Booking Information


Various locations

-Tehran, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Kuwait City


11-19 Mar 2017


Health & Medical


See event brochure

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Australia Unlimited MENA 2017 Innovation in Healthcare Research

About event :

Austrade invites you to participate in the Australian Government’s fifth annual regional campaign, Australia Unlimited MENA 2017.

The MENA healthcare market is projected to reach US$144 billion by 2020. GCC governments are committing significant funds as well as encouraging private sector participation to build new healthcare facilities, upgrade existing infrastructure, globally engage in relevant research and improve quality of healthcare services. They are also investing heavily in innovative healthcare solutions and technology.

With the overarching theme of ‘Collaborate to Innovate’, the 2017 program is focused on Australian institutions and firms with a focus on (or investing in) medical research, firms supplying in to the medical research sector; and innovative organisations looking to enhance their connections and market share. The program aims to connect them to regional government contacts, academia and industry leaders to explore MENA’s healthcare challenges and opportunities, particularly around cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

Who should participate:

Australian businesses in:

  • Medical research institutions
  • Higher education institutions and their commercialisation arms
  • Innovative healthcare solution providers and medtech companies.
Austrade package:

For detailed information about this event and the participation package, please refer to the event brochure (pdf).

How to apply:

Apply to participate in this event using the register button below.

Acceptance of your application is not confirmed until you have received formal notification from Austrade. Austrade is not bound to accept any application and shall only do so at its sole discretion so as to best facilitate export and foreign direct investment.

Successful applicants will be notified by 30 January 2017.

Expressions of interest close:

23 January 2017

Travel details:

Australian travellers should be aware of the increased threat of terrorism globally and should consult the Australian Government’s General Advice to Australian Travellers, which is available at

All Australians travelling overseas, whether for tourism or business or for short or long stays, are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) before travel. The registration information provided by you will help DFAT to find you in an emergency – whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or a family emergency. It may also be used to pass other information to you, such as: new travel advisories, notice of elections and information on other matters relevant to travellers and expatriates.

Australian citizens can register online at

Please note:

Austrade will only work with clients that maintain appropriate business ethics, and demonstrate a commitment to legal obligations including anti-bribery laws, both in Australia and overseas markets. For further information, please visit

For more information please contact:
Denise Eaton
Trade Adviser, International Health
Austrade Wollongong
T: +61 2 4254 2990
United Arab Emirates
Zareen Hussain
Education Manager
Austrade Dubai
T: +971 4 508 7122