The role of engineering in healthcare has been highlighted by the Royal Academy of Engineering as part of its campaign This is Engineering to raise awareness of the breadth of careers in engineering, and help address the significant engineering skills and diversity shortfall in the UK.
Researchers at the University of Oxford, the University of Westminster and Perspectum Diagnostics have shown that effective assessment of the health of the liver can be done non-invasively using MRI-based imaging.
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.
Deep Lens, an AI-enabled clinical trial recruitment platform, has closed a $14 million Series A round led by Northpond Ventures, with participation from existing investors Rev1 Ventures, Sierra Ventures, and Tamarind-Hill Partners.
A collaboration between Sweati and Imperial College London has demonstrated a device that is capable of continuous monitoring of glucose, lactate and hydration.
The UK's Department of Health and Social Care has today announced the launch of a pilot programme for the new NHSX, working with clinicians and policymakers in cancer and mental health. If successful, the approach will be rolled out across the NHS.
NextGen Jane raises $9 million for reproductive health predictive diagnostics
NextGen Jane, a diagnostics startup focused on reproductive health, has raised a $9 million Series A round led by Material Impact, with the participation of Access Industries, Viking Global Investors, Liminal Ventures, and several angels.Alex Guest Mon, 01/04/2019 - 14:04
Renal insufficiency is an expensive condition to treat due to the high cost of hospital dialysis treatment. Peripal AG, a Swiss startup, has received approval for the European market for its PeriSafe device for at-home dialysis.
A joint report published today by the King's Fund, the Nuffield Trust, and the Health Foundation, Closing the gap, highlights the growing shortage of staffing in the NHS, and associated difficulties in achieving the goals of the NHS Long Term Plan.
Doctolib, the French digital health startup, has closed a €150 million funding round at a valuation of over €1 billion. The round was led by General Atlantic, with the participation of Bpifrance, Eurazeo, Kernel and Accel.