signing of a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Eureka Technology Innovation & Investment (Eureka TechIn) on November 30th 2018 in Melbourne.

ACHA awarded a LaunchVic grant for Founders Education Program

October 02, 2018

The Australia China Health Accelerator (ACHA) team are extremely pleased and proud to have been awarded a LaunchVic grant of $250,000 to carry out an Asia focused Startup Founders Education Program over 2019 and 2020. ACHA were one of 7 organisations awarded a total of $4.8M in the 8th LaunchVic funding round. This round has been targeted to accelerate the growth of Victoria’s health and life sciences startups.

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