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What are the challenges facing UK healthcare in 2017, and how can entrepreneurs and start-ups can bring new solutions to them? With the support of the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator, MSD and Wayra are hosting an event with keynote from Jonathon Gray, CEO of South West AHSN, visiting fellow of the Kings Fund and Green Templeton College, Oxford, and a global ambassador for Hillary Institute for Leadership. Clinical Director of DigitalHealth.London Accelerator company Babylon Health, Dr Umang Patel, will also share his experience of scaling a start-up within the NHS; followed by a panel discussion focusing on how startups might help solve some of the NHS’ challenges.
Scale | Health is a scale-up programme that provides the missing link between decision makers in public and private sector health and the small business ecosystem. Over the next six months, the programme will be delivered in collaboration, leveraging the combined network of PwC, Digital Catapult and DigitalHealth.London to ensure potential customers, partners and investors meet the scale-ups that are set to transform the future of health through scaleable innovation. Learn more and register your interest here.
We are delighted to have been commissioned by RYSE Asset Management LLP to provide screening and evaluation of promising early stage digital health businesses. Using our extensive networks and market knowledge of the health and care sector, we will assess the feasibility of, and the clinical needs met by companies, with a view to introducing a small number of them to the firm.
With a huge amount going on in the digital health space this month, Yinka Makinde, Programme Director for DigitalHealth.London recaps on recent events in the digital health "ecosystem", her study tour to Denmark, and her three key concerns in the approaching months.
Amazing news from DigitalHealth.London Accelerator company Echo, which has announced it has raised £7m in venture capital financing, led by White Star Capital. The funds will be used to expand the use of the app, which helps people to manage their medication and order repeat prescriptions for delivery.
Want to know more about navigating the NHS to sell and scale your health innovation? Join us on at the GIANT Health Event, where we'll be running discussions, presentations, and Q&A sessions on topics from GDPR, to getting your innovation approved, and getting your product onto the NHS apps library. Sign up to attend and use code "Digital.Health.Ldn_half-price" to get a 50% discount on tickets.
The London Co-Investment Fund is founded and managed by Funding London and Capital Enterprise. It has raised £25m from the Mayor of London’s Growing Places Fund to co-invest in seed rounds between £250,000- £1,000,000, led by our selected co-investment partners. The London Co-investment Fund is looking to invest in high growth tech, science and digital startups […]
The NHS is being asked to become increasingly innovative in how it uses its restricted resources both in terms of money and man power, against an ever growing demand on the system. One of the channels to innovation is through technology. Some NHS organisations seek out existing technologies in the market place, procure and implement. Whilst others prefer to build in-house, generating Intellectual Property.
Matching skills with need – bringing clinicians and entrepreneurs together to drive innovation It is not news to anyone that the NHS and healthcare is facing a multitude of challenges. Innovation has a real part to play in addressing some of these, and clinicians working together with start-ups, SMEs and entrepreneurs can be a powerful […]