The digital mental healthcare provider will use funds to accelerate product development,  expand US presence, and enhance R&D  LONDON, February 9, 2021 — Koa Health, a digital mental healthcare provider offering personalized solutions backed by science, today announced it closed an oversubscribed €30 million ($36 million) Series A funding round. The round had a first …

by Francesco Condello

About Koa Health Koa Health is the only digital mental healthcare provider that offers integrated mental health solutions. Our ambition is to redefine care by offering a range of personalised mental health solutions, all of which are backed by science and designed to improve user wellbeing. We recently spun out of Telefónica’s innovation facility following …

by Heather Smith

Delivering a Mental Health App Framework for the Netherlands At any one time, 12 per cent of the population, or an estimated 110 million people, across the WHO European Region, experience a mental health condition(1). For convenience, confidentiality and functionality, an increasing number of people experiencing mental ill health look to access support online. But …

by Heather Smith

In my pocket, I have a miniature penguin to whom I’ve started confiding my fears. I told it I felt worried about a second wave of Covid-19, and it suggested I run through worst-case scenarios – and then assess how likely they were to happen. Once I’d concluded that they were in fact unlikely, I found …

by Heather Smith

NORTH FERGUS, ON, Sept. 21, 2020 /CNW/ – Members, families and retirees of the Ontario Provincial Police Association, and the OPP Commissioned Officers’ Association will now have better access to mental health supports thanks to a new partnership announced today. This builds on an earlier partnership forged six months ago in response to the growing mental health crisis …

by Heather Smith

Are you a health tech start up focusing on remote monitoring and mental health? Recruitment is now open for a new government programme to help start-ups drive transformation. GovTech venture firm PUBLIC is seeking start-ups for the latest GovStart programme, aimed at using technology to deliver healthcare amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdown demonstrated the need …

by Heather Smith

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £345,000 (including VAT) to develop new solutions using digital technology to provide psychological support. Competition opens: Monday 20 July 2020 Registration closes: Wednesday 9 September 2020 11:00am This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by NHS Scotland. Successful applicants will receive 100% funding and have access to …

by Heather Smith

Introduction Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the Positive Pathways programme will award fixed grants of £35,000 for projects developed by and for veterans. Projects should aim to improve veterans’ mental health and wellbeing by getting veterans out and active. You can find out more about the projects awarded in earlier round of this programme …

by Heather Smith

Following on from our Pop-Up Ecosystem on Mental Health – Here is some funding for research into the effects of the #COVID19 pandemic on mental health UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is joining the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to boost its support for research investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental …

by Heather Smith

Researchers in the MARCH network, funded by UK Research and Innovation are exploring the psychological and social experiences of UK adults during the #coronavirus outbreak. Now more than ever, #EveryMindMatters. Get simple tips on mental wellbeing here https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

by Heather Smith
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