Press & Announcements
View the news highlights below to learn more about the TechEmerge program and current pilots!
January 11, 2018
WellDoc and Voluntis, two companies with FDA-cleared, clinically validated platforms aimed at the management of Type 2 diabetes, have signed a commercial agreement to combine their technologies and offer joint products in the future.
September 22, 2017
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., announces the completion of the acquisition of Vios Medical, Inc. This acquisition represents a major foothold for Murata’s entry into the global healthcare and medical fields. Murata will effectively utilize Vios’s technologies, expertise, and network of overseas hospitals to work toward further business expansion.
June 27, 2017
In June 2017, Apollo ARI and MobileODT hosted their first community screening camp in Aragonda, a rural village in Tamil Nadu. The women learned of the health camp from community health workers, who engaged families in conversations on reproductive health, how to prevent cervical cancer, and who might be at risk.
March 23, 2017
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group; WellDoc, a US-based digital health startup; and Max Healthcare, a leading Indian healthcare provider, today launched a cutting-edge mobile application in India to improve diabetes care, amid predictions from the International Diabetes Foundation that the disease could affect 123 million Indian citizens by 2040.
March 7, 2017
MobileODT is proud to announce its partnership with Apollo Hospitals -India’s leading healthcare provider and International Oncology– a speciality chain of cancer therapy centers, to apply MobileODT’s Enhanced Visual Assessment (EVA) System to increase access to low-cost, portable, and effective cervical cancer screening in India.
March 7, 2017
The Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited has recently joined hands with MobileODT that will apply its Enhanced Visual Assessment (EVA) System to reduce loss of follow up for women who screen positive on cervical cancer screening tests, and increase internal capacity to screen for cervical cancer at a lower cost.
December 20, 2016
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the arm of the World Bank Group that invests in the private sector in emerging markets, is actively looking to support the evolving digital health trend.
November 30, 2016
Zilico Ltd - a developer of a pioneering cervical cancer diagnostic system - has been selected by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, to be a part of a unique program across India.
November 10, 2016
Recently, Bodhi was selected by IFC's TechEmerge Program to work with large Indian healthcare providers which include NephroPlus dialysis chain and Eye-Q specialty chain of hospitals.
September 19, 2016
The IFC is stepping it up, with plans to double its portfolio of venture capital investments over the next few years to a billion dollars, stirring a new level of excitement in the international development community and beyond.
June 18, 2016
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is planning to invest in health-technology startups in India, says Sergio Pimenta, global head of industry manufacturing, agribusiness and services at the World Bank Group institution.
June 16, 2016
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group offering lasting solutions for development, on June 15 kicked off the first-of-its-kind TechEmerge Health Innovation Summit in the capital city New Delhi of India to ensure matchmaking between technology companies from around the world with corporations in emerging markets.
June 15, 2016
On June 15, 2016 International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group offering lasting solutions for development, organized the first-of-its-kind Tech Emerge Health Innovation Summit in New Delhi to ensure matchmaking between the Israeli technology companies with the corporations in the emerging markets.
June 15, 2016
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, attracted more than 300 applications from health technology companies from 29 countries, interested in enabling better health services in India, and matched the top proposals with Indian healthcare providers at a Health Innovation Summit in New Delhi today.
January 18, 2016
Already close collaborators in areas like defense and agritech, Israel and India will soon be working together on health technologies, through the good offices of the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation.