health-care

Student-led health-tech incubator to launch at UC Berkeley

Not to be outdone by StartX, the accelerator loosely affiliated with Stanford University that officially opened the doors to its biotech lab last week, a group of UC Berkeley students are launching a new program to help health-tech entrepreneurship flourish on their own campus.

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Bayer HealthCare starts its own accelerator – and it’s better than you expected

Bayer HealthCare appears to be the first pharmaceutical company to have started its own accelerator. The company that made €18.924 million in turnover in 2013 “understands that innovation and healthcare cannot only be driven by the industry but also needs creativity,” said Christian Ullrich, Head of Marketing & Sales IT at Bayer HealthCare yesterday.

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Consumers are ready for a complete mobile health solution

From wearable fitness-trackers to sleep-monitoring applications, mobile is the place to go for those looking to improve their health and well-being. But the persistent lack of interoperability among today’s leading and emerging mobile health technologies has resulted in widespread frustration.

Med tech’s top 10 stories from 2012

With so much activity in this space, I sat down with Nate Gross, cofounder of RockHealth, to compile a list of the ten biggest health-tech stories that shocked and amazed us this year.