Pocket-size Health Screening

 

corvolution GmbH, a KIT spinoff, offers a sensor system for 48-h health checkups. Its use in industrial health management contributes to improved health of personnel.

Die drei Gründer von corvolution (v.l.n.r.): Dr. Stefan Lamparth, Dr. Malte Kirst und Dr. Silvester Fuhrhop.

The three founders of corvolution (from the left): Dr. Stefan Lamparth, Dr. Malte Kirst und Dr. Silvester Fuhrhop.

Health is widely known to be man‘s greatest asset. This applies not only to private health but also to health in the working environment. Healthy and capable staff members are the most important resource of a successful company. In times of rising workloads, prevention and health maintenance are therefore topics of increasing importance. This upward trend was recognized by Dr. Silvester Fuhrhop, Dr. Malte Kirst, and Dr. Stefan Lamparth some time ago; while working on their doctoral theses at the KIT Institute for Information Processing Technology (ITIV), the authors intensively worked on non-invasive diagnostic tools in cardiology and movement monitoring. Continue reading

Innovation award NEO – More health for the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion

Aging is a process that no one can defy. Additionally, demographic change and other factors accompany aging. The Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion (TRK) takes up this topic in the course of its innovation award NEO. With this prize, the TRK wants to promote innovative solutions that influence our future life. The award is presented by the TRK with a different topic every year. The emphasis of the NEO 2015 is the topic of health technology. More specifically, innovative solutions in the areas of diagnostics, therapy, rehab, prevention, health support, and telemedicine.

The competition is directed toward all people, academic and other institutions, companies, and clubs that are connected to the TRK, be it through studies or the location of the company. Do you have an innovative business idea in the area of health technology? Then use this opportunity to win € 20,000 and apply by April 27, 2015!

The competition has two stages. After the first round of applications, the jury will make a preselection and invite 10 applicants to hand in a detailed draft. The grand award ceremony will take place on October 13, 2015 at Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH in Baden-Baden.