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Are you excited about our next GIANT Health event?

It's not too late to take advantage of our £49 attendee ticket offer for GIANT Health 2020. Our Regular Ticket will cost you £895!

On Tuesday 19th of November the ticket fee will increase to £59. Don't hesitate and buy your ticket now!

We hope to see you there.

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


AI technology improves skin cancer diagnosis

New breakthrough in AI-lead skin cancer diagnosis according to the latest research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network. DERM is an AI technology platform to assist doctors in the identification of skin lesions and it successfully diagnosed 100% of melanomas in this first-of-its-kind study to explore the use of AI in dermatology. Led by Royal Free London NHS Trust and spanning seven different hospitals, the study concluded that the accuracy of DERM was comparable to that of a skin cancer specialist. 

Thermo Fisher aims to make next-gen sequencing more accessible to community hospitals

A new product from one of the largest companies involved in biotechnology product development has potential to enable community hospitals to adopt technology used to match tumors to highly targeted drugs. Their goal is to advance precision medicine in every clinical setting by enabling clinicians to leverage the power of comprehensive genomic information.


Greater Manchester, UK
  • £7.5 million
  • Led by GMHSCP and GMCA

The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) have collaborated to invest £7.5m in new technology innovation. They will support the development of new digital transformation so patients will have acces to their own health and wellbeing through a cutting-edge digital platform. 

Visionable, UK
  • £9.1 million
  • Led by West Hill Capital
Former NHS Manager, Alan Lowe who co-founded Visionable, a video collaboration platform, has raised £9.1m in funding. The raise was led by West Hill capital and the new investment values the company at £47,6m. The technology provides clinicians, paramedics and healthcare professionals with secure video conferencing designed for sharing clinical information and imaging.


Upcoming event: MEDICA - Düsseldorf (Germany) - 18 til 21 November 2019

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!

Reasons to be cheerful, PART 3:

The more private data doctors and scientists have on us, the better they will be able to treat us. 
Health Tech Innovator of the week
George Frodsham

George Frodsham, founder and CEO of MediSieve, created a medical device that uses a magnetic filter to target and remove infected cells, pathogens, toxins, or even viruses directly from a patient’s bloodstream. The ability to precisely extract unwanted disease causing substances in this way would revolutionise the treatment of deadly blood-borne diseases, benefiting patients and clinicians around the world. He won our 'Breakthrough Medical or Healthcare Device Award’ in the Beanstalks competition 2019. 
Find out more

Meet our partners

Imperial College London MedTech Society
As a society we aim to provide a collaborative platform for MedTech innovation at Imperial College London. We provide a place for students studying engineering, medicine and technology to come together, to network, form working groups and create the next big thing in the ever-growing MedTech industry! Find out more

Hanway Associates

Hanway Associates is a London-based consultancy specialising in cannabis research, market entry strategy, corporate advisory, and strategic communications. We provide services to help open and enter markets, build brands and grow clients’ networks. 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

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