Hello GIANT community member!

This week we have for you health-tech and innovation news and announcing details of GIANT Health's "European Health Innovation" week. 

We wish you and yours a positive new year! 

GIANT Health is a global community of nearly 200,000 people working passionately to improve the health and well-being of people around the world.  We would love for you to join us. 

Barry Shrier, Founder, GIANT Health
+44 7776 132 517


We want to know what connections you made at GIANT Health 2020. Let us know 

HealthTech News - Summary

Info-graph depicting part of the new-look UKRI. 

Health technology Innovation and News 

1. NHS will begin trialling technology that replicates the science of the outdoors, indoors. The technology uses hydroxyl radicals to kill airborne pathogens. Read more.  

2. Israel-UK teams will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to help flag patients at risk of osteoporosis via a collaboration between Zebra (an Israeli startup and Storm ID (a Scottish Consultancy). Read more

3. Hero Wellbeing a healthtech platform secured £825k in Seed investment from Mercia at the end of last year. Read more

4. One of the U.K.'s leading digital health service providers, Doctor Care Anywhere, raised £55.7 million, by listing on the Australian Securities Exchange ASXto aid in growth ambitions in the U.K. Read more. 

4. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) launched new website to bring together all their knowledge from extensive research with researchers, businesses and other collaborators in the ecosystem. They also announced that they would be investing £213 million to expand and upgrade the existing research infrastructure. Read More




Job vacancy: Head of Sales @GIANT 

GIANT Health had it's most successful year in 2020 to date with highest sales and profits in the history of our business.  And we saw our community go from strength to strength. 

We're now recruiting to support our further successful expansion.  We would love for you to join us as we continue on our journey.   

Click here:  more information and how to apply. 

European Health Tech Week 2021

GIANT Health is holding a 5-day hybrid event to champion the latest developments in health tech and innovation in 5 cities across Europe.

Taking place in both a physical and virtual format, European Health Tech Week provides a valuable opportunity to engage with important leaders in the health tech industry across all of Europe.

In May we will be running five 1-day shows in five cities across Europe:


"Reasons to be cheerful, Part 3:"

A recent article published by Mckinsey champions ethnography as an important way medical-device innovators will better understand unmet needs. We at GIANT think this is incredibly exciting and important area to highlight on the journey to personalised health-care technology and innovation. Read more. 

GIANT Health is the global Healthcare innovation community of nearly 200,000 people passionately committed to improving health outcomes by way of tech innovation.

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. 
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