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AWS Healthcare Accelerator in the UK Announces 12 Startups Selected for the Inaugural Programme

We are excited to announce the selection of the 12 participants for the first ever AWS Healthcare Accelerator in the UK, a four-week program that cultivates and promotes innovative startup solutions that achieve the quadruple aim of improved patient experience, improved clinician experience, better health outcomes, and lower cost of care.

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Applications Are Now Open in the UK for the AWS Healthcare Accelerator Programme

The United Kingdom (UK) healthcare system’s acceleration of innovation in service delivery, along with its increased adoption of digitally-enabled, secure, and compliant solutions through the Covid-19 crisis has brought about great benefit for patients. Embracing digital health innovations has enabled the NHS to deliver a world-leading vaccination programme showing their inherent talent and collaborative, patient-centric capacity to transform at pace. Now, their focus moves to tackling backlogs in elective care, continuing to implement the NHS Long Term Plan, and focusing on transformation of services to support NHS resilience. To support both high-potential healthcare startups and the UK healthcare system’s demand for these types of solutions, we are excited to announce the launch of the AWS Healthcare Accelerator programme in the UK.

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Settld: Finding Grant Funding for your Startup

There are different ways of securing early startup cash, aside from personal bank loans or begging family and friends. One option is grant funding. Whilst there are caveats of relying upon this approach, the cash comes with no equity dilution and can offer a pre-revenue lifeline. Here is what Settld has learnt from going through the process so far.

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PromoMii: Video Ads Powered by AWS Machine Learning

Creating a movie trailer takes time and most broadcasters and streaming platforms don’t have enough resources to do it. PromoMii, a UK startup, solves this problem with a unique blend of domain expertise and machine learning. Here’s how they do it.

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FloodFlash: How Tech-enabled Flood Insurers are Building More Resilient Businesses

Annual losses from UK flooding are estimated to be in the region of £500 million, with huge amounts of uninsured loss every year. “Parametric” or “event-based” insurance is one potential solution to this insurance gap. Using affordable IoT technology and platforms like AWS, FloodFlash is the first company to offer parametric flood insurance to small businesses.

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