Ayogo and HCL America jointly submitted My GluCoach, to the Alexa Diabetes Challenge. The Alexa-based app is a voice-based diabetes teacher, lifestyle coach, and personal assistant that learns from the patient-user’s wearable and medical devices and through interaction over time. Ayogo’s Maddy Bazett and Brian Carter co-developed the concept. Ayogo and HCL are one of five finalists awarded $25,000, 10 000 AWS credits and entered into the Virtual Accelerator to build a working prototype.
Ayogo Named to Top 100 Most Innovative mHealth Companies for Second Time
Ayogo has been recognized for a second time, as one of the most innovative and disruptive health technology companies globally. Ayogo is one of the few Canadian companies listed. We are deeply honoured to remain among the top 100 digital health companies even as competition and innovation have grown. The Global Digital Health 100 represents 6 months of analysis by the editorial and advisory team at The Journal of mHealth, who considered the offerings and innovations from companies across the digital health ecosystem.
Ayogo and Genentech Collaborate on Award Winning Health Games
The 2016 International Serious Play Awards competition today recognized the collaboration between Ayogo and Genentech with a Silver Award for two health-games that illustrate immunotherapy. The award winning health games include T-Cells Attack and Lymph Node Labyrinth. Each relates to the science behind the Cancer-Immunity Cycle.
To help educate about the science underlying cancer immunotherapy, and to highlight Genentech’s thought leadership in this space, Ayogo created the mini-games for different steps in the Cancer-Immunity Cycle.
AstraZeneca and Ayogo: A Winning Pharma Collaboration
The EyeforPharma Awards in Philadelphia reunited the Ayogo team with AstraZeneca’s Diabetes team, May 2, 2016. As Top 3 Finalists, they were there to be recognized for their collaboration on Fit2Me for Most Valuable Pharma Collaboration. Ayogo developed the interactive site, Fit2MeCoach.com. Fit2Me, a free, digital, diabetes patient support program, has been described by MM&M as “cannier, more sensitive to patient needs and just plain more effective than pretty much every other education or awareness campaign out there.”
Sleep Guru Wins Bronze for Best Mobile App
The insomnia support application Sleep Guru was created by Ayogo for Merck as a companion support to the Belsomra medication. Sleep Guru won bronze for Best Mobile App at the DTC National Advertising Awards in Boston.
Sleep Guru is a beautiful app that pulls together a curriculum of behavior change made up of sleep hygiene behaviors. The Sleep Guru mobile interface is super playful. The designers used positive imagery, soothing soundtracks, positive messaging, a deeply difficult emotions associated with insomnia into a motivating experience. The goal of the app is to complete a 10 Day Challenge. Its purpose is to help people with insomnia form new sleep habits. The player picks their own custom challenge to work on, choosing five daily habits they want to tackle every day for 10 days.
AstraZeneca’s Fit2Me Wins Gold at International ECHO Awards
AstraZeneca won Gold at the International ECHO™ Awards, recognizing Fit2Me as one of the world’s best marketing campaigns. MRM/McCann created the award-winning ad campaign Fit2Me. My Plan. My Way. Several partners worked on Fit2Me campaign and diabetes branded assets. Ayogo designed and built the entire user interface for the Fit2Me interactive patient support application.
Fit2Me is a strong example of a collaborative pharma marketing strategy. The ECHO Awards assessed Fit2Me’s striking creativity in the context of Fit2Me’s business strategy and its concrete results.
Fit2Me Up for MM&M Best Health and Wellness Digital Initiative for Consumers
Competing against all digital initiatives and apps offering health consumer education, patient support or promotion in the health-and-wellness space put Fit2Me up against hundreds of mobile apps, tracking tools, video, games and contests. So being chosen as a finalist MM&M’s Best Health and Wellness Digital Initiative is a huge, prestigious accomplishment. Ayogo was delighted to make it into the Top 6 finalists and congratulate AstraZeneca and our partner in this accomplishment, Cadient.
Ayogo Named to Top 100 Most Innovative mHealth Companies
2014’s highlight was being named on the Global Digital Health 100 Award list , recognizing Ayogo as one of the 100 most innovative companies working in the mobile and digital health sectors today. Ayogo has been called “Canada’s Hottest Digital Company in Canada” and has received many awards in digital health. Our games have earned our clients high profile recognition, including a silver Clio for Health and Gold International ECHO. Here’s our secret to success: to achieve award-winning delight and real-world health outcomes, try Ayogo’s Playful Design approach and soon you’ll be winning awards in digital health, too!
Vancouver UX Awards 2014 Finalist
Empower is a behavioural health intervention, designed for patients with chronic conditions and difficult or complex care plans to help them engage with and manage their health more effectively. Empower works – improving outcomes for patients and their caregivers by enhancing intrinsic motivation, helping develop a sense of agency, and integrating healthy action into daily life.
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2014 Life Sciences List
Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles B.C. technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Since 2003, the Ready to Rocket list has consistently predicted the revenue growth leaders and the companies most likely to attract investment.
Ayogo, a Vancouver tech company was awarded a 2014 Ready to Rocket in Life Science Emerging & Health Tech.
Ready to Rocket: 2014 Life Science Emerging Rockets
Ayogo’s Michael Fergusson is included in Life Science industry’s award PharmaVoice100 which recognizes the most inspiring people in the life-sciences industry.
PharmaVOICE 100 recognizes the most inspiring people in the life-sciences industry, as determined by our readers. They are innovative and have the ability to think outside-the-box. They develop breakthrough strategies, products, and services.
These most game changers are determined by PharmaVoice readers for their ability to innovate and develop breakthrough strategies, products, and services.
Read the article: Life Science industry’s 100 most extraordinary game changers
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 – Social (Pacific)
This is a unique category among the awards. It’s given in recognition of an entrepreneur whose achievements have driven large-scale social change and improved people’s lives or quality of life.
“I’d like to express my thanks to the jury, and acknowledge that this award is really a tribute to the work of my team and Ayogo co-founder Paul Prescod. Congratulations to fellow winners and to Greg Blake of Daiya for his award of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012” said Michael Fergusson upon receiving the award.
Best Post-Revenue Company
Angel Forum™ in Canada that introduces emerging companies to private equity Angel Investors. Presenting companies have raised over $35 million directly through the Forum.
Angel Forum: Best Post-Revenue Company
The World Health Care Congress celebrates innovators who offer fresh ideas, innovative strategies and unique insights. In their annual conferences on mHealth they focus on actionable and strategic mobile technologies that address escalating health care costs, challenges in quality, new models for finance and improvements in delivery.
Paul Prescod received the honour for his work in developing products for adults and children with diabetes at the fourth mHealth World Congress, an annual gathering of national and international health care and technology executives discussing the latest mobile technologies and strategic initiatives transforming the future delivery of health care.
World Congress mHealth Innovation: Top Ten Entrepreneurs
Top 25 Exporter for the 2012 BC Export Awards
Digital Media & Entertainment category.
The BC Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the success and innovative approaches of BC export companies. to both the provincial and national economy.