#127: Why investors love healthtech 💌
The one minute healthtech roundup.
This week: Overdose tech gets deserved investment, first patient enrolled in endometriosis trial, and jockeys make their Pigeon debut.
News bites 🥪
💁 Researchers develop AI tool Sybil to predict lung cancer risk - The tool accurately predicts the risk of lung cancer for individuals with or without a significant smoking history.
𑗊 How technology will shape healthcare in 2023 - A great, high-level summary of changes that might actually happen.
💊 HealthTech nets £7.5m to tackle drug overdoses - Despite sounding like a Pokemon, PneumoWave are doing great, great things in the under-invested field of overdosing.
🧬 Biotech start-up announces first patient enrolled in endometriosis clinical trial - The developers believe the test will help drive the development of new therapeutics for endometriosis.
🥼 When M.D. is a Machine Doctor - Eric Topol could punch Pigeon in the wings and I’d still love his content. Fascinating piece on AI in healthtech.
❤️ Why investors love HealthTech businesses - Writing Pigeon in 2022 was easy. Find all the articles saying investment is down and point out it’s a blip. What is Pigeon supposed to do now it’s all happiness and sunshine? Say “I told you so”? That would be incredibly arrogant.
🫁 Organs on demand: 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023 - MIT takes a look at 10 breakthrough techs for 2023, including three from health/biotech.
🏇 The jockey, not the horse - How can talent strategy help startups attract both better talent, but also better investment? An exceptional piece from the good folks at Cavenagh Health.
What to listen to 🔊
🐦 Why investors love healthtech - Join Jess, Adama, Henry and special guest Dr Grant Nolan for this week’s Healthtech Pigeon podcast.
🔊 #287 Accelerating innovation in women's health, with Dr. Michelle Griffin - In this episode, James is joined by Dr. Michelle Griffin, a gynaecologist and healthcare consultant with a passion for women's health.
🎙SomX Healthtech Talks - Healthtech Talks is back, at Google’s St Pancras office, where an all-star panel will be discussing women's health.
🍸 Lindus Health, Health Tech Nerds and SomX Happy Hour - Combine your love of having a few shandies with your employment requirement to know stuff about medical regulation into one at least 50% fun-filled evening.
🏳️🌈 Creating Inclusive LGBTQIA+ Workplaces in BioTech - OUTbio’s excellent events are back.
🐐Account Executive, SomX - Voted the UK’s best healthtech communications company by me, just now, we’re looking for a new Account Exec. Creative or love press/PR? Into your healthtech? Apply away.
🧮 Research Analyst,Hardian Health - Hardian continue to grow, and now they’re after someone to analyse their research. Do you like analysis? Do you like research? Well then it’s a match made in heaven.
🎬 Product Director, Wellbeing Software - Ready to lead the product vision, strategy, experience and implementation of products of one of the UK’s most exciting healthtech companies?
🏭 Health Foundry - Looking to grow your company and reduce remote working? Health Foundry is a Waterloo based, specialised co working space for those within the digital health and tech community that works to support, connect and enable its members along the healthcare pipeline.