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Seer ranks among the fastest growing technology companies in Australia

Media Statement Melbourne-headquartered medical technology company Seer has joined a select group of Australia’s most innovative and fastest-growing technology businesses, after placing eighth as part of this year’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 recognises public and private technology companies for fast growth based on an assessment of their percentage revenue growth…

Seer awarded $1m grant for personalised epilepsy seizure forecasting app

Media Statement Melbourne-headquartered medical technology company Seer has been awarded a $1m grant for the development of an app that produces a personalised epilepsy seizure forecast. Funded by the Australian Government through the BioMedTech Horizons program, and operated by MTPConnect, Seer’s digital innovation combines a mobile app with integrated wearable devices. Seer’s co-founder and CEO,…

A Seizure Forecaster Will Soon be Available on Beagle

Seer is creating a seizure forecasting system, in collaboration with US-based Mayo Clinic and the UK-based King’s College London. The US$3 million (AU$4.2 million) grant was awarded by the Epilepsy Foundation of America for the Seizure Gauge challenge. In the 7 News feature, Seer Co-Founder Prof. Mark Cook explains how the Seizure Gauge will work…

Seer given $4.2mil boost to develop a “forecaster” for epileptic seizures

Seer is creating a seizure forecasting system, in collaboration with US-based Mayo Clinic and the UK-based King’s College London. The US$3 million (AU$4.2 million) grant was awarded by the Epilepsy Foundation of America for the Seizure Gauge challenge. In the Herald Sun article, Seer Co-Founder Dean Freestone states that seizure forecasting could be solved in…

Research by Seer team members published in Nature Neuroscience

Seer team members, Pip Karoly, Dean Freestone and Mark Cook have had their collaborative research with the Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic) published in Nature Neuroscience. Their research explores ‘critical slowing’ prior to a seizure. Critical slowing is a phenomenon that occurs as a system approaches a “critical point”. In the brain, the critical point could represent…

Seer seizure forecasting research published in Lancet Neurology

Seer team members, Pip Karoly, Dean Freestone and Mark Cook have had their research published in Lancet Neurology. Epilepsy has long been suspected to be governed by cyclic rhythms, with seizure rates rising and falling periodically over weeks, months, or even years. The very long scales of seizure patterns seem to defy natural explanation and…

Seer is a finalist in the 2018 Telstra Business Awards!

Seer is one of only 84 finalists in the 2018 Telstra Business Awards. The prestigious program recognises the best in business across four categories: Emerging and Energised, Small and Succeeding, Medium and Making Waves, and Social Change Maker. Seer, one of over 10,000 entries in this years awards, was evaluated across a broad range of…