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UgenTec receives €50.000 grant by European Union

Under guidance of MINT, the Belgian PCR automation software company is one out of two Belgian companies to be granted and part of 36 grantees amongst 507 requests. UgenTec, the Belgian PCR aut…

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Leveraging 3D printing by sector wide collaboration

Under the guidance of Flam3D, the Flemish cluster association for 3D printing, 27 Flemish companies and research institutions collaborate on the realization of 'Family of the Future'. This will be…

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Cochlear acquires exclusive licence to Artificial Intelligence assistant

Cochlear Limited, the world leader in implantable hearing solutions, has entered into an exclusive licensing and development agreement with Otoconsult NV for its artificial intelligence fitting as…

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Epilog Launches EEG Analysis Tool

Epilog, a spin-off of imec and Ghent university, announced the introduction of their first CE-approved product, Epilog PreOp. Epilog PreOp provides automated EEG analysis to localize epileptic bra…

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ELIXIR Belgium: Tackling data management

Life-sciences go through a number of data challenges that force the scientific community to rethink many aspects of data management. To encounter these challenges and to share data amongst Europea…

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Watson is here to cure cancer

The cooperation between Pfizer and IBM concerning Watson, an artificial intelligence system, was announced on the Forbes Healthcare Summit following a pilot project during the past year and a half…

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Ontoforce wins European Digital Health prize

Last week, ONTOFORCE, claimed the first spot in the ‘Digital Health’ category at the EIT Health Summit in Barcelona, for which it receives €25,000. In addition, ONTOFORCE came third in the public …

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Finnish start-up brings cancer care in digital format

Digital technology keeps on finding its way into the healthcare space. Finnish start-up Noona healthcare has set its eyes on cancer care, and provides a mobile service for the personal follow-up o…

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Connected Medicine: Amplified by Simulation

As chronic diseases are on the rise and healthcare costs reach unsustainable summits, it is essential to detect pathologies early. The Internet of Things (IoT) will address these issues through pa…

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Belgian bioinformatics acquired by French pharma

Applied Maths, the Ghent-based developer of bioinformatic tools, has been acquired by BioMérieux. The software provided by Applied Maths facilitates the interpretation of complex biological data a…

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Got arthritis? DNAlytics has an app for it!

Approximately 30% of patients with undifferentiated arthritis develop rheumatoid arthritis - a chronic, inflammatory disease causing deformity of the affected joints. Depending on geographical loc…

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IT hackaton for epilepsy

Yesterday, the pharma company UCB organized a simultaneous gathering of IT professionals, a hackaton, in Brussels and Atlanta, to find new digital solutions to help epilepsy patients. In Brussels,…

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Insights

AI and The Black Box Dilemma

AI and The Black Box Dilemma

Artificial intelligence has become a regular staple in our modern lives. With increasingly complex programs allowing for scarily accurate image recognition software and even self-driving cars, the…

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AI improves patient care

AI improves patient care

Curing and caring for patients is a comprehensive process that requires research to discover new drugs, clinical trials to test the safety and efficacy of those drugs, and coaching and mentoring t…

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Diagnosing rare genetic conditions within minutes

Diagnosing rare genetic conditions within minutes

Moon is a new software package that, within minutes, diagnoses patients who suffer from rare diseases. All the software requires are the patient’s symptoms and sequencing data. Moon then applies a…

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Unlocking patient data from medical reports

Unlocking patient data from medical reports

The demand for real-world evidence in both clinical practice and pharmaceutical research is not new by any means. However, the majority of such data remains hidden in patient records in formats th…

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STOP EYE-BALLING MRI SCANS

STOP EYE-BALLING MRI SCANS

Up to 1 billion people in the world suffer from neurological disorders. Currently, many brain scans are still evaluated by visual inspection. Quantification of different biomarkers in these brain …

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Your body modeled in a computer?

Your body modeled in a computer?

The Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) is a fantastic, noble concept first discussed in Europe in the late nineties. The initiative sought to develop a detailed computer model of a human to “enable…

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A new level of science: artificial evolution and complex systems

A new level of science: artificial evolution and complex systems

Pierre Collet, professor in Computer Science at Strasbourg University, is one of the key opinion leaders speaking at the BioWin Day 2016. He works on artificial evolution, the human physiome and c…

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Making healthcare personal again

Making healthcare personal again

The pressure on healthcare workers is building: An aging population is drastically increasing their workload, and there is a large, growing need for tools that increase their work efficiency. Ente…

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New technologies create legal issues

New technologies create legal issues

The technology industry used to be a rather fragmented field, where each company had its own expertise. Now, we are moving toward more  integrated models, where developments in pharma, IT, medical…

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Precision oncology: shaping a patient-centric approach

Precision oncology: shaping a patient-centric approach

OncoDNA was founded only three years ago in Gosselies. Its focus: help the oncologist follow the evolution of a patient’s cancer, collect relevant clinical data on this cancer and create a network…

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Simulate your trials and save time and money!

Simulate your trials and save time and money!

Engineering simulation is the next big thing in medical development. It can be used to design, rethink and optimize devices before going into clinical trials. These simulations can also be used as…

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