Bayer Healthcare

By Jonah Comstock 03:00 pm October 5, 2017
AgaMatrix, the medical device that launched the first ever iPhone-connected glucometer, has secured a $32 million loan in order to reorganize the company into two distinct entities: AgaMatrix, which will continue to focus on Bluetooth-enabled glucometer's such as the company's newest Jazz Wireless 2 device, and WaveForm Technologies, which will be focused on the development of a proprietary...
By Aditi Pai 08:46 am November 16, 2015
Denmark-based Cortrium has raised $1.6 million (1.5 million euros) from Myant, a division of Myant Capital Partners, for its connected health tracking device. Cortrium is developing wearable health sensors designed for both in-patient and home health monitoring. The startup’s device, called the C3, can measure ECG, heart rate, respiratory rate, skin surface temperature, heart rate recovery, sleep...
By Aditi Pai 07:38 am August 24, 2015
Sendinaden Pattern Breathe Mask Pharma company Bayer HealthCare has announced the next five startups that will take part in the company's Grants4Apps accelerator program in Germany. Startups in Bayer's f0ur-month accelerator receive around $58,031 (50,000 euros) and coaching from Bayer executives as well as other industry experts. The accelerator's first class was announced in August last year...
By Jonah Comstock 08:56 am August 28, 2014
Bayer HealthCare, a German pharmaceutical company, has underscored pharma's growing interest in mobile health by starting a new health accelerator. Grants4Apps, which started last year as a crowdsourcing initiative, was releaunched as an accelerator at an event earlier this week. The commitment on Bayer's part is pretty significant: they'll be offering 50,000 euro (about $65,000) to each of the...
By Brian Dolan 06:55 am December 18, 2009
The New York Times' David Pogue and the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg both published connected health device reviews in their respective newspapers yesterday: Pogue turned in a double header review for Fitbit and Philips' DirectLife devices, while Mossberg tested Bayer's just unveiled Contour USB meter for diabetes management. Each of the devices managed to make it through the reviews with...