10th July 2019
Close collaborations will be developed with Toronto, Montréal and Tel Aviv
Project partners from Canada and Israel have selected ten highly innovative companies to participate in the GoGlobal EIT Health Accelerator Programme in 2018.
Of these companies, eight have chosen Canada as their next international strategic market, while the other two will travel to Israel to benefit from the worldwide reknown hub of innovation.
INVIVOX (Canada): Invivox is a global platform, connecting physicians for on-site, peer-to-peer medical training. Medical experts can easily create and publish training courses on the Invivox platform. Invivox will then promote the courses through digital targeted campaigns.
Invivox will also handle the logistics for a peer-to-peer training for registrants:
- Online Registration & Payment of the training
- Transport to the location of the training and accommodation
- Post-training certificate sent to registrants
- Post-training evaluation form sent to experts.
Invivox clears all the logistics obstacles!
VIRTUALISURG (Canada): VirtualiSurg works with well-known surgeons and develops training support tools aimed at all surgical block staff. The method is to integrate the knowledge, the know-how and the behaviour of expert surgeons, who have many years of professional practice. Our modules foster the mastery of an operative technique and medical devices. As such, VirtualiSurg contributes to strengthen the safety of the surgical practice.
DATAFORLIFE (Canada): Data For Life is a plug & play medical monitoring solution through a biometric shirt.
Our textile seamlessly embeds 17 medical grade sensors that allow physicians to monitor every level of their patients’ physiology remotely and over long periods of time. Powerful machine-learning algorithms based on our data sets enable the detection of early physiological patterns of cardiac insufficiency and respiratory distresses.
ORMOSYS (Canada): Ormosys is a holistic dynamic body analysis system. The results are useful for doctors, podiatrist and chiropractors for diagnostic, therapy – treatment plan and for prescription. The report is also useful for manufacturing holistic – dynamic customized orthotics and sandals. Intelligence derived from combining human gait analysis and other holistic and dynamic measurements transform ordinary people
into extraordinary performers.
ADSCIENTIAM (Canada): Ad Scientiam is a French start-up specialised in mHealth and incubated in one of the leading research hospitals in Europe (Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris). ADS is distributing MSCopilot, a mobile medical application on Multiple Sclerosis, where patients assess the evolution of their disease on their own through regular tests on their smartphones (cognitive, dexterity, ambulation, vision) and in their home environment. MSCopilot is a Class 1, CE-marked, software medical device, distributed since November 2017 to French patients from iOS and Android platforms. It was developed with the support of a Scientific Committee of 11 MS experts, numerous MS patient advocacy groups, and in partnership with Roche. In parallel, ADS has a strong R&D pipeline (resistant depression, Parkinson’s, rheumatoid arthritis…). Its priority is now to expand into Europe and in the US, through research and distribution projects with corporate and academic partners.
CARDILINK (Israel): CardiLink enables remote monitoring and location tracking of medical devices in full compliance with the Medical Device Regulations and European General Data Protection Regulation. The CardiLink solution enables manufacturers to perform active postmarket surveillance and therefore to pro-actively gather lifetime data about their devices in the field. The customers of the medical devices greatly benefit by reduced down-times, better and faster support and increased efficiency which enables cost reduction
WELLO – ART DYNASTY (Israel): Wello.ai is an Artificial Intelligence platform in nutrition for overweight kids, that can change the way families understand and relate to their health. A better, happier and longer life for the entire family. The Wello platform aims to be the digital engine and source of validated information in nutrition and healthy lifestyle. While providing credible source of information regarding nutrition and sources of fresh and healthy food, Wello is helping parents create healthy meal plans for their children. The platform also motivates and evaluates health progress in every family, using AI and advice from professional nutritionists alongside location-based recommendations for healthy food. The Wello platform is developed by Art Dynasty, a mobile app developer.
DYNSEO (Canada): DYNSEO develops a tablet-based app to stimulate seniors, prevent cognitive impairments and dementia such as Alzheimer’s and maintain a social link. Through our Worldwide nursing homes competition, DYNSEO has started collaborating with senior facilities in Canada.
LIBHEROS (Canada): libheros, founded by a former nurse, is the leading online booking platform for medical homecares through the following dedicated solution:
- https://libheros.fr for patients and/or family caregivers to easily book online medical homecares
- libheros PRO for medical homecare professionals (e.g. nurses, physiotherapist, …), that includes an online booking system and facilitates their day-to-day work
- libheros COORDINATION for doctors, hospitals and other actors from the healthcare ecosystem, such as e.g. home healthcare programme providers, to facilitate the organisation and coordination of patients’ medical homecares
Based on identified needs from healthcare professionals, libheros recently launched a brand new product: libheros NETWORK – the first digital networking solution and chat system dedicated to healthcare professionals.
METACOACHING (Canada): Meta-Coaching has developed a unique digital coaching to address major chronic conditions like insomnia, stress and anxiety, eating behaviour and weight loss. Our programmes are based on robust scientific methods (Cognitive Behavioral Therapies) and use AI to provide highly personalised interactions. Co-construction with renowned medical experts and hospitals provides unique excellence. Therasomnia.com, our CBT Programme for primary insomnia proved 83% success during clinical trials at CHRU de Montpellier. This programme recommended today by several Sleep Clinics in France. Our programmes are now available through more than 30 health insurance companies, among them Matmut, Axa, Maaf, MGC, GMF.
The GoGlobal Programme will offer companies a comprehensive pathway:
- Preparatory workshops for Canada and Israel during the European medtech event MEDFIT taking place during 26-27 June in Strasbourg, France. It will be an opportunity for companies to meet the local partners and have a first level understanding of the local market opportunities
- A one week immersion programme for the targeted market to access and meet qualified stakeholders and understand market access opportunities
- The final event will take place during the MEDICA Fair in Dusseldorf on 14-17 November where companies will share their experiences and benefits from an international visibility.
Click here to visit the GoGlobal Programme web page.