Europe has a deep tech scaling problem and here’s why

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FitBiomics (requires registration to view), a startup that uses microbiome technology to help improve athlete performance, recently partnered with the San Francisco Marathon on their first product Nella, a performance probiotic geared specifically toward people with active lifestyles. Endurance Sportswire News

Myolyn (requires registration to view), a medical device startup that provides mobility solutions to people with disability, received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the new, second version of their flagship rehabilitation product, the MyoCycle. Cision PR Web News

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