UK strength in genomics offset by weakness across life sciences

Statistics published today in the UK by the Department of Health, the Office of Life Sciences and the Department for Business, reveal a mixed picture with an overall modest increase in life sciences economic activity in the ten years from 2009 to 2018.
Ablacon raises $21.5 million for atrial fibrillation AI
Ablacon, which is developing an atrial fibrillation (AFib) mapping system, has closed a $21.5 million Series A funding round led by Ajax Health.
Alex Guest Tue, 30/04/2019 - 16:47
908 Devices raise $17.5 million Series E led by Northpond Ventures
908 Devices, a pioneer of analytical devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, has raised a $17.5 million Series E financing round led by Northpond Ventures.
Alex Guest Mon, 29/04/2019 - 15:00
World Health Organisation publishes 10-point guideline on digital health
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published a guideline for the use of digital health interventions to strengthen health systems.
Alex Guest Thu, 18/04/2019 - 14:20
Sonde Health raises $16 million Series A for vocal diagnostics
Sonde Health, which is developing a voice-based diagnostics platform, has secured $16 million in a Series A financing round led by M Ventures, with MP Healthcare Venture Management, Neoteny 4, LP, Canepa Healthcare, and founder PureTech Health
Alex Guest Thu, 11/04/2019 - 16:31

Signum Surgical wins €3.6 million grants for colorectal disease therapy

Signum Surgical, which is developing minimally invasive technologies to treat colorectal diseases, has secured two grants totalling €3.6 million:  €2.3 million from the EU Horizon 2020 SME Instrument, and €1.3 million from Ireland’s Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund. 
Sweati reveals triple biomarker monitoring wearable for advanced human performance
A collaboration between Sweati and Imperial College London has demonstrated a device that is capable of continuous monitoring of glucose, lactate and hydration.
Alex Guest Mon, 08/04/2019 - 13:16