Technology Pioneers 2019

The Technology Pioneers of 2019 bring together 56 early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are pioneering new technologies and innovations ranging from the use of artificial intelligence to fight human trafficking, driverless trucks, quantum computing systems, compostable packaging, and blockchain solutions to tackle disinformation.

By joining this community, Technology Pioneers begin a two-year journey where they are part of the World Economic Forum’s initiatives, activities and events, bringing cutting-edge insights and fresh thinking to critical global discussions.


MeMed Diagnostics

Translating immune system signals into simple diagnostic insights

You visit your doctor with a fever. Is it a bacterial or viral infection? To treat or not to treat? This "seemingly" simple dilemma leads to antibiotic misuse and resistant bacteria. We’re here to help solve this.

MeMed Diagnostics is passionate about translating the complex signals of the immune system into simple diagnostic insights that transform the treatment of infectious diseases. It has developed and validated a pioneering immune-based signature and point-of-care platform to distinguish between bacterial and viral infections – an indispensable tool to fight against antibiotic overuse and resistant bacteria – one of the biggest healthcare challenges today.