Tag: BioMed 2017

Your guide to BioMed 2017: OurCrowd medtech on the agenda

OurCrowd is a co-organizer of MIXiii BioMed 2017, the leading event in Israel’s life science industry, which brings together thousands of healthcare industry professionals from around the world to scope out Israeli and global biomed technologies.  BioMed provides insight into the latest research and the thinkers who will create the medtech solutions of tomorrow. Taking place in Tel Aviv from May 23-25, the event will feature a number of OurCrowd senior professionals as well as portfolio companies, including: Intendu’s Active Brain Trainer: Transforming Brain Health in Aging and Following Injury and Disease  (May 23) with Son Preminger, Founder & CEO of Intendu. Watch her speak about the company here. Technology and the Elderly (May 24) with Allen Kamer, managing partner of OurCrowd Qure, Israel’s first digital health fund. Watch the Digital Health panel led by Allen at the OurCrowd Summit. Robotics Role in Aging (May 24) with Dor Skuler, CEO of Intuition Robotics will speak on how the company’s social companion technology can positively impact the lives of older adults. Watch Dor speak on the Machine Intelligence panel at the OurCrowd Summit. Early detection of...

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Let it get to your head: In 2017, Israel’s on the brain tech scene

After decades of being at the forefront of life sciences, specifically in medical technology innovation, Israel is now leading the way in another area of health care and advancement: brain science. Already well known for research and developments in the areas of robotics, optics, immunology, pharma, early disease detection, and surgery, Israeli start-ups are now making significant strides in neurology. 2015, in fact, saw the launch of Israel’s first braintech accelerator, Brainnovations, operating out of Tel Aviv. Disruptions in the detection and treatment of brain-related disease and functionality are sorely needed, and companies around the world are emerging with solutions related to Alzheimer’s, Stem Cell Therapy, central nervous system diseases, psychiatric disorders and more. We’re excited about what we’re seeing in Israeli brain innovation, in particular. Here are a few companies developing solutions that address significant neurological issues: ElMindA was founded in 2006 with the vision of revolutionizing the management of brain disorders and injuries. They’ve developed the world’s first FDA-cleared neuronal functional assessment tool. EIMindA’s solution uniquely measures how different parts of the brain communicate by uploading measured...

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