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 […]

Barcelona-based mental health startup Psious raises €8 million

Spain’s Psious, a VR startup that’s working on a platform for the treatment of mental health disorders, has raised €8 million in a funding round co-led by Sabadell Asabys, Caixa Capital Micro II, and Caixa Capital Tic II, with participation from Banc Sabadell and Carlos Gallardo. Psious plans to use the capital injections to complete […]

University of Zurich spin-off Vay Sports has launched its AI-powered digital fitness coach in beta

Vay Sports, a Zurich-based spin-off startup from UZH, the largest university in Switzerland, has launched a first digital fitness coach that uses computer vision and AI to provide real-time feedback on posture during workouts. Unlike conventional fitness apps, Vay Sports’ three co-founders says its solution uses computer vision technology and algorithms to create a computer […]

Tech.eu Podcast #52: Austria's startup plan, funding for Personio and YouDo, Mangrove's Mark Tluszcz and EU vs. Google (again)

Tech.eu Podcast #114: The UK wants to tackle “online harms”; telemedicine on the rise; events in May; Spotify and the music industry; interview with Tick’s Jessica Butcher

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the new proposal on how to tackle “online harms” from the UK’s DCMS, the goings-on in the telemedicine industry, the long list of events in the first weeks of May, and much more. We’ve also prepared an interview with Jessica Butcher, co-founder of Blippar and Tick.

Funding, support, and commercial partnerships: Bayer launches the stage-agnostic G4A program for health industry startups

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it’s independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, Bayer G4A. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on Tech.eu, read this and contact us if you’re interested in partnering with us. Of all the industries in which […]