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The next evolution of wearable tech for personalised health.
Jul 20, 2020

The next evolution of wearable tech for personalised health.

New wearable technology is under development to help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes – the world’s fastest growing chronic condition.

Helping premature babies breathe.
Apr 04, 2020

Helping premature babies breathe.

The breathing support that clinicians give to babies born prematurely plays a critical role in their survival, length of stay in neonatal intensive care and long-term health. Melbourne-based startup, Ventora Medical is developing a device that will help clinicians to administer this vital breathing support with greater precision.

Alleviating pain from injections
Jan 17, 2020

Alleviating pain from injections

As a Clinical Nurse Specialist, NeedleCalm Pty Ltd Director, Lauren Barber, saw first-hand the pain and anxiety experienced by patients undergoing needle-related procedures.

A new painless, blood-free way for diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels.
Dec 20, 2019

A new painless, blood-free way for diabetics to monitor blood glucose levels.

After witnessing her mother live with diabetes for 35 years, Dr Amutha Devi Kumar was inspired to bring together a team to create the world’s first totally non-invasive, data-driven and affordable blood glucometer.

Ensuring care continuity for people with mental health conditions.
Nov 17, 2019

Ensuring care continuity for people with mental health conditions.

Cogniant is a novel mobile app that uses digital phenotyping to make proactive mental health diagnoses and bring early intervention benefits to large patient populations.

New test for infection to improve patient quality of life and outcomes.
Nov 07, 2019

New test for infection to improve patient quality of life and outcomes.

Driven to improve quality of life and outcomes for cancer patients, one startup has created a simple test that can quickly and sensitively detect infections – helping patients to access the care they need, when they need it.