A UCD medical device start up Kinesis Health Technologies has won a US tech pitching competition. The company won $4,500 (€3,900) in prize money. The company develops wearable sensor technologies for older people to prevent falls.
Kinesis wins overall prize
Kinesis Health Technologies was also the overall winner of the Tech Day pitching competition at the 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress in San Francisco.
They pitched at the Tech Day event ‘Technology and Ageing – Innovation for Independence and Innovation’ along with start ups from around the world.
“After winning the Tech Day Award, this prize provides great recognition for the Kinesis team and provides further external validation of the value and impact of our products to the global ageing care market,” said Seamus Small, CEO and co-founder of Kinesis.