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Cortechs named winner of FutureHealth

Cortechs, a new disruptive e-health company of wearable brainwave technologies that help children with ADHD focus on tasks more effectively, has been named winner of the FutureHealth program at the NDRC.

The company, led by Aine Behan, was one of ten startups that took part in the eight-week FutureHealth program.

The winning team will now receive a €15,000 worth of mentorship services from EY across a range of business services.

According to Mr.Alex White TD, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources the ten companies in the competition have showcased exciting and innovative ideas designed to revolutionize a particular area of healthcare. Projects like Coretch’s winning solution will help Ireland to secure its economic future through the creation of indigenous businesses, started and sustained by people of talent.

Companies backed by the NDRC have attracted in Ireland almost €90 million in follow-on investment, creating over 500 new jobs.

Aine Behan, CEO, and Co-founder of Cortechs (October 2013) has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience.

In connection with the announcement of the competition Eva Fabry, Director of ECWT stressed: ‘ECWT is proud to see that young female talent affiliated to ECWT’s multi-stakeholder network are ready to conquer Silicon Valley!’