Archive for October, 2013

Kickstarter Launched in Australia & New Zealand

Straight from the horses mouth ….. In August we announced that Kickstarter would soon open up to projects based in Australia and New Zealand for the first time. Today we’re happy to announce that the day has finally come! Beginning today (like, right now!), people in Australia and New Zealand can start building their projects by clicking on the […]

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Telstra invests in electronic health record specialists IP Health

Telstra has finalised an investment in Australian electronic health record specialist IP Health, which provides medical practitioners with access to complete patient information on their smartphones and tablets. IP Health’s core product, Verdi, gives hospital clinicians and administrators a single view of patient information aggregated from multiple systems in a hospital. It extracts information in […]

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Ignition Labs launches 4 medical technology startups in its second class.

Ignition Labs, an accelerator program for niche technologies, will fund and support 4 medical technology startups as part of its second program, which started in Sydney this week. The accelerator provides each business with $25,000 in startup capital, experienced mentors, space inside the ATP Innovations incubator; Australia’s largest community of medical technology startups, and access […]

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FDA issues final guidance on mobile medical apps

Tailored approach supports innovation while protecting consumer safety   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued final guidance for developers of mobile medical applications, or apps, which are software programs that run on mobile communication devices and perform the same functions as traditional medical devices. The guidance outlines the FDA’s tailored approach to mobile […]

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