Category: Healthcare & Education

Zipline drone

The World’s Fastest Delivery Drone Takes Off

The world’s fastest delivery drone takes off with in America! Californian startup Zipline unveiled a new, fixed-wing machine that it says is the world’s fastest commercial delivery drone. The top speed is almost 80 mph. This drone launch

Nectome

Nectome Promises to Back-Up Your Brain for Eternity

The brain storage business is not new and despite of the fact that most neuroscientists believe that preserving your brains is not possible. But, MIT graduate and computer scientist Robert McIntyre along with Michael McCanna,

healthcare innovation

My Latest Top 5 Favorite Healthcare Innovations

Few interesting stories on healthcare industry developments … from the pain 23andMe’s at-home research study of pain to vocal biomarkers, color-changing tattoos that monitor your health or smart-glasses for visually the impaired   

genetics

Opening Genetics’ Pandora Box

It is estimated that the global sales of genetic tests will reach $60 billion per year by 2020, so we definitely entering the era of personal genetics as a big business. This may sound great for companies like Ancestry and 23andMe, yet it also opens up an important ethical debate… 

Medals for Romanians

July’s 22 Science Medals for Romania

In case anyone doubted, Romania does have talent! And it’s not all about great developers or musicians; it is also about high-school students from various regions of the country winning 22 medals at physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry and informatics… and July it’s not over yet!  

Panasonic exoskeleton

Panasonic Exoskeleton to Be Launched in September 2015

Weighing only 6 kg, Panasonic’s  new wearable robot is designed to help warehouse and construction workers lift heavy objects up to 15 kg.  

healthcare startup

$3.07B Investments in Healthcare Start-ups

The disruption and innovations brought to healthcare industry by Digital health start-ups are shaping the entire medical ecosystem as never before. Let’s have a look at these pioneers!

Patient-Generated Data

Positive ROI from Patient-Generated Data

Some key insights from healthcare industry that caught while reading Accenture Healthcare Technology Vision 2015 survey. Extremely encouraging data! 

SEEMOUS

Romania Ranks 1st at SEEMOUS

South Eastern European Mathematical Olympiad For University Students 2015 brought to Romania 20 medals thanks to the brilliant Math students from Bucharest, Iasi and Cluj. Once again Romania comes first in Nations’ Top at SEEMOUS. 

Healthcare innovation

Driving Global Healthcare Innovation in 2014

2014 has clearly been a year of major healthcare innovation. Here’s a list of the Top 10 consumer-facing initiatives that caught my attention, and are worth watching in the future.