Category: Biotech

UK’s health data guardian sets a firm line for app development using patient data 0

Paige raises $45M more to map the pathology of cancer using AI

One of the more notable startups using artificial intelligence to understand and fight cancer has raised $45 million more in funding to continue building out its operations and inch closer to commercialising its work....

Where top VCs are investing in digital health 0

Where top VCs are investing in digital health

The world of healthcare has notoriously been described as “broken” — plagued with high-friction workflows, sky-high costs and convoluted business models. Over the past several years, a long list of innovative startups and salivating...

Larry Page’s secret war on the flu 0

Larry Page’s secret war on the flu

Google co-founder’s efforts to beat influenza are nothing to be sneezed at Now that Larry Page has stepped down as CEO of Google’s parent company Alphabet, he could be following in Bill Gates’s footsteps...

The man behind Jeff Bezos’ next lunar guidance system talks future tech 0

The man behind Jeff Bezos’ next lunar guidance system talks future tech

Draper, the MIT spin-off engineering lab, is famed for developing the Apollo 11 Guidance Computer (not Draper Esprit, I hasten to add). Ken Gabriel, President and CEO, also recently made a major announcement. Blue...

You’ve heard of CRISPR, now meet its newer, savvier cousin CRISPR Prime 0

You’ve heard of CRISPR, now meet its newer, savvier cousin CRISPR Prime

CRISPR, the revolutionary ability to snip out and alter genes with scissor-like precision, has exploded in popularity over the last few years and is generally seen as the lone wizard of modern gene-editing. However,...

A chat about UK deep tech and spin-out success with Octopus Ventures 0

A chat about UK deep tech and spin-out success with Octopus Ventures

New research commissioned by UK VC firm Octopus Ventures has put a spotlight on which of the country’s higher education institutions are doing the most to support spin outs. The report compiles a ranking...

A startup just launched red wine to the International Space Station to age for 12 months 0

A startup just launched red wine to the International Space Station to age for 12 months

Space-based businesses don’t all have to be about communications or Earth observation – European startup Space Cargo Unlimited, for instance, is focused on what operating in a microgravity environment can unlock for research and...