Elevator pitch: Edison

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Elevator pitch: Edison

We gave Rich Tangney a little longer than an elevator ride to pitch Edison, a newly launched personalised healthcare service based in Auckland that includes detailed genetic profiling, 3D body imaging and even wearable tech to track their patients’ health and wellbeing – and hopefully, prolong their life span.

Wish we'd thought of that

We all want to live longer - and there's plenty of companies working to help us do just that. Do you have a health innovation that you think deserves to be recognised at the 2017 New Zealand Innovation Awards? Then enter it in the Innovation in Health & Science category, sponsored by Chorus.

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