Category: MedTech, HealthTech

Zuellig Pharma to invest in a $50 M innovation lab for health tech solutions

Singapore: Healthcare service provider Zuellig Pharma officially launched its innovation centre Zuellig Health Solutions, which will be housed at Zuellig Pharma’s current office.

EDBI, Philips to co-invest in high-potential digital health startups

Singapore: Government investment vehicle EDBI and Dutch consumer technology giant Royal Philips said they will accelerate their joint investment alliance and co-invest in high-potential digital health companies.

HCF and Slingshot announce most diverse HCF Catalyst cohort yet

Australia: HCF, Australia’s leading not-for-profit health fund and corporate Startup accelerator Slingshot have selected seven Startups and five Scaleups from more than 200 applicants and 45 Pitch Day finalists.

Bennet, Coleman & Co. invests ~$1.5M in India’s Airmed Path Labs

India: Airmed Path Labs, a home-service health-test platform, has raised about Rs 10 crore from Bennet Coleman and Co. Ltd.’s (BCCL) investment arm Brand Capital to help fund its expansion and strengthen its brand.

HCF’s healthtech accelerator is looking for more startups

Australia: Health fund HCF’s startup accelerator, HCF Catalyst, is looking for new ideas for the sector, announcing the return of the program for 2017.

GE Healthcare launches its first healthcare accelerator

India: GE Healthcare, the healthcare technology division of GE, has launched the company’s first healthcare accelerator, five.eight, aimed at improving healthcare outcomes for developing economies.

A*Star to launch Singapore’s first open innovation lab

Singapore: The first-of-its-kind A*START Central, which will be formally launched on Sept 21, already has 10 medtech, biotech and Internet startups on board

Braun co-invests in Trendlines’ Medtech incubator in Singapore

B. Braun will invest in Trendlines Medical Singapore and along with Trendlines, support the development of portfolio companies, and actively consider follow-on investment opportunities in portfolio companies

Malaysia’s CREST & Microsoft to setup Health Innovation Hub in Malaysia

Malaysia: A new memorandum of agreement in Malaysia will drive digital healthcare innovation, according to industry catalyst CREST (Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science & Technology) and cloud productivity company Microsoft.

Clearbridge Accelerator & Cambridge Consultants partner to help MedTech startups

Singapore: The aim is to fast-track the commercialisation of innovative ideas, ranging from breakthrough diagnostic and surgical technology to cutting-edge connected devices.