Lunit will get first go-ahead for South Korea IPO
AI startup Lunit has obtained preliminary approval from the Korea Trade for its preliminary public providing on the KOSDAQ.
This comes 5 months after it raised $61 million in a fundraising occasion that was held to hunt world companions.
In a latest assertion, Lunit stated it plans to file its registration assertion inside the first half of 2022 to speed up its debut.
Based in 2013, Lunit develops AI-based medical analysis and therapy options. Its flagship merchandise are Lunit INSIGHT, an AI picture evaluation software for screening most cancers, and Lunit SCOPE, an AI biomarker platform for most cancers therapy.
It has develop into the primary healthcare firm in South Korea to get an AA-AA expertise score, which is a requisite for a particular itemizing monitor within the KOSDAQ.
After its itemizing, the AI startup will begin conducting R&D on AI merchandise and pursue world market growth. It has signed offers with medical system giants like GE Healthcare, Philips, and Fujifilm to provide AI instruments to about 600 medical websites in over 40 international locations worldwide.
In the meantime, Lunit continues to develop its operations abroad by buying Medical Gadget Single Audit Program certificates within the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, and Brazil. Final 12 months in November, the US Meals and Drug Administration cleared its Lunit INSIGHT merchandise for chest x-ray and mammography.
Parkinson’s tracker added to SingHealth’s Well being Buddy app
A monitoring characteristic for individuals dwelling with Parkinson’s Illness has been added to SingHealth’s Well being Buddy app.
Developed by the Nationwide Neuroscience Institute (NNI), Singapore Basic Hospital (SGH), and SingHealth, the brand new Parkinson’s Care characteristic permits sufferers and their carers and healthcare groups to report and monitor ever-changing Parkinson’s signs and problems, resembling after treatment results, uncontrollable physique actions, poor sleep, and low blood stress. It additionally has preset reminders for medicines.
“[T]racking signs between appointments is a vital a part of Parkinson’s Illness self-care as a result of it offers the healthcare crew a a lot clearer image of their situation and the way it’s progressing. This helps us make applicable therapy adjustments to assist them handle their signs,” stated Prakash Kumar, the top of neurology at Sengkang Basic Hospital and a senior marketing consultant at NNI’s Division of Neurology.
Parkinson’s Illness is the second most typical neurodegenerative situation on the planet with circumstances projected to extend as the worldwide inhabitants matures. In Singapore, three in 1,000 folks over the age of fifty reside with this situation.
Some Parkinson’s sufferers are at the moment monitoring their signs by jotting them down in a pocket book regardless of having writing difficulties.
“A digital journal makes sharing of knowledge with caregivers or family members a lot simpler, and the report characteristic permits for an on the spot overview of all their signs,” Teh Choon Ling, centre supervisor of the Parkinson Society Singapore, stated.
Intuitive India launches cell companion app to da Vinci RAS system
Robotic-assisted surgical procedure system maker Intuitive has launched its cell app for surgeons utilizing its da Vinci surgical techniques in India.
The My Intuitive App (MIA) gives surgeons with a single level of entry to information throughout RAS procedures. It analyses these information to supply actionable insights they will use to hone their abilities. It additionally captures their ergonomic preferences and timelines for circumstances and devices used.
The cell companion app additionally serves as a digital portal to Intuitive’s ecosystem, connecting surgeons to a personalised community of robotic techniques, studying, and companies. Customers are in a position to entry the Intuitive Studying Platform in-app, which options academic content material like movies, studying plans, and simulation fashions.
“We imagine that by way of the utilisation of MIA, surgeons can proceed to leverage newer studying approaches, enhance their surgical abilities, and drive improved scientific outcomes,” stated Mandeep Singh Kumar, VP and normal supervisor of Intuitive India.