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GIANT Health, in partnership with The Health-Tech Innovation LABS, bring you the weekly "INDUSTRY UPDATE: Innovation in Healthcare Technology", providing a valuable summary of the latest European and Israeli-focussed healthcare technology news, events, finance deals, and recruitment opportunities.  

If you wish to provide us with relevant content please send me an email.

If you missed The GIANT Health Event 2016, see here for some just-released footage.
 
Research Funding Opportunity
Oxford University Innovation Ltd (OUI), a research commercialisation company, partners with Evotec AG, a drug discovery organisation to form LAB282 a public- private partnership. OUI will be used by Oxford University to source new projects. OSI will provide funding with Evotec providing drug discovery expertise and platforms to develop projects. Researchers can apply for awards of up to £250k.

Headlines

Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint Development Capital exits Phlexglobal
investment
A big investment company have left Phlexglobal.
NHS
NIHR grant received for testing of cancer diagnostic tools
cancer
An NIHR grant has been received for the testing of cancer diagnostic tools.
The Guardian
The doctor on your Xbox? The NHS needs more digital ambition
NHS
The NHS should use the latest technology to its full advantage.
Medical Express
Researchers create exact 3-D models of patients' heart valves to assist cardiologists
biology, new reasearch
Researchers have created exact 3-D models of patients' heart valves.
Dr. Axe
Top 10 Medical Innovations to Watch Out for in 2017
new medical innovations
Here are the Top 10 medical innovations to watch out for in 2017.
Fast Company
An Exoskeleton For The Elderly

new technology
Superflex wants to redesign the DARPA exoskeleton technology for the aging mainstream.

Events

Digital Health World Congress 2017
23rd - 24th May, 2017 | London, United Kingdom
View the latest developments in digital health at this event in London.


ISPO Europe
5th - 8th February, 2017 | Munich, Germany
See the latest products from the categories of performance sports, health and fitness, sourcing, skiing and outdoor activities at this trade show in Germany.


GIANT Health Event 2017
17th - 19th 
October, 2017 | London, UK
ONLY 100 EARLY BIRD TICKETS will be released for GIANT 2017 - Click here to claim your ticket



Here are some highlights from GIANT 2016: 

Precision Medicines

A brief overview of Precision Medicines by Ansar Jawaid

Tackling cancer via technology

Jorge Cortell talks about how we can tackle cancer through the use of technology


Fundraising

Aleva Neurotherapeutics SA - $18m / £12m
BB Biotech Ventures
Aleva-Neuro

ADVANCED ONCOTHERAPY - $35m / £26.8m
London Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange

DefiniGEN - $2.3m / £1.5m
University of Cambridge Enterprise
University of Cambridge Enterprise

MIRICO - $1.2m / £1m
Midven
PRWeb

Pertinax - $490k / £400k
Mercia
Mercia


Health-Tech Community

Heroes of Health-Tech Innovation
Manoj Ramachandran, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Honorary Reader at Barts Health NHS Trust


Dr. Manoj Ramachandran, a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at The Royal London Barts Health NHS Trust, is a Honorary Reader and Director of Clinical Strategy in the Institute of Bioengineering, Queen Mary University, London. Manoj is also Co-founder of the deep learning in healthcare imaging technology start up viz.ai (Stanford, California and London, England).

Doctorpreneurs
Doctorpreneurs are the global community for doctors, medical students and individuals interested in healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship.
Twitter: @doctorpreneurs
Website: http://www.doctorpreneurs.com/


Recruitment

Salus Digital has an opening for:
'Clinical Portal Consultant' in the United Kingdom.

' A leading advisory firm has an immediate requirement for someone with experience of running a clinical portal procurement. This is a lucrative “first of kind” opportunity with genuine long term options.'

Click here to find more about this opportunity.

See http://salusdigital.net/ and https://twitter.com/salusdigital 


Do you have a job vacancy you'd like submitted, or a piece of interesting news you'd like added to the next newsletter?

Are you looking for a job in the Healthcare Technology Sector?

Please send me an email.

Best wishes,

Barry Shrier
Founder - The GIANT Health Event and The Health-Tech Innovation LABS
+44 7776 132 517
@Barry_HealthTec
We are writing to you because we consider you an important member of the international community of all those dedicated to promoting innovation in healthcare technology.  











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