HealthTech Industry Update

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Firstly, let me share with you our current special offer: Super Early Bird tickets for GIANT 2019. Save almost £300 on the ticket price for a limited time only! Also, we are pleased to announce the topics and speakers for this year's event.

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Barry Shrier, Founder, GIANT Health
+44 7776 132 517
PS: we're recruiting! View our latest roles here

Announcing the themes for GIANT 2019

We have published some of the themes for this year's event, 15-16 October 2019.
Some highlights include:
  • Agents of Change: How entrepreneurs fuel the future of health;
  • The Augmented Clinician: How technologies are helping doctors to be … more;
  • Beyond the Plug: How medical devices are becoming hyperconnected; and
  • Lots more.
You can read the full story here. We are also delighted to announce five new speakers who will be joining us at Stamford Bridge on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 October:
Brent Hoberman, Co-founder and chairman of Founders Forum and Founders Factory: one of the UK’s best known serial tech entrepreneurs and investors. 
Dr Joanna Holbrook, Vice-President of Translational Medicine at BenevolentAI, Visiting Professor of Bioinformatics at University of Southampton.
Professor Shafi Ahmed is a multi-award winning surgeon, teacher, futurist, innovator, entrepreneur, 3x TEDx and international keynote speaker. He has recently been appointed as CEO of SAMD University Hospital, the first Digital Hospital in South America.
Karen ‘Kar’ Taylor, Head of the Centre for Health Solutions at Deloitte UK.
Daniel Kraft, MD, is a Physician-Scientist, and Chair for Medicine at Singularity University, and Founder and Chair, Exponential Medicine.

HealthTech News

Digital Public Health Conference #DPH2019

The International Digital Public Health Conference series (‘DPH’) is a world leading annual interdisciplinary event on research and innovation in digital health organised by University College London’s IRDR Centre for Digital Public Health in Emergencies. For 2019, the event will be collocated with the largest Public Health Conference in Europe. Our call for papers and prizes launch in January 2019 and close May-July. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to showcase your work, network with new and existing colleagues and see digital innovation in action!
Moorfields and Dem Dx announce exciting new research partnership to trial clinical decision support for front line nurses
  • Thirteen paediatric nurses to be trained to use Dem Dx platform to support clinical decision-making as they take on responsibilities for initial triage
  • Dem Dx and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are also collaborating to incorporate machine-learning into the Dem Dx platform
Click here to find out more.

Funding news

InterGen Data, USA
  • $800,000,000.00
  • Seed Funding
  • Nuvei Makes $889M Tech Acquisition

InterGen Data Inc., a Plano-based AI-driven technology provider of proprietary AI software solutions and machine learning algorithms for banking, wealth management, insurance and fintech companies, has closed an $800,000 seed funding round. More...
Godaka, Nigeria
  • $5,300,000.00
  • Capital Funds
  • Series A
  • Jobberman Co-Founder Deji Adewumni Becomes Co-CEO and Director Rise Capital.
Gokada is an on-demand transportation company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. Customers can order a motorbike ride through the company’s website, or by using their geo-location based smartphone app.

Last Chance!

Calling all health-tech startups, opportunity to receive 50k - 100k Euro

Do you have an innovative digital health company? Apply for Bayer's G4A challenge!

The G4A Growth and Advance Tracks offer a gateway to partner with Bayer in the digital health space. Our partners benefit from our global presence and business acumen to grow their healthcare business startup ideas while we drive towards changing the experience of health through collaboration.

Growth offers early-stage startups EUR 50-100K funding to partner + co-create products and solutions with Bayer, as well as co-working space (Berlin, DE), executive mentoring and coaching. While Advance targets startups looking for A-C+ funding to co-create and execute commercial deals. 

Applications open but only until May 31st, 2019. So apply now, before it's too late!

Apply for G4A Challenge
GIANT Health reaches thousands of members of the global HealthTech community.
Get in touch to discuss partnership opportunities. 

Barry Shrier, Founder, GIANT Health
+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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