EIT Health DiGinnovation Challenge: Winner Portabiles Healthcare Technologies receives € 350,000


Portabiles HCT is delighted to win EIT Health's DiGinnovation Challenge: €350K investment will make the app "ParkinsonGo" fit for the German and French markets It was an exciting few days until the announcement of the winners of EIT Health's DiGinnovation Challenge. After all, the chance of being selected was only 50 percent after several hard-fought selection rounds, and the remaining competitors were just as high-calibre. Last week, however, EIT Health announced at its EIT Health Summit in Stockholm that Portabiles, along with the Polish start-up Prosoma, can look forward to a € 350 K investment.  "It makes me proud that [...]


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


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 [...]


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


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 [...]


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


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 [...]


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


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).


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


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

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