Category Archives: Start ups

Health Informatics Society of Ireland Annual Conference 2014

The 19th HISI Annual Conference and Scientific Symposium will be held over two days, on 19-20 November 2014 in Dublin Castle Conference Centre. The agenda will focus on “how technology is changing healthcare, and applying its uses for the enhancement of service delivery and patient car

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Kildare company HealthComms making inroads in Australian Healthcare Market

Kildare company HealthComms has signed a contract for its MyHomeReach software, with an organisation in Melbourne, which brings the number of users of its MyHomeReach software in Australia to 500. The company aims to increase this to 50,000 over the next two years. The HealthCo

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MoMo Belfast – Wearables Event

Sponsored by Intel Services, Mobile Mondays Belfast is having a free event on the “fast-expanding pool of wearable devices that will one day topple the smartphone off its pedestal”

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Irish physiotherapist develops Parkinson’s app

An app to help people with Parkinson’s Disease has been developed. By using an auditory cue it can overcome one of the symptoms of Parkinson’s

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Belfast-based start-up Sensum gets £600k for device that can read minds

A company which employs skin sensor technology to monitor the impact of marketing and advertising has just received investment topping £600,000. Neuromarketing pioneer Sensum has secured early-stage funding to help advertisers gauge the effectiveness of their campaigns through new-age technological … Continue reading

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New Irish tech company wins pilot to replace hospital pagers with new app

One Irish startup has won a pilot with the largest hospital in the country to replace doctors’ pagers in hospitals. Read more: The Independent

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Device to help children with Cystic Fibrosis wins Health Hack

The overall winning solution at the Health Hack Dublin event over the weekend was a device linked to a CFit iOS game aimed at helping children with Cystic Fibrosis to do vital exercise. The winning team ‘Kipster’ created a solution that … Continue reading

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Tech Companies Wanted to Develop ECG Monitoring System

– Call for expressions of Interest – The opportunity: The vision for this Connected Health initiative is to develop an ECG (electrocardiogram) monitoring system that enables ECG images and data to be wirelessly transmitted from ambulance/patient locations to the Emergency and … Continue reading

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Report launched on boosting the economy through health innovation

Health and Social Care is a significant driver for innovation and growth in Northern Ireland, a major new report has found. ‘The Economy and Jobs Initiative Task and Finish Group’ report was launched on Wednesday evening by Health Minister Edwin Poots … Continue reading

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Cork tech event to focus on robotics, cloud and big data

Not-for-profit tech industry group it@cork is hosting a technology summit in Cork this Wednesday to home in on future trends in areas such as cloud computing, robotics, big data and digital media. Dubbed the European Technology Summit, the event will feature … Continue reading

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HealthXL Accelerator

Today is your last chance to apply to the HealthXL Global Gathering Challenge for a fantastic opportunity to pitch at HealthXL Global Gathering 2013 in Dublin May 30th before 300 investors and influencers, including Darren Hite, John Nosta, Ashifi Gogo … Continue reading

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Making Connected Health a reality

This month’s Ulster Business contains a feature article about some ‘Connected Health’ developments in Northern Ireland.

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TMED Health Hack to explore digital solutions

The 5th Annual Translational Medicine Conference (TMED5) will take place on 2-3rd May this year. TMED5 will explore the challenges of delivering healthcare to an ageing population and showcase novel approaches in both disease prevention and management. The Conference will be preceded on … Continue reading

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HealthHack Dublin in association with eHealthWeek

Health Hack Dublin weekend brings together doctors, nurses, developers, designers, and other “geeks who love Healthcare” to create solutions to problems in the health space. Health hack events are ongoing and enjoy the support of prominent health care and technology … Continue reading

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Some recent start-up news in Irish health-tech …

  Esri Ireland wins digital health contest with its GIS expertise Esri Ireland, a software and services organization based in Dublin that specializes in geographic information systems (GIS) participated in a new digital health project that was launched by the Digital Hub … Continue reading

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