1 05, 2019

Mayo Clinic selects digital health startups for accelerator program 

By |2019-05-01T10:32:00+00:00May 1st, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hospitals|0 Comments

Minnesota-based health system Mayo Clinic selected six auspicious digital health startups for its MedTech Accelerator — a joint venture with Arizona State University for companies that raised at least$500,000 in seed funding rounds. Business Insider Intelligence The accelerator aids early stage medical device and healthcare tech startups raring to polish their products and bring them to commercial success. [...]

25 04, 2019

Hartford HealthCare, Trinity, UConn to launch Hartford medtech accelerator 

By |2019-04-25T10:26:06+00:00April 25th, 2019|Connecticut, Corporate, Hospitals|0 Comments

Hartford HealthCare, Trinity College and the UConn School of Business on Wednesday are expected to announce the launch a medical technology and digital health accelerator, which would join insurance and manufacturing startup programs that have launched in the Capital City in the past few years. The partners have chosen London-based Startupbootcamp to operate the new [...]

17 01, 2019

New Mayo Clinic-ASU MedTech Accelerator opens applications

By |2019-01-17T09:35:30+00:00January 17th, 2019|Accelerator/incubator, Hospitals|0 Comments

The Mayo Clinic-ASU MedTech Accelerator, a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University that is designed specifically for medical device and health care technology companies, is now accepting applications. The program, leveraging the resources and venture expertise of two innovative institutions, is designed for companies looking to take their business to the next level. Participants can expect to walk away [...]

14 02, 2018

[COA Member] University Hospitals Ventures looks to encourage innovation

By |2018-02-14T15:03:52+00:00February 14th, 2018|Hospitals, Ohio, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Looking to provide patients with complex, chronic diseases quicker access to costly medications, University Hospitals launched Specialty Pharmacy in 2016. It has become the first enterprise of UH Ventures, a new arm of the system that aims to develop business models leveraging existing capabilities and develop new revenue for the organization. And the new effort, [...]

10 01, 2018

New Stamford program aims to accelerate startups’ growth

By |2018-01-10T16:53:24+00:00January 10th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Hospitals|0 Comments

After making major progress last year, southwestern Connecticut’s newest business accelerator is aiming to maintain its momentum in 2018. Focused on enterprise-oriented startups, TechXel graduated last month its first group of businesses. Its founders say the early feedback from participants, mentors and speakers suggests that the initiative has established a promising model for helping entrepreneurs [...]

22 11, 2017

Mayo Clinic, ASU collaborate to seed and accelerate research

By |2017-11-22T14:11:15+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Arizona, Hospitals|0 Comments

In Silicon Valley, investors flock to back potentially disruptive new technology and apps — even if they are still in development. But the funding landscape is a little different for health research. Although novel ideas have great potential to radically improve health care and medicine, funding agencies usually choose to fund well-established research. This can [...]

8 11, 2017

Partners HealthCare raises $171 million to invest in early-stage life science companies

By |2017-11-08T15:34:46+00:00November 8th, 2017|Hospitals, Venture Fund|0 Comments

Partners HealthCare System announced today the closing of $171.1 million in capital to invest in early-stage life sciences companies, which are a critical segment of the state’s innovation economy. The funds raised include $66.1 million in outside capital for Partners Innovation Fund II and a $105 million commitment from Partners institutions to Partners Innovation Fund. [...]

6 11, 2017

Frazier Healthcare Partners raises $419M for life science venture fund, signaling huge interest in health investment 

By |2017-11-06T15:42:24+00:00November 6th, 2017|Hospitals|0 Comments

The U.S. healthcare system faces a myriad of challenges today, including uncertainty over federal regulation and shifting payer systems. You might expect that environment to give pause to many investors. But if Frazier Healthcare Partners’ latest round is any indication, investors aren’t wary of the health space — in fact, they’re chomping at the bit to get [...]

9 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic, Oxford to collaborate on research and innovation 

By |2017-10-09T14:21:57+00:00October 9th, 2017|Hospitals|0 Comments

Mayo Clinic is partnering with the University of Oxford, and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to boost medical research and patient care in all areas of innovation. The institutions will collaborate on research, teaching and clinical care to drive advances in medicine. “This transatlantic partnership will bring together leading researchers and clinicians from around [...]

22 03, 2017

NJBIZ Exclusive: Hackensack Meridian entering innovation and incubator space with $25M fund

By |2017-03-22T09:23:42+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Hospitals, New Fund Announcement, New Jersey|0 Comments

The board of Hackensack Meridian Health has approved a $25 million capital fund so the state’s second-largest health system can dive into the world of innovation and incubators, NJBIZ has learned. Hackensack Meridian officials said the effort is viewed as a new revenue stream as well as a way to elevate the organization onto a [...]