More digital health start-up businesses who are looking to accelerate their growth have joined the Serendip® Digital Health quarter in Birmingham.
Part of Innovation Birmingham’s Serendip® Smart Cities Incubator programme, there are four sector-specific Serendip® ‘quarters’, with the Digital Health quarter delivered by Innovation Birmingham in collaboration with the WMAHSN. Within these challenge-led incubators, the commercial partners help to mentor qualifying early stage tech companies and may, in turn, become customers or distribution channels for the start-ups.
Aptvision, Give Vision, Aston Smartlight Ltd and PharmacyFace will join existing tenants Kaido, Data Umbrella and MedStars, taking advantage of the expertise and facilities offered as part of the Serendip® start-up incubator programme. The companies will now benefit from free high-tech office space for six months, mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs, specific start-up and innovation focused workshops, access to 6m+ wide presentation wall and access to more than 140 evening and networking events per year, based at Innovation Birmingham’s iCentrum building.
Aston Smart Light Ltd focuses on the development of advanced medical technology to continuously monitor the state of human health and will potentially aid in the development of fast and affordable body control without specialist knowledge. Their inventions relate to non-invasive devices that are suitable for simultaneous monitoring of body condition, and they can also provide a range of the medical diagnostic devices for conditions including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes-related cardiovascular complications, ophthalmology and cancer, for distribution and use in the NHS.
Aptvision is a leading provider of comprehensive radiology software for diagnostic imaging. Using only state-of-the-art technologies, they have developed and successfully introduced a wide range of industry unique products and features of excellent quality designed closely with radiology operations specialists.
Give Vision's SightPlus is a revolutionary electronic glasses that allow people with visual impairment to actually see again. It is a wearable, hands-free, portable device that uses state-of-the-art technology to enhance remaining sight and bring the world back into focus, allowing people to recognise text and objects in the distance, read or watch TV comfortably, see faces from across the room or simply sit in the park and watch life come back into focus.
Easy to use software which enables independent and regional pharmacies to increase revenues while providing better patient-interactions from start to finish, PharmacyFace makes it easier for pharmacists to deliver preventative healthcare, interventions and self-management support, building customer loyalty and positive outcomes. Their appointment platform enables patients to take control of their community healthcare appointments 24/7 while delivering cost-savings and greater patient exposure to the pharmacy.
To apply for Serendip®, please visit the Innovation Birmingham website. Applications will remain open while spaces are available.
For additional information on the Meridian health innovation exchange, visit Meridian.