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EIT Health Meet-up

This September the eleven most promising early stage medtech startups from all over Europe, will start the third edition of EIT Health Validation Lab. During this two months program the teams will validate their their ideas, market potential and business model. The program will help to launch in markets all over Europe. They will do this in the Netherlands), Germany, Ireland and Spain. Attached you find an overview of the teams. 

EIT Health LaunchLab is set up by EIT Health, together with YES!Delft and with the support of Luris, LUMC, PLNT Leiden and many others from all over Europe. EIT Health is one of the largest healthcare initiatives worldwide and promotes entrepreneurship and innovates in healthy living and active ageing. The aim: improve quality of life and healthcare across Europe.

Do you want to see these medtech startups pitch their ideas? Rsvp now (free) by clicking here !

Care4health
Care4 Health Management helps people deal with their chronical conditions and take care of
their wellbeings by promoting self-management through behavior changes.
1. 360 personalized online/offline solution for people and the love ones they care
2. Forming a better habit and changing behavior are actually easy and fun
3. Future oriented health management concept and strong ecosystem will boost the global scale up

EyeMic
Reducing 10% of the operation time in microsurgery as well as reducing errors thus increase into
patient safety and recovery time reduction

GAIA
Prevention is better than cure! Gaia, deep breath helps to improve the air quality in any type of
building. This innovative technology is decreasing the chance of spreading sicknesses and
improving the productivity as well as the health of employees (higher O2 levels). Our photo
bioreactor is fueled by sunlight and the air your breath out. Its combination with nanotechnology
allows for the highest efficiency in cleaning indoor air and allows for a deep breath wherever you
are!

Gyrat
Gyrafit is a dynamic, customisable orthotic which adjusts the way the foot interacts with the
ground using a patented heel system and a unique flexible arch support shell, offering dynamic
support through each phase of the stepping cycle. The feet are the foundation of the whole
body; correct foot alignment improves posture and alleviates many unexplainable ailments such
as knee, hip and back pain. Patients can now receive a low cost customised orthotic on the day
of diagnosis that can be adjusted and reused throughout the rehabilitation of the foot.

Oculo
Oculo is a wearable camera device that will enable visually impaired people to access visual
information around them, independently.

Glasschair
Munevo’s vision is to help people with disabilities by using new and innovative technologies.
munevo DRIVE is the first wheelchair control based on smart glasses that allows user a
hands-free driving experience.

Optical Medical Diagnostic
Amazing choice for detection of parasitic infections in humans and animals. We make life worth
living!

ReCognize
Recognize is a non-invasive application for augmented reality glasses that adds a layer over the
surroundings of dementing to complement impaired cognitive functions, without manual
interaction needed. Being first to not require premorbid familiarity. Personalised modules support
different executive functions, commonly compromised. Dementia is the second most expensive
disease in The Netherlands thanks to costly elderly home care, burns about €55.000 annually
per patient. Given the prospected doubling in cases of dementia in the next 20 years this
application anticipates to this need by preventing elderly from living in elderly home care
centers, thereby restoring resilience and autonomy.

Viewpoint Medical
Viewpoint propose a device that medical staff can carry in their pocket and use to see difficult
veins that are otherwise not visible to the naked eye. The portable device attaches to a
light-weight flexible stand, for hands-free use. It is positioned above the venipuncture site and
the veins underneath are projected onto the surface of the skin. Visualisation of the veins
increases needle stick accuracy and thus reduces the time & pain associated with venipuncture
procedures.

Tympany Medical
360 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. Interventions to address hearing loss,
improve quality of life and are cost-effective. Tympany is a platform for performing minimally
invasive ear surgeries, reducing unnecessary mastoidectomys and improving outcomes.
Tympany aims be an international gold-standard device for ear surgery.
Rory O’Callaghan – rory.ocallaghan@bioinnovate.ie
SNAQ Platform
We enable regulated digital therapies to get to market significantly faster.

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