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Tech news: October 2022

This month's top tech news stories

Mast Group

Mission hospital

The Khristiya Seva Niketan (KSN) is a mission hospital in Sarenga, West Bengal, India, which is two hours from the nearest city with modern facilities. Ivor Mitchelmore, a retired Chief Biomedical Scientist, has been visiting KSN since 2014 with colleagues to try to establish a microbiology service. Several companies have supported this effort, including the Mast Group, by providing equipment and consumables. The next visit is planned to KSN is January/February 2023.


Blood cancer

Qlucore is expanding its collaboration in precision diagnostics with Lund University with the aim of developing solutions for improved blood cancer diagnostics. Combining the software expertise of Qlucore with the cancer diagnostics expertise of Lund University, the collaboration aims to develop and evaluate classification models for improved diagnostics of two different forms of blood cancer – acute lymphoblastic and acute myeloid leukemia.

AI imaging

Health tech firm has partnered with Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, to launch the AI Innovation Lab for Medical Imaging. The initial programme will run for three years and will include research into the detection of abnormalities by artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for infectious and non-infectious disease conditions. The goal will be to understand the potential use cases for AI in Europe and provide guidance to clinicians on best practices for the adoption of the technology specifically for their requirements. Erasmus MC is a leading innovator in healthcare, pursuing excellence through research and teaching. It will run the Lab, conducting research projects using Qure’s AI technology.

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