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2022 Show Chwan Health Care System x IRCAD x BE MIS Medtech Demo Day, the Biggest MIS Center in Asia x The First Health Ventures in Taiwan launches the “Innovative High-Value Medical Devices Incubating Program”

The accelerator program is co-led by BE Health Ventures, which has been dedicated to health and medical technologies for years, the prestigious clinical institution Show Chwan Health Care System and IRCAD TAIWAN. Together, they are honored to be supported by the National Science and Technology Council for organizing the big demonstration day.

Chief Central Superintendent of Show Chwan Health Care System, Dr. Wayne Hung, Honorary Superintendent of Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Dr. Arnold Lee, and Arthur Chen, Managing Partner of BE Health Ventures, officially launched the “High Value Innovative Medical Devices Incubation Program” at an event.

Born from pioneers, the “high value-added innovative medical device incubation program” aims at the profitable market.

On the demo day, several prominent guests were invited to deliver keynote addresses, including Director General Andrea Hsu, Department of University-Industry Collaboration and Science Parks Affairs, National Council of Science and technology. She encourages that “During today’s demonstration day, we look forward to cooperation between hospitals and start-ups to develop innovative technologies.” In addition, Arthur Chen, Managing Partner of BE Health Ventures, officially launched the “High Value Innovative Medical Devices Incubation Program” at the event.

Being dedicated to the field of medical devices for years, BE is fully aware of the importance of building an ecosystem of innovative high value-added medical devices and CDMOs. So it meant a lot to BE to launch the program on the day of the demo and lay the foundation for Taiwan’s key role in global innovation.

COO Sherry Chen of Show Chwan Health Care System, who rarely appears in public, also clarified Chairman Huang Min-ho’s entrepreneurial history, to encourage start-ups: “Show Chwan Health Care System is the largest medical group founded by doctors. In Taiwan. President Huang Min-ho started his business in a surgical clinic. Along the way, it grew into a medical system with eight hospitals at its current stage. We were born to be pioneers and determined to go global, with the spirit we support start-ups with investment and mentorship resources, which are essential for start-ups to thrive.

Roundtable “VC x MedTech: The Global Perspectives to Accelerate International Growth”, invited prestigious speakers including Dr. Lee Swanstrom of IHU Strasbourg, Dr. Luis Romagnolo of Barretos Cancer Hospital and Yen Chen Huang, Vice President of Diamond Biofund.

Leading international experts in surgical innovation and inspiring dialogue with medical device investors.

In addition to the startup demo, BE and Show Chwan Health Care System notably organized a panel which invited prestigious speakers including Dr. Lee Swanstrom from IHU Strasbourg, Dr. Luis Romagnolo from Barretos Cancer Hospital and Yen Chen Huang, vice-president of Diamant Biofonds. In the panel, they would cover the topic: “VC x ​​MedTech: Global Perspectives to Accelerate International Growth,” sharing new trends in minimally invasive surgery and possible ways to go global. Don’t miss the great opportunity to participate in the demo day and enjoy the inspiring panel!

Outstanding performance for medical innovation, let Taiwan be seen.

The combination of “Show Chwan Health Care System x IRCAD x BE” had jointly incubated MIS medical technology startups, there are teams from the United States, South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore, covering areas ranging from AI precision medicine, AI disease prediction, big data analysis platform, nanotechnology treatment, intelligent care equipment, minimally invasive surgery image analysis, etc., and unlike usual, this time overseas recruitment reached 40%. Along with notable teams from the United States, Taiwan and Singapore, the program also entered a Korean team for the very first time. This great achievement is the result of Taiwan’s abundant medical resources and Taiwan’s unique role in the global healthcare ecosystem.

The brilliant achievement of having raised more than 7 million dollars for an American start-up in a single round.

Advanced NanoTherapies (ANT), a US-based start-up with high market value potential, uses its drug-coated balloon (DCB) to safely release long-term drugs to treat peripheral arterial disease (PAD ), which is likely to hit double-digit annual revenue growth over the next decade. During the acceleration, BE Health Ventures and Show Chwan Health Care System connected investors and investment institutions from the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, etc. ., and supported ANT in completing the new $7 million fundraiser. At present, ANT is set to conduct clinical trials at OSU FIH in Australia in October this year, and thereafter they will conduct clinical research and consultation at Show Chwan Health Care System in Taiwan.

Determined to go global, BE & Show Chwan envisions the new innovation model of medical devices.

BE Health Ventures and Show Chwan Health Care System, with strong clinical experience, helps Taiwanese start-ups go global and connects overseas start-ups to Taiwan’s abundant medical resources.

Since 2019, BE Health Ventures and Show Chwan Health Care System have jointly established the first health companies in Taiwan, which focus on supporting health technology and medical technology start-ups and building an ecosystem of global innovation. So far, they have funded 20 start-ups at home and abroad, with 2 portfolios already successfully IPO. And now, with the launch of the “Innovative High Value Medical Device Incubation Program”, BE and Show Chwan would like to consider a new plan for medical device innovation. As CEO Janet Huang of Show Chwan Health Care System mentioned, “we were born to be pioneers and determined to go global”, BE Health Ventures and Show Chwan Health Care System encourage start-ups to go global and show Taiwan’s extraordinary medicine to the world. expertise and capacity.

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