UCC medtech NeuroBell announces spin-out with €2.1million funding round

20 February, 2024


Cork-based, Neurobell is building a monitor to detect seizures in newborn babies has spun-out from University College Cork with the closure of a €2.1 million funding round that it says will help it launch the device and secure regulatory approval.


NeuroBell, co-founded by Dr Mark O’Sullivan, Colm Murphy and Dr Alison O’Shea (pictured above) from the Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research at UCC, will also create 12 new jobs over the next year to help support its growth plan.


CorkBIC has worked with co-founder Dr Mark O'Sullivan on their business plan and raising investment.


The company has developed an AI-powered neonatal brain monitor to detect brain seizures in babies admitted to neonatal intensive care units after birth.


NeuroBell has created a pocket-sized wireless device that enables routine monitoring of babies without the need for particular expertise, obviating the need for continuous electroencephalography monitoring, which requires specialised training.


Click here to read the full release on the UCC Website

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