Intel Artificial Intelligence Opens Door to Mobility for Quadriplegic Community

With HOOBOX Robotics’ Wheelie 7 kit powered by Intel artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, people can control their motorized wheelchairs with simple facial expressions. There are more than 60 people in the United States testing the Wheelie 7 – most of whom are quadriplegics, people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or senior citizens.

Alibaba Cloud and PolyU to Advance Smart Cities and Smart Healthcare

Extended cooperation will focus on artificial intelligence research and applications with implications for the Greater Bay Area.

Call for Proposals: Improve the production and distribution of food in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East

The foundation supports projects that demonstrate local leadership and promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem or question in the field.
Application Deadline in 16 days

EU's Call for Proposals: Mining big data for early detection of infectious disease threats driven by climate change and other factors

Current advanced IT technologies offer the opportunity to integrate such big data sets and could enable the rapid and personalised treatment of infected patients, and bolster the detection, tracking and control of infectious disease outbreaks.
Application Deadline in 4 months

Healthcare Robotics Digital Innovation Hub

Robotics has the potential to revolutionise the field of healthcare. In hospitals, surgical robots allow for minimally invasive surgery, with increased precision.

Call for Proposals on Joint Innovation Projects between France and Singapore

Applicants are expected to develop ready-to-market solutions for products, technology-based services or methods which have strong potential for the French, Singaporean and/or international market.

3D-Printed Implants Successful in Foot and Ankle Surgery

According to a new study published in Foot & Ankle International (FAI), advancements in three-dimensional (3D) printing have allowed foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons to use custom-made implants for difficult foot and ankle cases.

Call for Proposals: Artificial Intelligence for Health

The Call for Proposals is soliciting AI use cases and associated datasets in the fields of clinical and public health. Proposals should highlight the motivations behind an ‘AI for Health’ use case, the value of performance benchmarking in such cases, and the datasets required to train relevant AI algorithms.
Applications are closed

EU's Call for Applications: eHealth

The goal is to ensure adequate and efficient use of the ERN (European Reference Networks) Core Services (Clinical Patient Management System and ERN Collaborative Platform) by the members of the ERNs.
Applications are closed

Bioactive Wound Care Market

The bio active wound care process reduce the treatment time for healing the wound which will reduce the overall cost for the patient. The bio active wound care market is valued at 4,140.10 million in the year 2017 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.56% during the forecast period 2018-2023. This bio active wound care market is has increased over the years due to proven positive effect of wound healing process. The north American region generated revenues over 2,438.80 million in 2017, while the APAC region is poised to grow at a CAGR of 8.15% during the forecast period 2018-2023. Bio active wound dressing reduces leakage, pain and odor resulting from wounds.

ESA's Call for Proposals: Big Data in Health

Kick-start Activities elaborate the business opportunity and the technical feasibility of new applications and services exploiting one or more space assets (e.g. Satellite Communications, Satellite Navigation, Earth Observation, Human Space Flight Technology). This call for Kick-start Activities is dedicated to the theme "Big Data in Health", which means that the call is open to companies which intend to develop new applications to support "Big Data in Health" and associated activities.
Applications are closed

Purdue-based startup developing technology aimed at helping treat obesity, diabetes

Obesity is also a contributing factor to developing Type 2 diabetes. So, removing excess fat through nanoparticle injections would likely decrease the odds of developing that disease.

EU Call for Projects: Blockchain Enabled Healthcare

The project will initially establish an effective governance organisation and approach to enable continuous improvement and open competition among service providers, while ensuring that critical factors such as data integrity, privacy, regulatory compliance and efficiency are built into a ‘Healthcare Foundation’ which serves as an integration layer between underlying blockchain technologies and the business application layer.
Applications are closed

Call for Applications: Business ventures in Sub-saharan Africa - Urban community housing solution, Agriculture, Healthcare, Renewable Energy, Water and Education

Vital Capital Fund is a $350 million private equity fund that invests in opportunities which simultaneously enhance the quality of life of communities in rapidly developing nations, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa, while also delivering attractive financial returns for investors.
Application Deadline in 15 days
7 months ago

Rice Water: A Traditional Ingredient with Anti-Aging Efficacy

The skin healing benefits of rice have been known for centuries. Rice (Oryza sativa) water is a food processing waste that can potentially be incorporated into cosmetic formulations.
7 months ago

University of Toronto researchers develop portable 3D skin printer to repair deep wounds

University of Toronto researchers have developed a handheld 3D skin printer that deposits even layers of skin tissue to cover and heal deep wounds.
7 months ago

The Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute to develop scalable manufacturing processes for engineered tissues and organs

ARMI brings together a consortium of nearly 100 partner organizations from industry, government, academia and the non-profit sector to develop next-generation manufacturing processes and technologies for cells, tissues and organs.
7 months ago

Could Cryptocurrency Investments Revolutionize Healthcare Systems?

The healthcare industry has naturally been one of the active areas of exploration as the world scrambles to find applications for cryptocurrency. The risk-averse nature of the medical industry combined with the enormous cost needed to initiate any change in healthcare has been a major barrier to change. As a result, the healthcare industry is renowned for being slow at adopting new technologies.
7 months ago

EU Call for Applications: EIC Prize - Early Warning for Epidemics

The challenge is to develop a scalable, reliable, and cost-effective early-warning system prototype to forecast and monitor vector-borne diseases in order to contribute to the prevention of outbreaks, mitigating their impact on local, regional and global scales, and providing support to existing elimination efforts.
Application Deadline in 2 years
8 months ago

IAEA Conducts Successful Test of Drones in Fight Against Disease-Transmitting Mosquitos

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its partners have successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitos from drones as part of efforts to use a nuclear technique to supress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases.
8 months ago

El Camino Hospital Pioneers First U.S. Use of Robotic Platform for Lung Cancer Diagnosis

The Taft Center for Clinical Research at El Camino Hospital announced that its interventional pulmonology team has successfully performed an innovative robotic bronchoscopy procedure to view the inside of the lungs and obtain a tissue sample.
8 months ago

Merck Foundation Announce the Call for Application for Merck Hypertension and Diabetes Awards 2018

All medical postgraduates and final year undergraduates are invited to apply for the awards.
Applications are closed
8 months ago

Call for applications: The Innovate for Life Fund 2018 for African Health Entrepreneurs

The Innovate for Life Fund aims to invest in African health entrepreneurs to accelerate home-grown health solutions for the African market. We offer African health sector-specific support: knowledge, network and access to funding. This is combined with business coaching by an experienced fund management organization.
Applications are closed
8 months ago

Progress in Quest to Develop a Human Memory Prosthesis

RAM researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the University of Southern California published in the Journal of Neural Engineering that they have demonstrated the first successful implementation in humans of a proof-of-concept system for restoring memory function by facilitating memory encoding using the patient’s own neural codes.
8 months ago

Call For Innovations Addressing Africa’s Challenges

The Call for Application has been launched across Africa for Innovations Addressing Africa’s Challenges and we are seeking innovative and disruptive solutions to the major challenges facing African countries, which include energy access, water, food insecurity, health systems, and governance.
Applications are closed
9 months ago

DataCare: Big Data Analytics Solution for Intelligent Healthcare Management

This paper presents DataCare, a solution for intelligent healthcare management. This product is able not only to retrieve and aggregate data from different key performance indicators in healthcare centers, but also to estimate future values for these key performance indicators and, as a result, fire early alerts when undesirable values are about to occur or provide recommendations to improve the quality of service.
9 months ago

Call for Proposals: Smart Solutions for Ageing well

The aim of this international call for proposals is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects developing ICT-based solutions by targeting any application area(s) within the AAL domain; the call text provides with further information on the relevant AAL taxonomy and the specified target markets.
Applications are closed
9 months ago

Cross4Health's Call for Proposals: Collaborative health innovation solutions generated by Aerospace and Energy SMEs together with Health-related SMEs

The selection will be based on the excellence of the proposed idea to address the identified healthcare challenge, the maturity and the management capacity of the team to drive project to the market, and the potential of the proposed solution to scale-up in the international market.
Applications are closed
9 months ago

inDemand's Call for Projects: Start-ups and innovative SMEs in e-health

inDemand is looking for European companies to solve 3 challenges identified by healthcare professionals from Foch Hospital in Paris (France).
Applications are closed
9 months ago

New wearable tech from Western University may hold big benefits for people with Parkinson’s

A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has a team of Western University researchers believing real change is on the way for the more than 6 million people in the world afflicted by Parkinson’s disease.
9 months ago

Call for Applications: VentureClash 2018 - Digital Health, Fintech, Insurtech and Internet of Things

VentureClash is Connecticut's $5 millionglobal venture challenge for early-stage digital health, financial technology, insurance technology and Internet of Things companies.
Applications are closed
9 months ago

Call for Proposals: Bioengineering, Biosciences and Biomedicine

The call aims at supporting business development of a commercially viable product /technology related to bioengineering, biosciences, and biomedicine, including: diagnostic and therapeutic tools, vaccines and software projects, which can be translated into health improvement.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

Korea – France Call for Proposals: Joint R&D Projects

Companies proposing projects are encouraged to apply in any technological field, namely with a specific focus on the following fields: BioTechnology and Medical Technology, Energy and Environment Technology, Robot, Automobile and Machinery Systems Technology, Materials and Nano Technology and Information and Communication Technology.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

Call for Proposals: Merck Research Grants 2018 - How can in-silico research benefit from deep learning or quantum computing?

Deep learning has led to spectacular advances in computing over the last years, conquering fields which previously seemed to be reserved for human intelligence and creativity, for example, mastering the game of Go, recognizing images, or imitating the painting style of an artist.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

Call for Proposals: Merck Research Grants 2018 - Healthy Lives / Drug Discovery

What are new breakthrough enabling technologies for drug discovery, which molecular targets or pathophysiological pathways have tremendous untapped potential to deliver the next big therapeutic breakthrough? How can translation from and predictivity of preclinical models to the clinical situation be enhanced?
Applications are closed
10 months ago

Ping An Technology Applies Artificial intelligence and Big Data to Healthcare

The possibilities offered by the combination of AI and healthcare seem endless. By integrating AI into the healthcare scenario, Ping An Technology is developing solutions that have applications across the entire treatment process, starting from the moment the patient walks through the door of the doctor's office or the entrance to the emergency room at a hospital seeking medical treatment, on through the medical examination and to the final diagnosis.
10 months ago

Call for Applications: Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge

The challenge is looking for innovative teams from around the world to build the next generation of mobility devices for people with lower-limb paralysis. More importantly, it is looking for teams who put end-users at the heart of everything they do. That means engaging people with lower-limb paralysis from the outset to develop devices that best meet their needs.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

Connected knee implant in response to increase in osteoarthritis

​The FollowKnee project, spearheaded by Brest Hospital, was set up to develop a smart communicating knee implant that can provide information on the implant's mechanical condition and trigger an alert in the event of an infection.
10 months ago

Canada's Call for Applications: Industry Innovations in the field of Aging and Brain Health

CABHI maintains a strong commitment to the cognitive and mental well-being of older adults, and the health and social care needs of persons with dementia, and those who care for them, by supporting innovations that are aimed at finding solutions.
Applications are closed
10 months ago

One Hour of Video Gaming Can Increase the Brain’s Ability to Focus

The research team found changes in brain activity and increased performance on tests of visual selective activity in subjects who had spent one hour playing the League of Legends video game. Their results are published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
10 months ago