11 Australian Healthtech Startups You Need to Know About in 2017

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As a global leader in tech startup innovation, Australia produces some impressive companies focusing on an array of categories, from fintech to gaming. More recently, the country’s healthtech ventures have emerged with products and services that go head-to-head with the best and brightest from Silicon Valley.

From decision support system providers to skin recuperation/repair technology developers, here are the top 11 healthtech startups from Australia you need to know about in 2017 and beyond.

11. Alcidion

Source: alcidion.com.au.


Alcidion develops clinical support systems built on an intelligent health informatics platform—the solution allows clinicians to provide the highest quality of patient care by optimizing organisational efficiency and eliminating key clinical risks.

10. mPort

Source: mport.com.

mPort is a 3D body mapping app for health/fitness—the solution allows users to view/track their body shape, health indicators, and other measurements of physical health improvement.

9. HEARworks

Source: hearworks.com.au.

HEARworks offers an extent of technologies and clinical and check organizations made by The HEARing Cooperative Research Center (HEARing CRC). The startup got $750,000 for the headway of the Auditory Cortical Discrimination (ACORD) test which wants to help clinicians in picking which hearing-ruined infant youngsters should get cochlear additions.

8. Breathe Well

Source: breathewell.co.

Breathe Well develops a device for accurate cancer radiation treatment and medical imaging—the solution works by inspiring breath holds to move the heart away from the radiation beam in breast cancer radiation therapy.

7. Nano-X

Source: nano-x.com.au.

Nano-X is developing a solution that makes cutting-edge cancer radiation therapy accessible to all patients. The system’s real-time adaptive/automated design approach moves the complexity of traditional radiation treatment from hardware to the software.

6. Elastagen

Source: elastagen.com.

Elastagen develops an advanced pipeline of products based on the human protein tropoelastin—a biomaterial used for skin rejuvenation, scar remodeling and tissue repair. The company recently expanded its operations to the U.K. and Europe.

5. CareMonkey

Source: caremonkey.com.

CareMonkey is a emergency medical management tool that streamlines the sharing of life-saving information, emergency contacts, as well the digital signing of permission and consent forms. The offering currently has over a million users.

4. cohortIQ

Source: cohortiq.com.

cohortIQ was founded with $200,000 in seed funding to develop a solution for reducing preventable hospital admissions—its platform specialises in bringing together data and machine learning in a way that lets humans help other humans.

3. Smiling Mind

Source: smilingmind.com.au.

Smiling Mind focuses on helping users build mental health and well-being; its mindfulness meditation apps help in dealing with the stress and challenges of everyday life.

2. CliniCloud

Source: clinicloud.com.

CliniCloud’s solution consists of a mechanized stethoscope, a non-contact thermometer, and a mobile app for home use, remote patient monitoring, and health tracking use cases. The startup has been featured in Business Insider, Forbes, Bloomberg, and TechCrunch, among others.

1. Hit 100

Source: hit100.com.au.

85% of the 1.7 million diabetics in Australia are Type II sufferers—Hit 100 provides dietitian coaching and meal delivery services for patients with permanent disabilities. The company is an Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) registered provider.

These 11 innovative healthtech ventures are just a few of the Australian tech startups improving people’s health and well-being with their innovative products and services—be sure to keep them on you radar in 2017 and beyond.



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