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 GIANT HEALTHWEEKLY UPDATE

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WE'RE HIRING

GIANT's "5000 women Campaign"

For over 6 years GIANT Health has been a passionate "Opportunity creating platform for women" . There is no other leading international health-tech event that features so many women on stage, gives free tickets to so many young female STEM subject students & junior doctors, and more.
GIANT is announcing an important and exciting new leadership role for our 5000 Women Campaign.

We're recruiting a talented woman to drive GIANT's 2020 Diversity Programme. 

Click here to find out more about the role.

Don't hesitate and ask us for more information!

Barry Shrier, Founder, GIANT Health
@Barry_HealthTec
+44 7776 132 517
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HEALTHTECH NEWS 🗞

Why the time is now for digital health

There has it seems, never been a better time to be in digital health. And for medtech players involved in the design and manufacture of healthtech products, there are significant opportunities on the horizon. With the NHS continuing its drive for increased innovation, the conditions are being created to help manufacturers take advantage of the growth of healthtech in the UK.
Read more...

First European installation of Alphenix interventional imaging system for cardiac arrives at Bedford Hospital in UK.

Europe’s first clinical installation of a Canon Medical Systems Alphenix interventional imaging system for cardiology is now live at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust in the UK. The Alphenix interventional imaging system replaced an ageing system at the hospital and will be used to support minimally invasive cardiac procedures. Read more...

FUNDING NEWS 🗞

Wellframe, Boston (USA)
  • $20 million 💸
  • Led by BlueCross Blueshield Venture Partners
  • Series C funding

Led by Jacob Sattelmair, CEO and co-founder, Wellframe provides a patented Digital Care Management solution which extends the reach and effectiveness of care teams, delivering interactive clinical programs to members’ smartphones or tablets. The company provides plans with information relative to members’ day-to-day health, facilitates high-touch, relationships between members and their care teams, and empowers patients to become active participants in their care.
Read more...

Azeria Therapeutics, Cambridge (UK)
  • £ 32 million 💸
  • Led by Syncona and CRT Pioneer 
  • Series B funding
Originally founded in 2017 by Sixth Element Capital, manager of the CRT Pioneer Fund and Cancer Research UK’s Commercial Partnerships team, Azeria is a pioneer factor oncology company, developing treatments for hormone resistant breast cancer patients. It was based on the work of leading expert in the field, Professor Jason Carroll at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, UK, whose scientific insights have led to a new approach to target FOXA1 driven cancer.
Read more...
MIKE BISELLI
COMMUNITY BUILDER | HEALTH-TECH ENTREPRENEUR | TEDX AND INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER | DEDICATED TO REIMAGINING HEALTHCARE 

In this newsletter we want to highlight this very passionate health-tech expert, Mike Biselli, who is dedicated to reimagining healthcare. As a experienced speaker he wants to promote other new healthcare innovations by inviting entrepreneurs and experts to his podcasts. Dr. Shafi Ahmed, one of GIANT's most important passionate pioneers will be his guest next week. We will keep you posted!

Want to learn more about his podcasts, click here

Reasons to be cheerful, PART 3:

Smiling could lower your heart rate

My Online Therapy - Crowdfunding campaign

My Online Therapy is delighted to announce that they are launching a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, and in doing so, plan to become the first-ever online therapy company to be owned by its customers. Register your interest now: My Online Therapy is crowdfunding!

Health Tech Innovator of the week
Matt Seefeld

Matt Seefeld is the CEO  and Co-founder of MyLifeLink. MyLifeLink is a community that brings those facing the struggle of addiction to common ground — a chance to connect, share, start, and continue a path of recovery together. Unlike similar apps that rely on social media platforms, many of which can have a negative impact on mental health and overall stress levels, myLifeLink connects people in similar circumstances creating a support system that helps users share and learn new ways to cope and pass through emotional states that may trigger relapse. Find out more

Meet our partners

LBS Healthcare club
The LBS Healthcare Club is a student organisation that aims to promote all aspects of the healthcare sector, from care provision to digital health, life sciences and medical devices. With over 700 members, the club is one of the most active professional societies on campus. We run a number of events every year with the aim of bringing highly intelligent and motivated students with a background in or passion for healthcare closer to innovative and disruptive companies in and around London, including an annual conference and a start-up business challenge. Find out more
 

Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE)
SoPE is a physician- led, open, not for profit global biomedical and clinical innovation network. We encourage non-physicians to join us. Our mission is to assist members with getting their ideas to patients or helping someone who is by providing education, resources, networks, mentors and experiential learning. Find out more

GIANT Health reaches thousands of members of the global HealthTech community. Get in touch to discuss partnership opportunities. 

Barry Shrier, Founder, GIANT Health
@Barry_HealthTec | +44 7776 132 517

PS: If you're recruiting, looking for a hospital trial partner, in fundraising mode, looking for a job...please get in touch and we'll be happy to support you in this newsletter. 
GIANT would like to thank our sponsors for their support, you guys are great!
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