Category Archives: Emerging technologies

HT&Y The Health Tech and Age Award Shortlist: MIRA Rehab

The MIRA platform is an innovative software platform containing clinically based video games designed to assist the rehabilitation and physical therapy treatment by providing a fun and engaging tool. To address the problem of ageing population and falls among older … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Health Tech and Age Award Shortlist: Memrica Prompt

Prompt tackles the anxiety about forgetting that hits the confidence of active people with a memory problem, often leading to withdrawal, isolation, depression, reduced independence and stress for families. The Prompt app compiles shared histories of each user’s favourite people … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Future Award Shortlist: Portable Allergen Tester

In the UK over 20000 patients are admitted to hospital each year with allergic reactions (HSCIC 2014) this is costing the NHS over 68 million a year. Half of all deaths from food-induced anaphylaxis happen in restaurants. The Portable Allergen … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Future Award Shortlist: Sensewear

Sensewear is a collection of clothes and accessories that emphasise the use of senses. The collection is inspired by therapies applied to Sensory Processing Disorders. The aim of the project is to design an inclusive collection wearable by anyone which … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Challenge Award Shortlist: Affinity

Affinity by Entia is a handheld device that empowers people with cancer to monitor their response to chemotherapy from home. With a simple finger prick test Affinity measures white blood cell platelet red blood cell counts and temperature; a selection … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Challenge Award Shortlist: Harm Calm

Calm Harm is an app designed to help young people manage the urge to self-harm. The clinician-developed app provides tasks that help resist or manage urges to self-harm and uses ideas from an evidence-based theory called DBT. The app gets … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Challenge Award Shortlist: Mevia

Mevia helps patients take the right medication dose at the right time. Through our innovative solution of printed traces electronics and IT system that can be adapted to any primary pharmaceutical packaging we can detect when a pill or dose … Continue reading

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