The podcast dives into the ways femtech can support women in managing menstruation, fertility, pregnancy, sexual health, and menopause.
The interview sheds light on why women’s health needs transformative innovations. Here are the five key takeaways.
A critical need for femtech
The podcast underscores the crucial need for femtech by emphasizing the diverse phases in a woman’s life, ranging from menstruation to menopause. It highlights the scarcity of technological innovations dedicated to enhancing women’s health across these stages.
Femtech opens conversations
Vanessa Julia Carpenter emphasizes that femtech has changed the conversation about women’s health. Femtech has encouraged open discussions, breaking taboos and fostering inclusivity.
Technology empowers women
The podcast describes femtech solutions for menstrual health, such as tracking apps like Clue and innovative devices like Kegg analyzing cervical fluid. By enabling women to monitor and understand their menstrual cycles, these technologies empower informed decision-making.
Femtech needs investors
Listeners gain insights into the financial backing received by femtech. Femtech is an important area that investors are interested in and excited about. The podcast acknowledges the traditional gender imbalances in investment and highlights the positive but slow, trend toward increased diversity.
Menopause is in focus
The podcast highlights the growing attention towards menopause in the femtech industry. It discusses the technological advancements addressing symptoms such as hot flashes and bone density loss. Vanessa Julia Carpenter emphazises the unexplored potential for innovation and support during this stage in women’s lives.
Listen to the podcast (English)
Explore the full podcast episode here: https://ida.dk/viden-og-netvaerk/idas-podcast/techtopia/techtopia-episoder-2023/techtopia-308-lav-tech-til-kvinder-femtech