HS. Launch A New Healthtech Fund



11 February 2019

Orthopaedic Research UK (ORUK) have launched The Ronald Furlong Fund, in collaboration with healthtech accelerator HS., to help speed up innovation in musculoskeletal care.

The collaboration provides start-ups with up to £100k in financial investment as well as supporting them build and scale their innovations.

Dr Arash Angadji, CEO of ORUK said: “We are thrilled to announce our new research funding initiative ‘The Ronald Furlong Fund’ in partnership with HS., an innovative accelerator that specialises in building and scaling healthcare start-ups.

“Through this collaboration, for the first time in our history, ORUK will be considering funding applications from start-ups in order to accelerate the innovation process and realise our vision of pain-free movement for all.”

Dr James Somauroo, Founding Partner at HS., commented: “By collaborating with ORUK on The Ronald Furlong Fund, we have created a formidable partnership that will select, support and fund the best healthtech startups in the musculoskeletal space. This will rapidly accelerate innovation in this field and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.”

Applications are open now until February 28. All information can be found here.

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