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Latest News in Healthtech Innovation

Research published by the University of Birmingham has shown the viability of 3D-printed tissue scaffolds that harmlessly degrade while promoting tissue regeneration following implantation. The scaffolds show a high promise in tissue-healing performance, including the ability to support cell migration, the ingrowth of tissues, and revascularization. 

More here

 “You can’t patent algorithms” – A Guide (and FREE advice) to Identifying and Protecting AI Inventions in Healthcare

Jack Severs, European patent attorney at Gill Jennings & Every LLP, presents three articles directed at all innovators using artificial intelligence to solve problems in healthcare.  The series addresses common misconceptions around the protection of AI-based HealthTech inventions and provides practical guidance on steps to secure protection that supports your commercial aims and the wider adoption of your technology.
 
This article introduces patent protection in the AI and HealthTech space and focuses on a key question – when is an AI technology patentable?

GJE are offering free 1-2-1 IP clinics to members of the GIANT Health community, providing an opportunity to discuss your specific IP strategy in confidence with a member of our specialist HealthTech team.

You can book a session by filling in the contact form here.

This week's Health Innovator:  Martin Griffiths

GIANT Health is committed to champion and advocate the passionate, selfless work of healthcare providers. Congratulations to Barts Health NHS Trust, Martin Griffiths, Consultant Vascular and Trauma Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust, awarded a CBE for services to healthcare.

More here

"Reasons to be cheerful, Part 3"

An AI solutions provider for medical image analysis, RSIP Vision, announced a new articular cartilage segmentation tool that can deliver an accurate, non-invasive and automatic assessment of chondral lesions in MRI scans. The software module enables deep learning-based segmentation of joint cartilage from MRI scans of hips, knees, and ankles. 

More here

Fundraising - leading health tech innovators raising capital

The telehealth platform Eucalyptus has raised a $22.3 million Series B round of funding to build a digital health portfolio for primary care in Australia.
NewView Capital led the round with participation from existing investors Blackbird Ventures and W23, and new investor AirTree Ventures.

Check out more here

Is "(health-tech) software eating the world"?  DTx innovator of the Week

SWORD Health

Musculoskeletal issues can affect people and any point in their lives and can affect many different parts of the body such as the back, knees and hips. These conditions are often debilitating causing pain and restricted mobility. 
 

SWORD Health is a high-profile Portuguese startup that has been featured in Forbes, WIRED and GQ. They have used artificial intelligence to create a clinically-validated program that helps prevent musculoskeletal issues and is used by people with acute and chronic conditions to improve their quality of life through exercise therapy.


More here
We are proud to be championing our collaboration partner LDV Capital, who are very successfully "Investing in people building businesses powered by
visual technology".

Contact Olga@GIANT.health to join our partnership program as well as check out our site to learn more here.

More on LDV Capital here.

Opportunities for successful, very ambitious Medical Students @ GIANT Health

Are you excessively passionate about building a successful career in Medicine and/or technology and business?  GIANT Health has part-time remote work-experience roles, with a reward structure centred around performance.

Apply here.

 


GIANT Health is "Europe's leading healthcare innovation community" of nearly 200,000 people passionately committed to improving health outcomes by way of tech innovation.
We are mission-driven.

Get in touch to discuss partnership opportunities. 

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

PS: Are you 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. 
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