Sara Mageit

By Sara Mageit 04:49 am September 18, 2020
London-based startup DrDoctor has secured £3m in Series A investment from venture capital firms, Ananda Impact Ventures and 24Haymarket. The funding will be used to expand its digital services platform and increase its reach across the United Kingdom. The startup will also help partner trusts to break the backlog in care caused by COVID-19, including cancer care, which is now over 10 million...

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By Sara Mageit 08:32 am September 15, 2020
Smart health tech company Alcidion has launched Miya Precision technology for the NHS in order to alleviate the pressure faced by healthcare professional. WHY IT MATTERS The new platform aims to provide hospitals and regions with a way to move beyond static electronic record systems to technology that engages healthcare professionals. Miya Precision will integrate information from the NHS trusts...

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By Sara Mageit 01:39 am September 11, 2020
FUNDING BOOST FOR AI-BASED EPILEPSY MONITORING University spinout company Neuronostics has received funding to develop an AI-based system for more accurate diagnosis of epilepsy and to monitor response to treatment of anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). The platform is called BioEp and works by creating mathematical models of the brain using segments of electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings. The...
By Sara Mageit 04:16 am September 3, 2020
Navigating the obstacles of reproductive health life stages can be a challenging journey for many women that is often shrouded in taboo. Femtech has played its part in bringing women's health into the mainstream since it was coined by Ida Tin, founder of menstruation app Clue. Female coders, makers and engineers have played a significant role in designing health apps that provide a more tailored...
By Sara Mageit 01:48 am September 3, 2020
UK-based data capture software company, uMotif, has raised £5 million in a Series A investment round led by existing investor AlbionVC. The funding will accelerate uMotif’s growth and enable further development of its patient-centric and decentralised approach to clinical studies and enable expansion into new study types and more high-demand territories. WHY IT MATTERS Life sciences companies...
By Sara Mageit 05:18 am September 2, 2020
Forty-one startups have been selected to participate in the H+ Digital Health Innovation Programme which starts on 16 September 2020. The programme is jointly organised by the InsurTech Hub Munich and the dmac/Digital Health Hub Nuremberg/Erlangen. During the "Business Development Weeks" the main focus will be on establishing business relationships and developing their own business model. There...

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By Sara Mageit 05:23 am August 28, 2020
UK rehabilitation centre offers robotics equipment for patients  A UK-based care and rehab centre is now able to deliver robotics expertise as part of its global rehabilitation offering. Askham Village Community, based in Cambridgeshire, England, is now bringing all its rehab services together with the launch of Askham Rehab, a specialist global rehabilitation service incorporating robotics and...

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By Sara Mageit 07:47 am August 24, 2020
UK-based clinical communications app Pando will be working with the British Army to keep deployed medical staff from the Defence Medical Services connected whilst in the field.  The app was designed by NHS clinicians and is used to speed up communications in healthcare settings. For deployed medics, the app connects them to their seniors and specialists in the UK. This enables them to seek advice...