Oxford College knowledge visualisation spin-out Zegami has produced evaluation that reveals there are a minimum of 34 on-going COVID-19 tasks from European primarily based medtech start-ups geared toward supporting healthcare professionals.
This features a mission from Zegami the place it’s utilizing x-rays of COVID-19 contaminated lungs to construct a machine studying mannequin to help well being professionals to establish circumstances of COVID-19.
Zegami’s analysis discovered that 11 of the 34 COVID-19 tasks from European medtech start-ups it recognized are from UK primarily based firms. That is adopted by Switzerland and Sweden, the place it recognized 4 and three tasks respectively.
Roger Noble, CEO and founding father of Zegami mentioned: “It is vitally encouraging to see such a constructive and proactive response from Europe’s start-up medtech sector within the battle in opposition to COVID-19. Many, like us, are additionally offering their providers without cost.
“There may be little doubt that the trade has an enormous function to play in defeating this illness.”