This week, Matt Hancock pledges £50M for AI to improve disease diagnosis, Elon Musk unveils a demo of his brain-machine interface and Fitbit shows how its trackers can identify COVID-19 before symptoms take hold.
News Bites 🥪
Startup Cash 💰
Innovate UK Smart Grant: Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million to deliver disruptive R&D innovations that can significantly impact the UK economy.
What to Listen to 🔊
Graeme Cox has led multiple startups from initiation to exit, acting both as CEO and CTO. His latest company, emteq labs, uses VR, multiple biometrics and machine learning to quantify human emotion.
With this week’s Neuralink demo, you might enjoy this deep dive interview with Elon Musk. Lex is an AI researcher at Stanford — so he asks all the right questions 💯
That’s it, until next time 👋
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