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
Redox, which enables healthcare data exchange, has closed a $33 million Series C funding round, led by Battery Ventures.
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 HealthAlex Guest Thu, 11/04/2019 - 16:31
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.
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