Hungry Pfizer Wants In, Eyes Healthtech Startups With New Accelerator Program

Published: Apr 27, 2017

Healthtech is hot, and pharma giant Pfizer is just one in a long list of large corporates who’s clued up on the sector’s growing potential. With a constant stream of innovation in devices, apps, wearables in healthcare, healthtech promises solutions for longstanding medical problems.

“Health tech is most definitely a growing area and just one example of how the UK has been a great centre of innovation across healthcare. The latest UK government data reveals that there are more than 3,000 medical technology companies in the UK, generating over £22 billion in revenue, with a growth rate of 20 per cent,” Dr Hamish Graham, London manager of the Pfizer Healthcare Hub tells GrowthBusiness.

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