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2021 applications are now closed

Accelerator cohort to run from  

April 5 – July 9 2021



Accelerating Australian HealthTech Startups.

LuminaX is designed and delivered by Cohort Innovation Space, in partnership with the Queensland AI Hub and IntelliHQ

LuminaX is a 14 week HealthTech accelerator program designed for Australian startups who are ready to launch or refine their existing products. 


Fourteen Weeks

Accelerate your growth with a structured 14 week industry-led program.

Zero Equity Taken

We apply a zero equity model and do not take a percentage of your startup.


$50,000 + Value

Receive more than $50,000 value with resources, space, credits & services.

Who you’ll work with…

What is LuminaX?

LuminaX will support up to 10 startups with the networks, expertise, space and resources required to build, grow and launch successful businesses.

Applications Now Closed
Interviews: March 23, 2021
Program Start: April 5, 2021

This program is being delivered in-person at Cohort Innovation Space, Southport QLD. 

What Do We Offer?

Receive more than $50,000 in-kind with workshops, coworking space, web credits, partner services and professional branding. 

Free Coworking Space

 with desks and facilities for teams

Personalised Connections

to leaders and founders within industries


Weekly Mentoring Sessions

from prominent entrepreneurs & experts

10 Expert-led Workshops

from industry experts and specialised coaches

Weekly Expert Coaching

from industry experts and specialised coaches

Professional Branding Help

including logo, brand guide and development

Receive Our Partner Perks From

AWS, Hubspot, Miro, Airwallex, Cake, Synnch

Exposure + Connections

to local and international investors

Win 1 year Coworking

and business support membership at Cohort 


Chance to win Membership

for one year from the Queensland AI Hub

Delivery Partners

LuminaX has a partner and mentor network that is made up of medical, health, technology, artificial intelligence and business experts. This program is delivered in collaboration with IntelliHQ and QLD AI Hub, supported by Gold Coast Health.

Key Focus Areas

If you’re an ambitious founder who is solving big problems in health
through technology, then LuminaX is a program for you.


Startups that are focused on improving health outcomes, including those within the medical, physical, mental, fitness, sport and social well-being sectors.


Startups that use technology to solve a problem in the healthcare space i.e. platforms, databases, applications, mobile solutions and wearables.


Integrate or better utilise data and machine learning technology to improve your existing product and help you to gain a competitive advantage.

Key Dates

Applications Now Closed

Program Start: April 5, 2021

Program End: July 9, 2021

Demo Day: July 22, 2021

International Demo Day: July 29, 2021

Who we’re looking for…

We’re looking for HealthTech startups with one or more of the following features:


Product Built   

Early Customers   


Accelerator Delivery Team

The LuminaX Accelerator is designed and delivered by Cohort Innovation Space in partnership with the Queensland AI Hub and IntelliHQ.

Kelvin Ross


Stephanie Chaousis


Ariana Margetts


Dren Xerxa


Accelerator Coaches

Brent Watts


Jason Atkins


Chris Kommatas


Application Overview

Program Fee:

There is a one off participation fee of $198 inc GST per person upon successful application

Applications open January 18, 2021 and close 15 March 2021

 Application Overview:
Once open, startups must complete an online application form. Applications will be processed by the LuminaX selection committee and selected applicants will be required to attend an interview. Applicants will be notified by email within twelve (12) days of application close date.

For more information, contact Dren Xerxa at dren[@]

Or visit here for Program FAQ’s

Download Brochure

Looking to learn more about LuminaX Accelerator?
Complete the below to download the brochure.

The LuminaX Accelerator is designed and delivered by Cohort Innovation Space.

Cohort Innovation Space, managed by CoSpaces, is a is a home for founders, innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs, scientists and students on the Gold Coast. Located in the Gold Coast Health & Knowledge Precinct, Cohort operates in 3 buildings with over 2500m2 of internal space with world-class facilities and innovation programs.


We Thank Our Program Partners

Reach Us

For any questions or sponsorship enquiries, please contact us.

16 Nexus Way

Southport QLD 4215

07 5610 1906