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Medtech and health tech firms are well represented among a new list of the Top 100 ‘Tech for Good’ start-ups and scale-ups.

Members of the list, published by Hays Technology and Empact Ventures as part of the European Tech for Good report 2022, were selected by 10 innovation partners of the Super Connect for Good Competition which took place across 10 regions in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

The competition aims to uncover the best emerging tech start-ups and scale-ups creating a positive impact on people’s lives through technology.

The overall champion of the competition, and featuring first in the report is MediSieve, an innovative new medical treatment that can detect and remove specific substances, such as cells, bacteria and toxins, directly from a patient’s bloodstream. The technology can be used as a direct treatment for disease, to increase the safety and efficacy of other therapies, or to enable personalised medicine.

Entrants into the Top 100 list include Be Nosy led by entrepreneur Carina Cunha who came top of the AI for Good stream selected by the OVHcloud Startup Program. Based in London, Be Nosy are developers of cutting-edge wearable technology to provide effective protection against air pollution.

Also included is BrainBerry led by entrepreneur Katheka Bojan, winner of the health tech stream selected by the Research and Innovation team at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. BrainBerry are developers of artificial intelligence and personalised enabled cognitive behavioural therapy to help those with neurological symptoms, including Alzheimer’s.

James Hallahan, director, Hays Technology UK and Ireland, said: “The list of the top 100 innovative start-ups and scale-ups showcases the exceptional creativity that the start-up scene has to offer across the UK, Ireland and Europe.

“Lots of the organisations featured are doing fantastic work using tech to highlight social change and make a difference to people’s lives. We’re looking forward to supporting these organisations on their next stage of growth to help accelerate their success.”

Kosta Mavroulakis, founder & CEO, Empact Ventures, said: “We are delighted to have co-designed the Super Connect for Good competition and the European Tech for Good with Hays. The Tech for Good start-ups and scale-ups featured and listed in the report are really changing people’s lives for the better by tackling the world’s most critical challenges today and tomorrow.

“We look forward to continuing to super connect these companies to the right people, organisations and opportunities to support them to scale their impact.”

The Innovation partners and judges who selected the Top 100 finalists included NatWest, Siemens Mobility, the OVHcloud Startup Program, Royal Agricultural University, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, the NIHR Surgical MedTech Co-operative, Microsoft for Startups, FinTech Scotland and Greenbackers Investment Capital.

Access the report by completing a form here.

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