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In January 2017, the company raised $21.5 million to commercialize its solution.
Meet Zora, the robot caregiver (NYTIMES)
It may not look like much — more cute toy than futuristic marvel — but this robot is at the center of an experiment in France to change care for elderly patients.
KA Imaging has developed a new device called a high-resolution multi-energy digital X-ray imager. The technology allows health care providers to look at an image of the body in different layers, like the bone structure or soft tissue, to get a clearer view of the lungs.
Hawk’s Nest will feature four local medical technology startups, who present their companies and technologies to a panel of judges and a 300+ guest audience.
eGym builds fully connected electronic strength machines, in addition to mobile apps for tracking fitness metrics and the overarching eGym One cloud platform that draws on data from connected machines, wearables, apps, and other gadgets.
SonoCare, Nigerian e-health startup raises $250,000 from Grey Matters Capital to scale operations (PULSE)
SonoCare provides cost-efficient programs for hospitals, satellite clinics, health care providers, assisted living facilities, and corporate offices using a combination of the most advanced imaging systems and highly trained, registered technologists as sonographers.
The $75,000 grant from OTF to the Mental Health Incubator For Disruptive Solutions (MINDS) of London-Middlesex will help transitional aged youth (18-24 years old) “find innovative solutions to address mental health and addiction issues.”
‘Cloud canteen’ startup Feedr raises £1.5M to provide office workers with a healthier lunch (TECHCRUNCH)
The round is led by London early-stage venture capital firm Episode 1.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
CAD – Healthcare Data Quality Analytical Software (read more)
CAD – Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Equipment for General Radiography Rooms (read more)
CAD – Software Solution for ImageSim Platform (read more)