Entrepreneurs Convene in the Texas Medical Center for Accelerator for HealthTech

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A new group of startups hailing from Berkeley to Galway are invited to TMC Innovation Factory for a six month program.

A diverse alliance of entrepreneurs convenes for the 2023 TMCi Accelerator for HealthTech. Brought together by a shared mission to shape the future of healthcare, eight startups have been selected for the healthtech accelerator at the TMC Innovation Factory. The startups specialize in maternal medicine, mental health, diagnostics, patient experience, and artificial intelligence.

“One of the things I love about our Accelerator is the opportunity to showcase the diversity of Innovation our ecosystem attracts. The breadth of clinical and operational expertise in our Medical Campus creates a unique learning ground, truly unmatched. Our tailored Accelerator program allows for an experience that is personalized to each company’s stage, specialty and growth objectives.”

  • Devin Dunn, Head, Accelerator for Healthtech

TMCi Accelerator for HealthTech applicants are engaging with the community in Houston as they prepare for growth. From early-stage to growth-stage, digital health and medical device startups will be supported by a team of experts in clinical validation, funding, and deployment into the world’s largest medical marketplace.

Bloom Standard (Roseville, MN): Bloom Standard is deploying the first self-driving pediatric ultrasound to earlier diagnose heart and lung conditions in primary care, remote and under-resourced settings.

Ejenta (San Francisco, CA): Ejenta automates remote monitoring and care using AI technology exclusively licensed from NASA.  “Intelligent agents” learn from connected devices, claims and EMR data to monitor patients, predict health and to provide automated support for patients and automated workflow for clinicians.

Kintsugi (Berkeley, CA): Kintsugi is on a mission to see mental health more clearly by developing novel voice biomarker infrastructure to detect signs of depression and anxiety from short clips of free-form speech. Kintsugi helps healthcare organizations scale access to mental healthcare with smarter, more accurate triage.

Lana Health (San Francisco, CA): Lana is modernizing patient experiences, across the care continuum with an end-to-end, scalable platform, enabling frictionless care transitions, high patient satisfaction, and better clinical outcomes.

Liberate Medical (Crestwood, KY): Liberate Medical improves outcomes for mechanically ventilated patients using its breakthrough, non-invasive, respiratory muscle-protective, neurostimulation device, VentFree.

Limbix (Palo Alto, CA): Limbix mission is to improve mental health with accessible technology. Limbix creates Digital Therapeutics that can be used to increase access to affordable, effective behavioral health care by giving providers immediate, safe, and evidenced-based treatment options.

Nua Surgical (Galway, Ireland): Nua Surgical is an award-winning Irish start-up dedicated to innovating in women’s health. Their novel C-Section retractor improves access and visualization during delivery, making it a safer surgery.

Prana Thoracic (Houston, TX): Prana Thoracic is dedicated to developing solutions for the detection and intervention of early-stage lung cancer. Prana Thoracic is developing the first minimally invasive, tissue-sparing nodulectomy tool for early interception of suspicious pulmonary nodules.



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