HealthTech Rising Midwest
Held on : June 11, 2015
Contributers : More than 150 Inventors Entrepreneurs, Healthtech Executives and Healthcare Providers.
An industry panel, The Midwest and the Future of HealthTech, featured leaders from the Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Preventice, Apervita and Jump Capital. Attendees were provided with advice on raising capital, finding the right investor/startup company relationship and perspectives on the value of the Midwestern health tech ecosystem.
The MATTER Company Showcase featured five emerging health tech companies competing in the final round of the HealthTech Rising Pitch Competition. Resonance Medical was chosen as the overall winner by the audience and a panel of judges that included leaders from Tigerlabs, Allscripts Solutions Development, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Vilicus Ventures, UPMC Enterprises, 7wire Ventures and Topping Capital. Resonance Medical is commercializing a proprietary software upgrade for cochlear implants that promises to dramatically improve hearing and battery life with the goal of better connecting people with each other and with their world.
It is interesting to see the future of wearable technology and how it is developing as a basic necessity for day to day activities and businesses, however with the technology world changing rapidly the complete wonders of tech gadgets are yet to be seen..
One larger provider was tackling analytics on a large scale – investing a high-performance data warehouse solution and getting a head start organizing data by leveraging a 3rd-party healthcare data model
The IoT concept has firmed its footprints in all industries by multiple technology advancements and healthcare is no different..
Top 8 healthtech trends of 2016..