The Roux Institute welcomes 10 new health tech startups to Maine

Founders from across the country have moved to Maine to participate in the Future of Healthcare Founder Residency at Northeastern’s Roux Institute.

At a kickoff event held on April 25th, the Future of Healthcare Founder Residency program officially announced the ten new health tech startups participating in their second cohort. The program, which runs in close partnership with Northern Light Health, MaineHealth, and the Maine Venture Fund, will provide the companies with programming, mentorship, and resources from across the Northeastern network.

“We’ve come up with this innovation blueprint for our program that we think this is the way forward in this industry,” said Elena Brondolo, the director of the program. “We want to create learning opportunities for our founders so that they are the smartest founders on the market. We want to grow the intellectual capital within our ecosystem.”

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