CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

THE UNMET NEED

 
 
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Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death globally.1

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31% of global deaths each year are due to cardiovascular disease.2

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17.7 million people die every year from cardiovascular disease.3

 
 

 

THE PIONEERING SOLUTION

 

Valtari Bio


Valtari Bio is developing a point of care blood test to expedite the diagnosis of suspected stroke patients. Their product, ReST (Rapid evaluation Stroke Triage) will help clinicians, with or without stroke experience, to make a confident assessment in ten minutes or less.

 
 
 
 

Vascor


Vascor are a medical device company aiming to dramatically improve the quality and longevity of life for millions of people suffering with heart failure.


Their Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) will offer a safer and more effective destination therapy option to people unlikely to receive a transplant.

 
 

References

1. Cardiovascular diseases http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs317/en/ Accessed April 2018. 2. Cardiovascular diseases http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs317/en/ Accessed April 2018. 3. Cardiovascular disease http://www.who.int/cardiovascular_diseases/en/ Accessed April 2018.