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Accelerating Australian HealthTech Startups.

LuminaX is a 14 week HealthTech Accelerator that provides comprehensive support to ten startups by taking them through a rapid and immersive educational program aimed at accelerating growth and fast-tracking connections and customers.

From customer discovery and validation, to product development, internationalisation and pitch preparation, startups will work on every aspect of their business in the accelerator journey.


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.

2021 LuminaX Participants

2021 Mentors and Coaches

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 Open: Jan 2022
Interviews: March 2022
Program Start: April 2022

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

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

“Finding problems in health care is easy, but having the skills to develop a product that results in a successful health tech business is hard. Lumina X program provides the perfect road map for you to develop your product and turn it into a commercial success.”


– Alison Stokes, 2021 LuminaX Participant

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.

2022 Key Dates


Applications Open: January 2022

Program Start: April 2022

Program End: July 2022

Demo Day: July 2022

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


“LuminaX program was incredible in helping understanding and gain a stronger knowledge on the healthcare industry. The wealth of information covered at different stages such AI, regulations, customer insights and other important factors in the industry have been invaluable.”

– Elliot Miller, co-founder of Hearoes
2021 LuminaX Founder of the Year Winner

Register Your Interest

Looking to apply for the 2022 LuminaX Accelerator?
Complete the below to register your interest.

2022 Partner Opportunities

Your chance to get involved

LuminaX will support up to 10 startups in 2022 with the networks, expertise, space and resources to build, grow and launch successful businesses. Cohort is now taking formal interest for 2022 program partners and sponsors.

Why Partner with LuminaX HealthTech Accelerator?

✔️ Invest in healthtech startups on the forefront of innovation
✔️ Connect with other industry partners and researchers in health and AI
✔️ Showcase your products to emerging and current industry experts and leaders
✔️ Associate your brand with a leading accelerator program
✔️ Engage directly with mentors, coaches and accelerator startups and participants
✔️ Give back to community and foster the next generation of innovators in Australia

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

Delivery Partners

LuminaX has a partner and mentor network that is made up of medical, health, technology, artificial intelligence and business experts. In 2021 this program was delivered in collaboration with IntelliHQ and QLD AI Hub, supported by Gold Coast Health.

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 2021 Program Partners

Reach Us

For any questions or sponsorship enquiries, please contact us.

16 Nexus Way

Southport QLD 4215

07 5610 1906