Wins a Trip to Boston in February with MassChallenge! 

  It’s not every day you win a trip to America (although there was that one other time we did). This time we are going as part of a global accelerator program called Bridge to MassChallenge who’s mission is to “provide support to the highest-impact and highest-potential startups and entrepreneurs in the world.” The program has supported 835 companies worldwide,… Read more → Research Preliminary Findings

 Joep has been working hard interviewing smokers, ex-smokers and healthcare professionals to for his research on and has recently published his first paper on Research Gate. Introduction/Aim: To determine the facilitators and barriers for the use of a smartphone app as a smoking cessation method by smokers and health professionals (HP’s). Method: Qualitative interviews involving a focus group and… Read more → at The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco Annual Meeting in Chicago founder James Stewart is attending the #SRNT16 annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois to demo the Research Platform. has spent the past two years intensely focused on research and user experience design to develop a framework for delivering the worlds best smoking cessation application (app). Currently there are few apps available that are based on best practice smoking cessation methods,… Read more → Collaborative Researcher Joep van Agteren wins $25,000 $THRF50 Grant

Last Friday night Co-founder James Stewart joined The Clinical Practice Unit research team from the Respiratory Medicine department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital / Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Hospital Research Foundation. What made the night even more exciting was that Collaborative Researcher Joep van Agteren was a finalist for the… Read more →

Help Us Win a $25,000 Research Grant has teamed up with the brilliant research scientist Joseph van Agteren to develop the psychological behaviour change framework for the app. He has also applied for and made it to the final 6 for the The Hospital Research Foundations’ 50th Anniversary Grant! If he wins he will receive $25,000 to help with further developing the app and writing the research paper… Read more →

Half a Day With a $3.5 Billion Dollar Software Company

On Friday Co-founder James Stewart was one of four School for Social Entrepreneurs Alumni chosen to spend half a day with Atlassian in a Hackathon to refine The other Social Entrepreneurs were Jay Booklin (Promise or Pay), Angela Mariani (Everbility) and Tymon Kennedy (Buy-Able). Who are Atlassian? Atlassian build software for developers to plan, collaborate, code and service. They have… Read more → Attending World Conference on Tobacco or Health – Abu Dhabi

  We are very excited to announce that Co-founder James Stewart will be going to Abu Dhabi next week to attend the World Conference on Tobacco or Health. The conference theme is Tobacco and Non-communicable Diseases. Tobacco use now causes one in six of all NCD deaths and up to half of current tobacco users will eventually die of a tobacco-related… Read more →