Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Roberta Powell’s startup Quantitative 2 Qualitative Health (Q2Q) has been accepted into the 2019 MassChallengeRI cohort. The cohort, made up of 25 early-stage startups, was chosen from over 250 applications from 25 states and 39 countries around the world. Q2Q uses a customer facing application to convert health data into simple diagrams to empower its users to make better health decisions.
Digital Health, Design Health + Connections to Resources for Women Owned Businesses. This month’s Women’s Heath + Entrepreneurship Event pulls two speakers from two drastically different backgrounds in the healthcare field. One, a Doctor focusing on digital health and connecting women to funding for their healthcare startups and companies, and two, a designer focusing on global women’s health education though textile design will join us in sharing their stories of how they began working in their field, what needs they saw in their respective industries, and what they are doing now to fill those needs. Join us for an exciting event focused on women’s health and learn about these two women positively changing the healthcare space for women from drastically different angles.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 – A Korean delegation from our global partner, Chungnam National University and the Chungnam National University Hospital visited Rhode Island on their tour of well know innovation hubs in the United States. Their goal was to learn about Rhode Island’s thriving MedTech ecosystem and how they can partner with organization, universities, and government entities in the state.
The Women’ Health + Entrepreneurship Series was the perfect stage for two Providence based women to share the stories of how they are combating the rising maternal death rate worldwide. Did you know that the United States has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world and the rate is continuing to grow? Last Wednesday, April 10th, maternal health experts Meg Wirth and Anne Geary Schmults took the stage at our monthly Women’s Health + Entrepreneurship Event event to share how their companies are providing innovative products and solutions to save mothers and baby’s lives all around the world.