GJE's Chartered Patent Attorney, Elizabeth Capel, takes a look at female led HealthTech patent trends
The global women’s health market is now expected to be worth $51.3 billion by 2025. Over the past 20 years, female participation in patent applications has increased to the extent that over one in five patents now have at least one female inventor. The fields of Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals have the largest proportion of female participation, with women contributing to more than half of patents in these fields. So now is the perfect time for female led inventions to come to the forefront of technology and for female inventors to lead the way. GJE's Chartered Patent Attorney, Elizabeth Capel, take a look at female led HealthTech patent trends.
Anthem Inc, one of the world’s largest healthcare solutions company, is venturing into healthcare innovation through its Anthem Digital Incubator platform.
Earlier this month, Anthem’s Staff Vice President of Digital Care Delivery Kate Merton described the purpose behind the incubator: “This initiative matches Anthem’s knowledge, experiences and resources with innovative and nimble entrepreneurs who share the desire to deliver personalized, proactive and predictive healthcare solutions that help improve a person’s health and wellbeing.”
Merton stated that “This new initiative invites entrepreneurs and recently formed companies into the program and supports these organizations with the development and deployment of their novel solutions for healthcare consumers. Companies that are invited to participate in the program receive: Funding opportunities…Access to Anthem’s Digital Data Sandbox… Mentoring… [and] Path to Market” support.
Scientific conferences are among the most effective scientific events contributing to the development of science.
They are meant to present the latest research findings and to keep up to date with the latest scientific breakthroughs in different fields of science.…