As we keep an eye on the next generation of innovators, we put our focus on the finalists of the MIAT Prize 2019 to discover the top six innovative ideas that have the potential to make the biggest impact in the healthcare sector.
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Female ER patients could save swathes of time with smart toilets conducting urine pregnancy tests.
The future of AI could inspire a revolution of the healthcare sector.
An assistive handheld AR device can detect where patient veins are using an infrared laser and then projects this image back onto the patient’s skin.
An Israeli brain tech startup has receive FDA approval for its groundbreaking technology that aims to help patients suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
This smart wristband has a biosensor that can count particles in the bloodstream.
A new capsule packed with sensors has been developed to study the health of gut bacteria
Student researchers have developed a smart mirror that monitors malignant moles using machine learning algorithms.
Researchers use synthetic spider silk as a delivery method for cancer-fighting drugs.
In its early stage of development, a new evolutionary ultrasound system allows women to regularly monitor for abnormalities in their breast at home.
A new tool uses VR to help young patients understand and be less afraid of undergoing medical procedures
A platform for medical professionals streamlines uploading datasets using AI to entrain image recognition diagnostics.
Colour-changing tattoos can monitor health using biosensors patterned into the skin.
A genetics tech company uses blockchain and cryptocurrency to allow people to securely make a profit from their genetic data.
Researchers have developed a system that projects real-life internal images onto a patient’s body for improved surgical training and preparation.
We spoke to co-founders Bethany Edwards and Anna Simpson, who are focusing on providing women with an ethical and sustainable product to help women find out if they’re pregnant in a convenient and private way.
Scientists from a University of Leeds spin-off company have created a specially-engineered textile to prevent deadly hospital-acquired infections.
A medical startup has begun developing orthopaedic surgical screws made from bone, which could improve recovery time and reduce complications.
A team from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute has discovered a link between athlete bacterial compositions and performance following genomics programme.
Researchers inspired by slug mucus have created a hydrogel that can bind strongly to wet tissue and does not break loose.
The creation uses a low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down clots and is thought to be the first of its kind.
UK-based, The Wayback Project aims to launch a series of VR memory films to help people living with dementia.