Women could wear a sensor to detect symptoms making it easier to discuss their condition with doctors, IdentifyHer, an Irish tech start-up, is hoping.
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Learn more about the study:
Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI) is supporting a new Irish Femtech start-up (IdentifyHer) in developing a wearable product that detects perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms. This study will assess the feasibility of using a (CE approved) wearable sensor to automatically detect vasomotor events in women.
What’s involved? Women who are experiencing vasomotor symptoms will be asked to wear the sensor for 3 days and record the time of an event on an app while at the same time the sensor will automatically detect and record any vasomotor events.
This data will be collected anonymously and will be used to further develop a wearable device to detect these symptoms in the future, making it easier for clinicians to diagnose perimenopause and provide the best treatment for each woman.
This study has been approved by the UCC Social Research Ethics Committee.
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Participants will be asked attend a brief information session in the Health Innovation Hub, Western Gateway Building, UCC, where they will be provided with instructions and a wearable sensor (day 1). Participants will be asked wear the sensor for three days and record their hot flushes or night sweats on an app, returning the sensor to the Health Innovation Hub (day 4). Participants will also be invited to complete a questionnaire on day 4.
Learn more about femtech@Health Innovation Hub Ireland and join our network here
Irish Femtech industries are to benefit from the launch of new Femtech initiative at Health Innovation Hub Ireland. HIHI a government of Ireland initiative puts the spotlight on the development of Femtech in Ireland. Femtech is a relatively new area of development bringing together the essential players in femtech development including entrepreneurs industry, clinical experts, research and business expertise.
Read more here:https://irishtechnews.ie/femtech-network-improve-womens-health-in-ireland/
Femtech @ Health Innovation Hub Ireland wants to create an ecosystem of entrepreneurs and investors in the sector
A new initiative in Ireland aims to create a network of individuals in the femtech industry developing technologies that focus on women’s health.
Launched by the Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI), the initiative aims to bring together essential players in the femtech industry, from entrepreneurs and clinical experts to business leaders, to stimulate and support growth in the sector.
HIHI is a Government-backed body based in University College Cork that supports businesses in Ireland innovating in health-related fields. In the past five years, it has supported more than 400 Irish health-tech companies.
Read more here: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/start-ups/femtech-health-innovation-hub-ireland-women-tech
Listen to An Taoiseach, Micheal Martin, discussing the value of Femtech @HIHIreland:
Femtech @HIHIreland and An Taoiseach, Micheal Martin
Join our Femtech Ireland network on https://hih.ie/engage/femtech/
Listen to HIHI Director, Tanya Mulcahy, speaking to 96FM and C103 News reporter, Mairead Twohig on Femtech @ Health Innovation Hub Ireland…..
Health Innovation Hub Ireland are delighted to announce the last in this year’s HIHI Pulse Webinar Series will take place on Friday 30th September 2022.
The panel will be moderated by Louise Callanan, CIO and eHealth Director, South/South West Hospital Group, CIO RHA D South, Assistant National Director HSE.
Guest speakers include:
Hazel Chappell, Founder and Digital Managing Partner, ishca health Inc
William O’Brien, Director of Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics, PwC Ireland
Professor Donal Sexton, Consultant Nephrologist St James’s Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor with Trinity College Dublin, Researcher at TILDA and Principal Investigator with ADAPT
Please submit your questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
When: 14:00 pm Friday 30th September 2022
The ALADDIN multiplier event was organised by Health Innovation Hub Ireland and took place on Thursday September 15th 2022.
The event began with Dr Steven Griffin, Manager HIHI Galway, providing an overview of the ALADDIN project. Dr Kevin O’Sullivan and Dr Chrisotpher Soraghan then delivered their presentations on the types, application, and value of AM in healthcare.
We would like to thank Dr Kevin O’Sullivan and Dr Christopher Soraghan and
all attendees for joining us both in person and online on the day. Visit https://project-aladdin.eu/#
for more information on Project ALADDIN.
Discover more on how Health Innovation Hub Ireland assisted Stratos Medical by targeting a number of key opinion leaders to provide valuable feedback and input on the company’s TRACKSMART device….
Dr. Tanya Mulcahy, HIHI Director, presented on Femtech and Opportunities for Women’s Health in a recent Department of Health webinar…
Health Innovation Hub Ireland are delighted to announce we will be hosting an ALADDIN Multiplier Event for 3D Printing in Healthcare on Thursday September 15th 2022 in the Large Lecture Hall in the Clinical Science Institute (CSI), University Hospital Galway/ NUI Galway.
Join us to learn about project ALADDIN
and how 3D printing is being used in healthcare today.
We will be joined by guest speakers from:
- The Rapid Innovation Unit, Limerick
- The Design Innovation Lab at St James’s Hospital, Dublin
This is an in-person and online event. Refreshments will be provided.
Further details are attached.