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News Round-Up: microtechnology milestones, intrapreneurship in the spotlight, and pioneering apps

News Round-Up: microtechnology milestones, intrapreneurship in the spotlight, and pioneering apps image

In this news round-up from across the innovation landscape in Scotland and beyond stories from The Herald Scotland, MIT, and MedTech Innovation.

Aurum Biosciences, a SHIL-supported, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and University of Glasgow spin-out company are seeking a new Executive Chairperson, to strengthen the team as Aurum enters an exciting new stage in development of their lead product, stroke treatment ABL-101. Read more

The first stage of a project that is developing microtechnology devices to identify certain cancer cells has been achieved by a European research group. Read more

A Dundee University PhD student is looking for local people with type 2 diabetes to help with the development of an app that looks to enable those with diabetes to live more healthily and manage their chronic conditions. Read more

The Herald reports that the Chief Executive of Entrepreneurial Scotland, Sandy Kennedy, is to join the line-up of speakers for Herald Scotland's Intrapreneurial Conference, sponsored by SHIL. Read more

Intrapreneurship and innovation are vital for any organisations survival. The MIT Management Sloan School publishes their guide to intrapreneurship. Read more

Scottish Alzheimer's app MindMate has partnered with an Australian biotech company to help recruit patients to treatment trials. Read more

One HealthTech UK provides a recap of their first event in Edinburgh, looking to connect and inspire diverse communities within the healthcare innovation landscape. Read more

Healthtech and wellness tech are two fields which are increasingly overlapping – and one thing they have in common: design credentials. Orrb is a wellness device that could have major implications for healthcare delivery. Med-Tech Innovation News editor Dave Gray met with its designer, Lee McCormack, at Clerkenwell Design Week. Read more

iNews investigates the ten health innovations that could soon be on the NHS. Read more

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