The SentiSock, manufactured by Metafas (Asten, The Netherlands) on behalf of healthcare technology company Mentech, helps with early stress recognition in the disability and elderly care sector. This advanced sock is designed to detect stress early by measuring physiological parameters, such as skin conductance, heart rate and movement. In combination with artificial intelligence, the SentiSock provides caregivers with a valuable tool to better understand and manage otherwise unintelligible behaviour in patients.
Axithra, a new spin-off of imec (Leuven, Belgium) and Ghent University, announced a 10 million euro seed round, securing the first two years of R&D. Axithra develops a technology platform for therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) to quickly and accurately measure drug concentrations in a patient’s blood.
Canatu (Vantaa, Finland), boasts unique expertise in how to adapt carbon nanotubes (CNT) to different contexts and uses. In partnership with forerunners, they innovate breakthroughs with the potential to redefine industries. “Seeking new opportunities comes naturally to us, and our experts are continuously thinking ahead of what’s to come, expanding what is possible with nanocarbon,” the company stated in a recent press release.