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HealthTech Member:
KYMIRA

 

Eagle Labs HealthTech chats to Tim Brownstone, Founder and CEO of KYMIRA.

Tell us about KYMIRA

KYMIRA is one of the leading smart textile technology companies in the world, we specialise in building medical technologies into clothing. The company's mission is to save 1,000,000 lives by 2030 with our life saving, life changing products.
 

How long have you been an Eagle Labs member?

We are non-physical now. However, were based with you for 6 months in 2018.
 

When did you start your business?

April 16th, 2013.
 

What's been your biggest highlight

Winning a Barclays Entrepreneur of the Year Award this year was pretty big! Aside from that, every time we hear from one of our customers to tell us about how we have helped to change their life... that is why we come into the office everyday!
 

What's been your biggest challenge?

If innovating and brining new technologies to market wasn't challenging enough, innovating a new business model at the same time has had its challenges! Like any medical device business, pre-launch resource management can be challenging. I am incredibly proud of what the team achieve every day, and I look forward to being able to better equip them with the resources they need in the future.
 

Advice for entrepreneurs starting out

Always look ahead, there will be 100's if not 1000's of possible ways that you can achieve your goals. If you can start by always looking ahead and mapping the best routes to get from where you are now, to where you want to be; your business will be more adaptable and it will stand you in better stead as the founder(s).

 

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