There's a femtech revolution and the UK is leading it – Mace Magazine (

It always amazes me how many massive problems affecting tens of millions of people there are that I have barely heard of. Before meeting Prof Ahmed, pre-eclampsia was in this category for me. His work is amazing.

The broader point for me, and perhaps for the entire startup community, is that if we haven’t even heard of the most impactful problems in the world, how are we going to found a company that really matters?

Professor Asif Ahmed tells Mace how he’s leading the charge for developing new medicines to treat pre-eclampsia.

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