CLEVELAND –Twelve health startups will join the health program in the newly launched Plug and Play Cleveland Innovation Platform.
The startups, which hail from around the globe, were selected from a group of more than 480 applicants. Many of the selected startups focus on provider facing digital health solutions and connected health innovation.
During the next three months, startups will work with Plug and Play’s corporate partners and have the chance to land pilots, develop proof of concepts and explore investment opportunities with these companies. There is no cost for the startups to be in the program and they will remain part of the ecosystem after graduation.
“It is an honor to open our Cleveland office in partnership with Cleveland Clinic and JumpStart, launching a program with the world’s most promising startups in the HealthTech sector,” said Saeed Amidi, founder and CEO of Plug and Play, in a statement. “Plug and Play intends to replicate the success we’ve had in Paris with BNP Paribas and in Stuttgart with Mercedes by working in partnership with a broad range of Cleveland Clinic specialists, including cardiologists, orthopedists, neurologists, endocrinologists, urologists and many others.”
Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley innovation platform, formally launched Plug and Play Cleveland in March.
The 12 startups, who will graduate in June, are:.
Alertgy, a technology to non-invasively monitor blood glucose levels on demand for diabetics;
CancerAid, a mobile app for cancer patients;
CloudMedx, a health care technology company that is creating population health management tools;
Gyant, a virtual health assistant that leads patients worldwide into the right care and handles low acuity cases on the spot;
HealthTensor, who has developed artificial intelligence to help automate documentation for clinicians in the hospitals;
InsightRX, a software platform that incorporates the principles of quantitative pharmacology and machine learning to provide an individualized understanding of a patient’s response to treatment;
Kenzen, creators ofpersonal health wearables to support its users in all dimensions of health;
Navimize, a digital health company aimed at improving patient satisfaction and increasing efficiencies;
OWKIN, which uses collective intelligence built on real-world patient data to improve drug discovery and development;
Valencell, developers of a wearable biometric sensor system;
VideoTherapy, a remote rehabilitation platform developer; and
VRHealth, which uses virtual reality to develop medical applications.