UK

Inovia Capital raises $600m venture funds
Inovia Capital, the Canadian VC firm, has raised two new funds totalling US$600 million: an early-stage fund of $200 million; and a growth-stage of $400 million. The funds will be invested in its existing markets in Canada and Silicon Valley, as well as through a new office in London.
Alex Guest Tue, 19/02/2019 - 16:08
NHS anti-cancer drive brings scanning trucks to supermarkets
NHS England wants to catch lung cancer before it's too late with the roll-out of mobile scanning units. £70 million is going to fund ten projects to check people at highest risk.
Alex Guest Fri, 08/02/2019 - 17:53
NHS app begins public rollout
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) has begun the public rollout of the NHS app, which provides online access to NHS services.
Alex Guest Wed, 23/01/2019 - 15:28

Aether and UCL collaborate to develop 3D printed nanotech

A collaboration between Aether, the Californian bioprinter startup, and University College London (UCL) promises to develop a powerful new approach to 3D printing nanotechnology, while greatly reducing the cost compared with competitor offerings.

UK government to tackle suicide with predictive AI

The UK government today published its first suicide prevention plan, with a focus on the use of social media and predictive analytics to identify those most at risk of suicide.