They won the HealthTech Award 2021 in tough competition

Boneprox received the The HealthTech Award 2021 at the Vitalis conference in Gothenburg. The award, a cooperation between GREAT and Vitalis, celebrates healthtech innovations that make a difference for people’s lives.

Publish date: 2021-05-18 Text: 
Lizelotte Edvinsson

“We are very honored to receive this award. It is a confirmation that we are heading in the right direction in terms of cross-sectoral collaborations to streamline preventive diagnosis in dentistry and healthcare”, said Peder Remman, CEO and co-founder.

The jury selected Boneprox with the following motivation: With a pioneering approach that connects the mouth with the rest of the body, the winner of the HealthTech Award 2021 has a patented solution for predicting diseases using AI. To be able to analyse the risk of osteoporosis based on a standard X-ray image during a dentist's appointment, challenges traditional boundaries, facilitates disease prevention and lessens the burden on the healthcare system. Ultimately, an innovative solution that benefits individuals, the healthcare system and society in general.

Jury: Charlotta Gummeson, CEO, Sahlgrenska Science Park, Erik Wilhelm Graef Behm, Vice , Chairman, GREAT, Frode Langmoen, Technology Executive Nordic Business Development and ISVs IBM Global Business Partners, Helena Theander, Node Manager, AI Sweden, Jon Nilsson, Vice President Life Sciences, Government & Health, CGI, Lars Lindsköld, Regional Development Officer, Region Västra Götaland, Maria Sterner, Manager Vitalis, Margareta Wallenten, Director, Healthtech Nordic

Boneprox, part of Sahlgrenska Science Park’s accelerator progamme and member of HealthTech Nordic is the first of its kind to connect dental care to health care through preventive methods to improve the general public health based on dental x-rays. Below is how they present themselves in a three-minute pitch.      

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