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Can we finally use technology to promote the well-being of people living with dementia?

What is dementia? Dementia is an umbrella term that covers a range of medical conditions that cause cognitive deterioration beyond that of normal ageing. This deterioration is severe enough to cause those who suffer from it, to require assistance for basic daily functions. Dementia is all too often linked to memory loss and grief about … Read more

Digital health law in Germany opens up a market of 73m users for digital therapeutics companies

digital health law opens up market of 73m users in Germany

Digital health reimbursement starts as of 2020 Hurray, the largest European market is finally opening up for digital health entrepreneurs! Starting from 2020, over 73 million Germans in the public health system can now get digital health apps prescribed and refunded. The ‘digital health law’ making this huge step into modernity possible for German patients … Read more

Are you a digital health start-up?

Are you a digital health start-up? Do you have a creative, highly innovative, patient focused project or idea that you are willing to develop in the dermatology area? Are you open to being located in Barcelona? The Digital Garden powered by Almirall is looking for you! Join the Start-up Competition and be one of the selected start-ups to … Read more

The rise of FemTech in Europe: stronger and here to stay

Their customer base is more than half of the world population. They develop health solutions for the ones being most affected by ageing and health issues. And they are aware of the fact that working females spend 29 per cent more per capita on healthcare compared to males in the same age group. I’m talking about … Read more

The Belgian digital health ecosystem in 2017

the Belgian digital health ecosystem in 2017

Healthtech is a broad sector note: this article was first published in january 2018. This is an updated version of september 2019 (1).  Worldwide, HealthTech or digital health is one of the top sectors for startups and scaleups. In general, we speak of HealthTech referring to companies that use software or data to improve efficiency and … Read more

CVC in healthcare: 10 leading corporate venturing funds

10 international corporate venturing funds

CVC in healthcare keeps on growing this year. Corporate companies innovate their healthcare products and business models and love to cooperate with startups to do so. And all kinds of companies have their own corporate venturing funds investing in healthcare. If you are interested in corporate venturing examples in our industry, I’ve selected some of … Read more

Corporate companies love to cooperate with healthcare startups

Corporate companies love to cooperate with startups, definitely in healthcare. It helps them to steer their business into new directions and mitigate slow development. And the nature of this cooperation can be very different: from technology partnerships to startup competitions, their own cv fund and all that lies in between. So, as corporate venturing in … Read more

Euroquity: open investment platform with a keen interest in healthcare

Are you a healthcare company looking for investors and/or partners? Then it’s definitely worth registering at the Euroquity platform. This neutral and free platform was founded over 10 years ago now, in 2008, by French top health and life sciences venture capitalist BPI France.    The Euroquity platform is open to all entrepreneurs and investors, … Read more

AXA first to launch teleconsultation to over 50k Belgians

Insurance company AXA announced to start with teleconsultations in the Belgian market as from 1 July 2019. More than 50 000 Belgians, all customers of AXA’s health insurance, will get free access to the service. AXA and its service partner company AXA Partners already have over 5 years experience with teleconsultations in France. Just a … Read more

Fuel for your health entrepreneurship ideas

Book Cover basics to grow in health

I’m happy to tell you the ebook ‘Basics to grow in health‘ is online now. What can you expect? Expect a practical guide giving fuel to your healthcare entrepreneurship ideas. It will help to grow your health care business and scale up your health innovations. Expect many sources and tools to use during your health … Read more

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