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BetaKit

Dialogue evolves product with the acquisition of German health services company

Dialogue has announced its acquisition of Argumed Consulting Group, a German-based Occupational Health and Safety services company.


RECOMMENDED BY CALGARY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Science innovations come to life in Calgary

While Calgary is widely known as a leader within the energy sector, it is also emerging as a lead innovator in the life sciences sector.


TechCrunch

Microsoft takes wraps off $40M ‘AI for Health’ initiative

When the topics of Microsoft and global health overlap, one tends to think about the Gates Foundation, but the company itself is doing good work along these lines as well.


Health data, medical documents exposed by LabCorp website error

An error in an internal customer relationship management system website of LabCorp left the health data and medical documents of thousands of patients exposed online, according to TechCrunch.


Belgian big data startup LynxCare raises €1.8 million to help healthcare industry

LynxCare, the Leuven-based big data startup working in healthcare, has raised €1.8 million, led by btov Partners with support from existing investor, HERAN Partners.


TechCrunch

Diet autopilot Thistle raises $5M for health food subscriptions

Whether you heat them up or eat them straight out of the fridge, you’re actually dining faster than you could even place an Uber Eats order.


One Medical raises $245M in IPO

One Medical began trading on Nasdaq on Friday. The primary care startup priced its IPO at $14 per share, for roughly $245 million.


Medloop raises €6M in funding

The company intends to use the funds to continue to develop its tech solutions and expand across Germany and Europe starting with the UK.


TechCrunch

Kenshō Health publicly launches its ‘antithesis of Goop’

The two founders and their Los Angeles-based team amassed a group of healthcare providers hailing from Stanford University, Harvard University, Columbia University and others — all with a concentration on accreditation.


Health-records company pushed opioids to doctors in secret deal with drugmaker

The Practice Fusion case shows how such plans can be exploited and even provide a new avenue for financial interests to influence treatment.


TechCrunch

WholyMe, which makes natural products for chronic pain, closes seed round

The round also includes Joyance Partners, a New York-based VC concentrating on the new science emerging around “health and happiness” which recently expanded to the U.K. and Europe.


LATEST HEALTHTECH GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.

CAN – CIHR Catalyst Grant: Addressing Musculoskeletal Conditions and Arthritis in Canadians (read more)

CAN – CIHR Inuit Research Network Development Grant (read more)

CAN – CIHR Netherlands-Canada Type 2 Diabetes Consortium – Travel Award (read more)


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Caitlin Hotchkiss

Caitlin Hotchkiss

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