Sidekick Health chosen for White House’s CancerX project
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Sidekick Health, Alumni company within the Accelerator at Sahlgrenska Science Park and member of HealthTech Nordic, has been recognized as an international champion of digital health research and innovation, and chosen to partner for the White House's CancerX initiative announced by U.S. President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden. The aim is to rapidly accelerate the pace of cancer innovation in the US.

Publish date: 2023-03-29 Text: 
Lizelotte Edvinsson

The company has made an amazing journey. Starting off with a handful of people at Sahlgrenska Science Park, still part of the community as well as the HealthTech Nordic community, the company now has offices in  Boston, Berlin, Reykjavik, and Stockholm. 

Sidekick Health is one of 15 organizations chosen to help tackle the root causes of health inequity and accelerate digital innovation to solve some of the most pressing challenges facing patients with cancer.

Sidekick Health will work on the inaugural CancerX project, “Advancing Digital Innovation to Improve Equity and Reduce Financial Toxicity in Cancer Care and Research” that will champion the value of digital solutions in cancer to solve some of the field’s most pressing challenges. Sidekick Health will share their cutting-edge expertise already gained from providing a tailored digital health program to people living with breast cancer.

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Photo: Saemundur "Sam" Oddsson, Co-founder and Chief Clinical Officer at SidekickHealth