What Will I Learn?
Our immersion program is made up of sessions with leading companies operating at the forefront of major healthtech trends such as:
Diabetes management is among the most innovative fields in the healthcare sector, with a range of companies in the space building products and services to help people manage the condition. Omada Heath focuses on remote behavioral counselling to motivate changes in lifestyle. Glooko, meanwhile, is an insights platform for diabetes that supplies personalized information, while Intuity Medical develops blood glucose monitoring systems for diabetes management. Intuity Medical, Omada Health, Glooko, Bigfoot Biomedical, iHealth Labs, Calibra Medical, Asante Solutions
In the pharmaceuticals space innovations abound as a crop of startups vie to create and bring to market new drugs. TwoXAR is an artificial-intelligence drug discovery company while Tricida is a late-stage pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing a drug to fight kidney disease. PaxVax, meanwhile, is a vaccine startup developing oral vaccines that overcome the delivery hurdles of traditional injectable vaccines.
Nanotechnology, artificial intelligence and robotics are all coming together to create the next generation of medical devices. Whereas Onera builds wearables to combat sleep-related ailments, Notable is using natural language processing and voice recognition to automate and digitize physician-patient interactions. Zipline Medical, meanwhile, a startup with $56 miilion in venture funding, is developing and commercializing innovative tissue repair devices.
Wellness has become one of the fastest-growing trends in the health sector, with more and more early-stage companies catering to this market. Among them is Modern Health, a mental health platform for employers that want to reduce burnout and prevent staff turnover. Headspace is another startup in the wellness vertical; the company offers guided meditation sessions and mindfulness training. Livongo, meanwhile, is a digital health company that offers users real-time, personalized insights and support to help manage chronic conditions.