Dr Matt Oldakowski is a biomedical engineer researcher, inventor and entrepreneur. Matt is the co-founder and CTO of two medtech companies, REX Ortho and Cervical ChinUp. REX Ortho spun out of his research at Curtin University and raised investment to take the REX Screw, an expandable orthopaedic screw, the first in human use. ChinUp is an orthotic device for managing neck pain, commercially available through Amazon and a third party distributor. Matt was a Global Fellow at Stanford Biodesign in 2018 where he had first-hand experience in learning and teaching the Biodesign methodology of medtech innovation and since returning runs Perth Biodesign where he educates and incubates multidisciplinary medtech innovation teams. Matt is also the Director of Biodesign Australia, that brings together Biodesign programs throughout Australia to share resources and best practice.