Three NUS deep-tech start-ups to look out for

Areas they could improve: Taking medicine, underwater missions, diagnosing lung cancer

Mr Du Fang, Dr Jia Zhunan and Professor T. Venkatesan (behind), with the Breathonix device. The company has successfully demonstrated early detection of lung cancer in a clinical study. Mr Goh Eng Wei and Ms Grace Chia from BeeX with an autonomous un
Mr Goh Eng Wei and Ms Grace Chia from BeeX with an autonomous underwater and surface vehicle which needs less infrastructure and manpower to operate than current remotely operated vehicles.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

Retired sales manager Timothy Goh takes nine pills, spread over three times a day, to manage his cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.

Like many retirees, the 70-year-old sometimes forgets to take the pills on time. As his eyesight worsens, he also worries about taking the wrong pills or dosage.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 13, 2019, with the headline 'Three NUS deep-tech start-ups to look out for'. Subscribe