May 2019 saw a bit less activity in the Belgian Digital Health space than usual. In case you were too much consumed by the Belgian elections we’ve listed the essential news you shouldn’t have missed.
- Belgian Brain imaging AI leader Icometrix raises raises $18 million in new funding. Read the press release here (EN).
- Another Belgian 3D imaging company, FLUIDDA, raised €4 million to develop personalized solutions for lung patients. €2,5 million is coming from Materialize as can be read in the press release (EN).
- Imec and Bloomlife showcased a prototype of world’s first wearable 5-channel ECG chip to monitor fetal heart rate and mobility. Read the press release here (EN).
- Numerikare reports how Belgian UgenTec is helping laboratories to reduce the analysis time of samples drastically. Read the report in Dutch or French.
- Numerikare puts the spotlight on Belgian company Intersysto that created a telehealth platform. Read all about it here in French or Dutch.
- The Sint-Dimpna hospital in Geel calms patients through VR in collaboration with Belgian clinical VR pioneer Oncomfort. See the RTV report here (NL).
- Plans are made to introduce the “e-referral” in Belgium by 2021 as reported by Numerikare (NL & FR).
Other Noteworthy News
- A new study found out that (only) 37% of the Belgians is in favor of a teleconsult which is below the European average. Read the Numerikare report in French or Dutch. The study can be accessed here.
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