Tech / healthcare partnerships: brave new world or false dawn?

News this week (1st May) that Gilead has inked a partnership with Alphabet subsidiary Verily is proof of the growing appetite tech and life science companies for working together. But, for all the lofty ambitions expressed in the business news pages, these companies are fundamentally different in many ways – not least in how they communicate. 

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Survival of the fittest: humanity vs. bacteria

Can you imagine a world without effective antibiotics where an infected cut, chemotherapy treatment or a routine operation such as having your appendix removed could be life threatening? In 1928 Alexander Fleming revolutionised the field of medicine through his accidental discovery of penicillin – the world’s first antibiotic. Antibiotics are now one of the most

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Unlocking the next 10 years of healthcare innovation

Do you work in digital health? Take part in our survey here: http://bit.ly/medtech2018 Tech is from Mars, pharma is from Venus? The next big innovations in healthcare are as likely to come from smartphones and smart devices, as they are than from laboratories.  Call it medtech, healthtech, digital health, or digiceuticals, big developments are at hand.

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Fashion designed with healthcare in mind

Fashion and practicality do not always go hand-in-hand. While the high street now accommodates for curvy, tall and petite shapes, some argue that retailers still do not cater for everyone. Women that require multiple injections throughout the day, such as type 1 diabetics, are a good example of a group of people who feel their

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