A less-invasive brain diagnostic test, a surface so slippery bacteria can’t stick to it, and a low-cost mylar wrap to help warm babies’ heads after surgery were three of the projects on display at Boston Children’s Hospital’s first-ever Innovators Showcase Friday.
Boston mobile health care tech startup Wellframe announced today that it has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. Wellframe is a mobile platform that allows outpatients with serious medical issues to stay in close contact with their clinicians, such as nurses or coaches, in the difficult first months after returning home from the hospital.
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Seemingly overnight Boston has become the new startup capital of the state’s tech community, with entrepreneurs moving here for the same reasons many newcomers do: It’s a compact, busy city with convenient public transportation, good restaurants, and lots of people like themselves.