Musing on Medtech in the Mediterranean

Tech.eu was recently at the Reflect Festival, held in beautiful Cyprus. the motto was “Where the history of the future will be shared”. The speakers included the first Android citizen Sophia, who, unfortunately, I didn’t have time to interview. The poet Max Stossel ended the two days with poems about our lives with technology and […]

Dutch startup Nori Health raises $670,000 for its digital coach for people with inflammatory bowel disease

Amsterdam-based healthech startup Nori Health has landed $670,000 in funding from an unnamed angel investor. The company has also reported that it’s completed a six-week trial of its AI-enhanced digital assistant for people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), namely Crohn’s disease and colitis. Founded in 2017 with the backing of an EU Horizon 2020 […]

Glofox lands $10 million Series A round for its gym management software

Glofox, the Irish-founded startup behind the eponymous fitness and gym management platform, have raised $10 million in a new financing round led by London-based Octopus Ventures. Partech, Notion Capital and Tribal VC also participated in the round. Founded in 2014, Glofox provides software services to boutique gym and fitness center owners, enabling them to more […]

Polish-founded healthcare platform DocPlanner raises €80 million

Healthcare platform DocPlanner founded in Poland has raised a funding round of €80 million led by One Peak Partners and Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing, with participation from existing investors Piton Capital and ENERN Investments. This round brings the total amount raised by the company to some €130 million. DocPlanner’s product includes an appointment booking […]

European Investment Bank lends up to €110 million to Dräger to boost its medical technology research and development efforts

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will lend up to €110 million to Dräger, a German company specialised in medical and safety technology. Founded in Lübeck in 1889 (yes you read that right), Dräger will use the fresh financing to fund R&D projects in medical technology targeting life-saving systems such as anaesthesia devices and ventilators. Jyrki […]