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  • Future of Healthcare - Bridging the Care Gap

    Technology is disrupting healthcare just as it has in so many other areas of life. New players and new approaches are proliferating but while the changes may seem dazzlingly diverse there is a single, underlying driving force. Digital transformation in healthcare has many elements: health data privacy, ethical AI, IOT solutions, many brought to the market by new disruptors. These are all valuable elements of transformation, but ultimately they are steering to a single goal; empathetic care of the empowered patient. 

    Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • The Science and Technology Behind Healthy Ageing

    In Singapore, life expectancy has risen to about 85 years, and by 2030, it has been predicted that one in four Singaporeans will be aged 65 and above. It is undeniable that Singapore will have a rapidly ageing population; hence, it is imperative to encourage citizens to be as healthy and active as possible.

    Topics: Artificial Intelligence / Deep Learning / Machine Learning / Robotics, MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • Startup Stories: The Life Cycle of Medical Device Development

    Scientifically based disease prevention and health promotion have been made possible by the numerous scientific and technological advances that have redefined medicine in the 21st century. One of the critical influences in this process is the development and use of new medical devices. As in other areas of technological advancement, the benefits of new medical devices are not without cost and a lengthy regulatory process.

    Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • Therapeutic Investability: Who Shall Be Invited to Dance?

    In the first half of 2019, the total new money entering the Asia Pacific HealthTech sector was US$2.5 billion across 140 deals. And the second quarter of 2019 was the 8th consecutive $1 billion or more quarter for HealthTech in Asia. While the number of deals is going down, the individual deals are getting larger and more likely to be in later-stage companies (Galen Growth Asia 2019 Half Year Asia HealthTech Landscape report).

    Topics: Investments, MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • Healthcare AI for a Rapidly Ageing Singapore

    Singapore, like many other Asian and European countries, is in demographic trouble. With a rapidly ageing population that is living longer, there is an increasing need to provide additional medical services beyond the status quo.

    Topics: Artificial Intelligence / Deep Learning / Machine Learning / Robotics, MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • Looking into 2020 - Opportunities in Deep Tech

    Presented by SGInnovate and Ecosystm, this event will look at some of the trends that are going to shape the areas of AI, Cybersecurity, Cities of the Future and MedTech in 2020.

    Topics: Artificial Intelligence / Deep Learning / Machine Learning / Robotics, MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech, Others

  • APACMed-MedTech Innovator Holiday Reception @ BASH

    During this holiday reception, APACMed and MedTech Innovator will be sharing milestones underpinning this partnership in the past 12 months. Hear directly from the Founders of this first MedTech Innovator cohort, their MedTech Corporate Mentors; as well as MedTech Innovator finalists who participated in the inaugural APACMed Connected Care Innovation Showcase at MedTech Forum.

    Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech, Startups

  • SDG Innovate: Science and Technology for Sustainable Development

    Creating knowledge and understanding through science equips us to find solutions to today’s acute economic, social and environmental challenges and to achieving sustainable development and greener societies. From high-tech systems that allow farmers to predict yield and waste to recyclable food packaging material, technology is being harnessed to overcome challenges such as climate change, pollution and the over-consumption of resources.

    Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • Conversations on the Translational Immunotherapy Landscape

    The time has come when our dramatically increased knowledge of the human immune system is finally being exploited into novel and exciting therapies in various diseases.

    Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • The Future of Medical Innovation

    Most people would agree that technology has the potential to bring about tremendous improvements to healthcare delivery. However, to date, digital innovation has brought as much change as it did hype and unrealistic expectations. Artificial Intelligence is but an enabler – among many enablers – that can lead to more precise therapies and more efficient care.

    Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • The Cell Therapy Revolution

    Join us on the 21st of this month as we explore the exciting field of cell therapies, including CAR-T and TCR-T cell therapies which display great potential to transform cancer treatment. This event will feature a keynote address by Novartis providing an overview of the topic of cell therapy and global developments in this area. A panel discussion by experts in the field will then delve into the details of the future promise of these therapies as well as current challenges in the field that may still need to be overcome.

    Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech

  • From Scientist to Entrepreneurial Scientist: The Creation of BioTech Companies

    Countless scientists are working on BioTech innovations in research laboratories globally, but how many of these scientists actually take their innovations out of the lab? According to Tech Crunch, BioTech companies were historically built by BioTech venture capital firms who founded and built the companies themselves. However, scientific founders leading the charge for bio companies are becoming the norm these days – scientists have become entrepreneurial scientists. 

    Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech, Startups