Artificial intelligence in healthcare attracts new rounds

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BY : Diego GutiérrezMay Thu, 2019

Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly popular, due in part to its wide range of potential uses in most business sectors. One of the fastest growing is in the medical and healthcare sectors. sector de la health en general; cada vez más empresas tecnológicas están viendo un filón en un mercado que no para de crecer, en el cual existe una baja automatización y donde los presupuestos que se manejan son elevados.

In Spain, one of the exponents of this trend is Psious.

Psious es una empresa catalana que fue fundada en 2013 y ofrece un software de realidad virtual dedicado completamente a la rama de la psicología. Lo que busca es brindar valor al tratamiento de la salud mental, proporcionando una plataforma de realidad virtual con funcionalidad directa para el uso en prácticas clínicas.

Artificial intelligence in healthcare attracts new rounds

This platform provides animated environments that help to dynamise the sessions; it includes a wide variety of scenarios that help to treat different disorders such as anxiety, fears or phobias. In addition, it is also able to learn from users and generate environments that improve attention and relaxation treatments.

However, what sets this company apart is its ability to offer services in a simple way using a mobile phone and virtual reality glasses, without the need for a large installation, thus reducing the fixed cost.

A principios de mayo la firma ha sido capaz de obtener una ronda de financiación en equity por valor de 8M€ por parte de los fondos de capital riesgo Asabys Partners y Caixa Capital, con estos fondos se espera aumentar la variabilidad del producto, la adopción de mejoras en el software y una expansión a clínicas por todo el estado.

Within the same sector, we bring you other operations of great relevance:


Esta firma japonesa ha levantado 3,5M€ para construir una plataforma mejorada y un sistema de realidad virtual para construir un database en realidad virtual respaldado por tecnología de Artificial Intelligence permitiendo to diagnose more accurately, find anomalies and discern variations patients in a more accurate way.

Vicarious Surgical

Vicarious Surgical is a technology company focused on the creation of software and hardware for facilitating surgical operations.

Using virtual reality technology, it is able to improve precision and, thanks to artificial intelligence, it helps surgeons to analyse the patient's situation in real time and anticipate possible problems in operations.

Esta compañía a mediados de febrero captó $10M para la mejora de la precisión de su sistema de realidad virtual y para escalar la venta del sistema a nivel nacional.

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