Sydney-based startup Brontech is one of the latests startups to utilise blockchain technology in a different way to fintechs. Unlike fintech startups Brontech is not moving money, giving loans or encrypting currency, instead they are using blockchain to build a platform that can establish trust and security in the healthcare system.
To improve the quality of life for seniors and their connections to family and friends is a new Melbourne healthtech startup Lumen. The startup is a communications system comprising of smart monitoring devices that provides a way for families to communicate, remotely monitor and provide immediate help if needed.
Health insurers nib, Bupa, and HBF band together to expand healthcare provider review platform Whitecoat
Health insurance providers nib, Bupa, and HBF have announced they are banding together to expand Whitecoat, a platform allowing consumers to search for and review healthcare providers.
Applications are now open for Westpac’s annual Innovation Challenge for startups to pitch their ideas for the next big innovation in healthcare.
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Curve Tomorrow launch incubator program for healthtech startups
The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Curve Tomorrow are launching Bytes4Health, a new incubator program of sorts giving two health and medtech startups the opportunity to embed themselves within the MCRI for four months.
Australian healthtech startups HealthcareLink and HealthEngine have announced a new strategic partnership, through which they aim to increase support for and the efficiency of healthcare and medical businesses.
MedAdvisor, the startup helping patients keep track of their medications, announces plans to list on the ASX
Australian virtual pharmacy startup MedAdvisor is preparing for a backdoor listing on the ASX after naming former private equity manager Robert Read as its new CEO.
Ask the Australian Government about our nation’s healthcare system and it will tell you that it is broken. From WellOne’s healthcare membership system to health job search platform HealthcareLink, the number of Australian startups that have emerged in the sector over the last few years confirms that there are quite a few problems to be solved.
Melbourne-based startup WellOne believes its healthcare membership system will relieve the pressure on the public health system and decrease instances where people neglect their health for financial reasons.
One of the most innovative wearable tech product to reach Australia is Hexoskin. Although founded in North America, Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Dean Delia and Mark Milanese have been able to secure the rights to distribute Hexoskin’s products across the Asia Pacific region.
Given the public healthcare sector is in a state of flux, there are a number of startups in the private sector (both locally and globally) playing a significant and constructive role in health promotion. Locally, one of the fastest growing HealthTech startups is Fitgenes.
Australian pharmaceutical company Janssen Australia is looking for innovation that will inspire Australians actively manage their health and wellbeing at every stage in their life.
Fail fast, try new things. This philosophy has been echoed by many entrepreneurs – including Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup and Michael Kordahi, developer evangelist at Microsoft. Although not all startups are comfortable with failure, the experts behind 1stAvailable.com.au have embraced the ‘fail fast’ philosophy and believe it has contributed to their success.
Named after the Greek Goddess of Radiant Good Health, AEGLE Life is set to disrupt the health care industry with their mobile and web-based applications that facilitate illness prevention, early detection and proactive intervention as opposed to reactive treatment.