2802, 2022

Portabiles Healthcare Technologies receives 3 million euros in Series A financing round

February 28th, 2022|

Press release Startup Portabiles Healthcare Technologies, specialist in high-precision gait analysis for movement disorders, successfully closes its Series-A financing round. The digital health start-up Portabiles Healthcare Technologies (PHCT) has closed its Series-A financing round with a total of 3 million euros. PHCT develops telemedical solutions for the optimised care of Parkinson's patients with "Mobile GaitLab", which was certified as a medical device according to the MDR directive in 2021. PHCT received growth capital from business angels as well as from Startup Shield Bayern. Further investors such as EIT Health, Mayer & Partner Unternehmensberatung GmbH and the crowdfunding platform Aescuvest also [...]

2407, 2020

Medical Device Certification! Patients can look forward to a more individual and better care

July 24th, 2020|

Press release Patient Care with Wearables - Medical Device from Portabiles HealthCare Technologies supports Therapy of Parkinson Patients Parkinson's patients can look forward to more individual and better care in the future. With "Mobile GaitLab", the start-up Portabiles HealthCare Technologies has developed an intelligent solution to support therapy decisions which is now certified as a medical device. For CEO Ralph Steidl, this marks a decisive milestone: "Patients have repeatedly asked us when our "sensor shoe" may be used for their care outside of studies. Our answer: From now on - the certification makes it possible!" Particularly in Parkinson's Disease, the [...]

907, 2020

Portabiles HCT receives 500k investment from EIT Health – A milestone!

July 9th, 2020|

Today we eagerly awaited the official announcement of Dr. Kurt Höller, Director Business Creation EIT Health:  We are one of 11 European companies that can look forward to a 500k investment from EIT Health. In May, EIT Health initiated the 5.5 million Euro "Start-Up Rescue Instrument" and thereby addressed innovative start-ups in the fields of medical technology, digital health and biotechnology. The measure is intended to close and alleviate financing gaps caused by COVID-19. After two highly challenging selection rounds with a total of 120 competitors, last week we made it into the all-important final pitch round in front of [...]

801, 2020

Sat1 Bayern: “Medical technology in Bavaria” – Gait analysis for Parkinson´s patients

January 8th, 2020|

How do our clinical partners use gait analysis in their daily routine? How can artificial intelligence improve the care of Parkinson´s patients? Look here to get a small insight into our joint work with the University Hospital Erlangen and the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Lab (FAU).

1911, 2019

Insuring Digital Health – Successful Speeddating between Startups and Health Insurance Companies

November 19th, 2019|

Developing patient-oriented solutions for digital healthcare of tomorrow was the goal of an intensive exchange between start-ups and health insurance companies in Heidelberg. EIT Health, EIT Digital and the 5-HT Digital Hub for Chemistry&Health jointly launched the "Speeddating" for October 22. Our CEO, Ralph Steidl, experienced a successful day and promising discussions with the health insurance representatives. Thank you very much for that. Read the report of the organizer 5-HT Digital Hub for Chemistry&Health here: Picture: 5-HT Digital Hub Chemistry & Health

2609, 2019

“From Movement to Diagnosis”: Mobile Gait Lab featured on ARD-alpha

September 26th, 2019|

Our founding members Prof. Björn Eskofier and Prof. Jochen Kluchen present their research and clinical perspective on mobile gait analysis on German national television. Follow them together with science journalist Andrea Lauterbach:

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