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PitchBook Analyst Note: Startups Helping to Build a Pandemic Preparedness and Response Infrastructure

Q2 2020

PitchBook Analyst Note: Startups Helping to Build a Pandemic Preparedness and Response Infrastructure

April 15, 2020

PitchBook Analyst Note: Startups Helping to Build a Pandemic Preparedness and Response Infrastructure
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The COVID-19 outbreak brought the global economy to a standstill and exposed the inadequacies of the developed world's health systems in addressing fast-spreading pandemics. Governments, health systems and businesses are turning to healthtech startups to contend with the current crisis and begin to consider how to approach the next. This note explores the startups developing technologies aimed at decreasing pandemic risk, factors driving investment and adoption of these technologies, and our outlook for these technologies in a post-pandemic future.

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