Company founded: May 2011
Stand alone electronic insoles continuously measuring plantar pressure for diabetic people
Powersens S.A. (located in Geneva, Switzerland) is a startup company focusing on solving a compelling need for the prevention and treatment of orthopedic trauma with an electronic shoe insole that retrieves foot data for biofeedback and analysis.
Indeed, the patented insoles integrated with innovative pressure sensors placed inside the shoe, monitor plantar pressure throughout the day. The insoles helps people to walk and prevent orthopaedic complications by informing the user through biofeedback signals on a smart-phone. They also retrieve foot data which enables health care providers to give better treatment.
For instance, the device is specifically well suited for people with foot plantar ulcer were faster treatment and prevention can be achieved with significant reduction of treatment cost for over 7 millions of users per year in Europe and U.S.A.
This affordable, reliable, stand alone, simple and comfortable product has a high potential in the medical market and furthermore in the sport and game market.
- - Market strategy
- - Flyer
- - Another innovation trophy for the prevention of foot
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- - HUG Journée Innovation: Electronique abstract
- - HUG Journée Innovation: Electronique poster
- - Prix HUG; Honneur à l'innovation 2009
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