3 US startups named healthcare technology pioneers of 2020

The World Economic Forum has released its 2020 list of 100 tech companies from which to expect big things. Seven of the 100 are in healthcare and, of these, three are based in the U.S.

The WEF list of “technology pioneers” highlights growth-stage companies from around the world that the organization believes are “poised to make a significant impact on business and society.”

Making the cut in the healthcare category are American outfits Sherlock Biosciences (niche: molecular diagnostics), Verge Genomics (drug discovery) and Vim (payer-provider alignment).

A healthcare AI innovator from South Korea, Lunit, is on the list for its image-interpretation software that helps diagnose COVID-19 as well as cancer.

Click here for the full 100 and here to filter for the seven healthcare companies that impressed the WEF’s selectors this year.