Congratulations to the team at Ditch Labs on completing a $1.3 Million Seed Round to Solve Nicotine Addiction and Tobacco use

Congratulations go out to Laurent Laferrière, Olivier Bourbonnais, Christelle Luce and the whole team at Montreal based startup Ditch Labs on the closing of a $1.3 Million Seed investment round. The capital injection will allow the company to pursue preclinical studies, advance its global regulatory plan and further product and algorithm development. Founded in 2019 Ditch […]

Google’s new Dermatology Assist Tool is Using AI to help find answers to common skin conditions

At its recent I|O Developer conference Google announced the launch of a new Artificial Intelligence powered Dermatology Assistant Tool to help individuals find answers to questions relating to issues with their skin, hair and nails through a simple web based application. Consistent with the belief that AI has the potential to assist clinicians in caring […]

Montréal based digital transformation catalyst IVADO partners with CQDM, MEDTEQ+ and Montréal Invivo to promote digital health innovation

The Montreal based IVADO institute is a Québec-wide collaborative institute in the field of digital intelligence, dedicated to transforming new scientific discoveries into concrete applications and benefits for all of society. IVADO, which stands for, Institute for Data Valorization, is unique in its approach and seeks to accelerate Québec’s digital transformation by being a catalyst […]

Aktiia’s Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitor has the potential to revolutionize heart health

There are myriad exciting new wearable technology firms tackling health challenges to help people lead better and healthier lives. They are all facing significant challenges in all aspects of the business – technical development, clinical validation, regulatory affairs, productization and user adoption. Only a select few are getting enough of these right to have a […]

MEDTEQ+ presents new AIM Program and 2020-21 cohort of startups at recent MEET&TEQ event

As recently reported in the BML Technology Blog, MEDTEQ+ is one of the leading players in the Canadian health technology ecosystem. Their comprehensive suite of program offerings designed to help startups and emerging medical technology companies accelerate innovation and scale their products and services makes them an indispensable participant in the industry, and a principal […]

Digital Health Technology Industry Review & Roundup: Q1 2021

Developments in the digital health technology industry continued in Q1 of 2021 at the same torrid pace established in 2020 across all areas, including development and launch of new medical technologies, private investments and mergers and acquisitions activity.  The persistent COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a catalyst for the rapid adoption of telemedicine initiatives and […]

Digital Health Company Spotlight: Carebook Technologies

In our position at the intersection of medical technology, clinical research and patient-centric healthcare, BML Technology is fortunate to work backstage with companies carrying out some of the most innovative and exciting work in digital health today. Carebook Technologies, a dynamic Montreal-based company in the field of digital health technology, is one of these companies. […]

Digital Health Technology on the rise and poised for further growth

The trends towards continuously increasing levels of technology integration and innovation across all areas of society have also led to a revolution in the expanded use of technology in healthcare and medicine. Presently we are experiencing what can best be described as a boom period in digital health and medical technology, due not only to the […]

The Google Fit App will allow users to measure their heart rate and respiratory rate using the phone’s camera

Google has announced that starting in March 2021 their Google Fit App will allow users to measure their heart rate and respiratory rate using only their Pixel phone’s camera, with plans to expand the service to more Android devices in the future. This move by Google comprises a foray into a next level of fitness […]

View an interesting data driven look at healthcare in the ‘State Of Healthcare’ Report from CB Insights

Continuing with the strong growth and record pace we’ve observed in investments across all sectors of health care and digital health in particular, CB Insights has come out with their ‘State of Health Care Report’ for 2020, which states that this trend is global in nature and quite strong, with global healthcare funding hitting an […]

Find out about the latest digital health technology innovations from CES 2021

CES is the premiere event where new consumer technology and innovation are revealed to the world. It is a proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators and showcases companies in consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery and more. One of the sectors demonstrating the greatest innovation and growth in tools and technologies empowering consumers […]