🐦 #011: Oxford Nanopore lands £84.4M

The 1 minute healthtech roundup

Hey friends,

This week in healthtech, Oxford Nanopore raises £84.4M, IBM launches blockchain-powered health pass and when senior citizens are early adopters…

News Bites 🥪

🧬 Oxford Nanopore Technologies raises £84.4M

👨🏽‍🦳 When senior citizens are early adopters

📝 Remote scribe startup Augmedix raises $25M

🤖 IBM Watson Health to launch blockchain-powered Digital Health Pass

👶 Birth control startup Natural Cycles adds wearable support

What to Listen to 🔊

The Health-tech Podcast — #141: The Story of Oribiotech with Jason Foster

Jason Foster is the CEO of OriBiotech; a London and New Jersey-based innovator changing the game in cell and gene therapy manufacturing…

The Health Foundation Podcast — How to be health secretary with Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt

With the challenges of the pandemic holding the world’s attention, what would Hunt have done differently? And what are the key lessons for government as we enter a new phase of the pandemic?

Opportunities 💴

1️⃣ Babylon are looking for a Senior Product Designer

2️⃣ Big Health want a UK Partnerships Lead

3️⃣ Huma are hiring a Deployment Strategist

Got a story? An opportunity? Send us a note at pigeon@somx.co.uk and we’ll let the healthtech community know.

That’s it, until next time 👋 


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